17 hrs ago
Teammates react to Cutch's surprise proposal
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19 hrs ago
Five Reasons Why I Like the Edinson Volquez Signing
Sep 20, 2013; San Diego, CA, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Edinson Volquez throws during the third inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.
20 hrs ago
Add Volquez, too
The Pirates and free agent right-hander Edinson Volquez have agreed to a one-year contract worth $5 million, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports .
22 hrs ago
Source: Pirates, Morton agree to $21M deal
Right-hander Charlie Morton has reached an agreement on a three-year, $21 million contract extension with the Pittsburgh Pirates , a baseball source told ESPN.com.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Brew Crew Ball
Brew Crew Blasts #6: Ramirez reaches out
Aramis Ramirez has played 123 games or more in eight of the last ten seasons. Unfortunately, 2013 was one of those exceptions.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Pirates expect decision soon from Burnett
"He's earned the right to make a decision: Does he want to pitch another year?" general manager Neal Huntington said Monday, the first day of the winter meetings at Disney's Swan and Dolphin Resort.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Let's get Joey Bats
Thought I'd share an interesting trade idea - the Pirates ideal trade target should be Jose Bautista , and they could possibly do so without giving up Taillon or Polanco.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Cubs' Rebuilding Process: Other Teams Have Shown That Rebuild Can Be Effective
Javier Baez is one of many Cubs prospects that hopes to make the wait worth it in Chicago.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
2013 Pirates had NL's worst hitting pitchers
In yesterday's thread, some commenters mentioned Pirates pitchers' dreadful hitting last season.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?
Sawchik: Pirates 'finalists' for Josh Johnson
Josh Johnson is 6'7", he's capable of throwing hard, he strikes out a ton of hitters, and he's coming off of a mediocre year in 2012 with Miami and an abjectly terribly 2013 in Toronto.
Josh Johnson Would be a Nice Addition to Pittsburgh Pirates' Rotation
The Pittsburgh Pirates have had some recent success with reclamation projects like Francisco Liriano and A.J. Burnett and right now are considered finalists for the Josh Johnson sweepstakes.
Pittsburgh Pirates Rumors: Mark Trumbo A Viable Trade Target?
As the Pittsburgh Pirates should be well aware of by now, home run power is a commodity that's steadily becoming less available around MLB .
All quiet on the Burnett front
While rumors of all manner are ricocheting around MLB as free agency heats up the hot stove -- 'Josh Johnson would prefer to pitch for Giants or Padres'; 'Rangers interested in Shin-Soo Choo'; 'Roy Oswalt plans to pitch in 2014' -- there's barely been a word about one of the best pitchers available -- A.J. Burnett.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Unnecessary Off-season Hypothetical: Jamo Time?
Because it's the off-season, and because there's nothing much better to do, I thought I'd invent a problem and let the good folks at Bucs Dugout decide what to do about it.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
How Did 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Win 94 Games?
The Pittsburgh Pirates won 94 games and I wonder if we consider the magnitude of what they did.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Where have you gone Andy Van Slyke?
Clint Hurdle is the NL Manager of the Year
As expected, Clint Hurdle was announced as the National League Manager of the Year earlier this evening .