May 6, 2014
Pirates notebook: Irwin's turn to help bullpen
Before this season, Phil Irwin's most recent relief appearance came in 2012. Scheduled to double-team, or "piggyback," an outing with a rehabilitating Jeff Karstens, Irwin would take over when Karstens had exhausted his allotted 90 pitches.
RAILRIDERS: Leroux finds success in slowing things down
Baseball is a game of numbers, and there are still times he still loves to see what a gift he has in his right arm.
Kings of Kauffman
Free Agents that Could Help the Kansas City Royals
Oct. 1, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Jeff Karstens pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the seventh inning at PNC Park.
Jose Tabata: Just Another Heart Breaker?
Gregory Polanco was loosely tied to Roberto Clemente by the Pittsburgh Pirates super scout Rene Gayo.
VIDEO: Who Is Steve Shenbaum And Why Do Pirates Use Him?
Steve Shenbaum is a former actor. He is also the President of 'game on Nation,' a communication, leadership, and business consultancy best known for its work with corporations, collegiate, and professional athletes and athletic teams.