CHARLESTON, WV - Stephen Alemais spent the offseason doing what Little Leaguers dream about — working on his swing with Carlos Beltran and Jose Reyes. Throughout the winter, Alemais posted videos of his training and workouts, which Tim Williams analyzed in a detailed report this March. Alemais sees a lot of himself in Reyes. "We're both […]
Technically the minor league season is in day 25 now, but it's the last day of April, so I wanted to look at some things of interest from the first month of the season. I'm going to quickly touch on one topic from each team.
MIAMI - From August 14th, 2013 to July 27th, 2016, the Pittsburgh Pirates combined for five complete games. The pitchers involved in those complete games were Francisco Liriano, Edinson Volquez, Vance Worley, Jeff Locke, and Gerrit Cole.
Nova pitched at least seven innings for the third consecutive start.
The Pittsburgh Pirates blank the Miami Marlins 4-0 in a gem of a complete game for Ivan Nova in the Sunshine State.
MIAMI - Last night the Pirates had a comfortable lead late in a 12-2 blowout, which allowed them to give some of their starters a bit of rest. By the end of the game, the infield had an alignment with Josh Bell at first base, Phil Gosselin at second, Gift Ngoepe at shortstop, and Alen […]
A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time (Tyler Glasnow, Trevor Williams, Alen Hanson, Jose Osuna), or loses his prospect eligibility, he will be removed from this list.
The Pirates put David Freese on the DL Saturday and promoted outfielder Danny Ortiz.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have purchased the contract of outfielder Danny Ortiz and called him up for tonight's game against the Miami Marlins. To make room on the active roster, third baseman David Freese was placed on the 10-day disabled list.
The Pirates hit the road for a massive 17 games-in-a-row run - and they've got the clothes, the tools and the "gifts" they need for success.