Saturday Apr 5
Pittsburgh Pirates: What we've learned so far
Follow me on Twitter @jim_krug ; opening image credit totalprosports. A few shoot-from-the-hip thoughts after watching the rain delayed, surprising 12-2 series-opening drubbing of the St. Louis Cardinals 1. Once again, it looks like the strength of the Pittsburgh Pirates is going to be their starting pitching.
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Chicago Cubs opening series preview
The 2014 MLB regular season gets underway for the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday with a matchup against the Chicago Cubs.
Grossman's plate discipline earns him No. 2 spot in Astros lineup
A sixth round selection in 2008 out of Cy-Fair high school, Astros left fielder Robbie Grossman was taught plate discipline early.
The Winnipeg Free Press
David Ortiz goes 0 for 3, now batting .067 in spring; Wandy Rodriguez, Astros beat Red Sox 4-2
Wandy Rodriguez pitched four strong innings in his third spring training start and the Pittsburgh Pirates held slumping David Ortiz hitless Wednesday night in beating the Boston Red Sox 4-2.
Climbing Tal's Hill
Robbie Grossman breakout candidate
Outfielder Robbie Grossman has been one of the Astros hottest hitters this spring.