Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Review: Jordan Luplow

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The Pittsburgh Pirates season is over and the championship series is still going on.  No moves to bolster the 2019…

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Review: Nick Kingham

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The Pittsburgh Pirates season is over and the championship series is still going on.  No moves to bolster the 2019…

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospects Review: Off The List

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The Pittsburgh Pirates season is over and the divisional series is still going on.  No moves to bolster the 2019…

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Replacing Edgar Santana in 2019: Part Two

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The 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates season has been over for a little less than a week, but it’s never too early…

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Replacing Edgar Santana In 2019

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The 2018 Pittsburgh Pirates season is over, and despite it being just one day, it’s never too early to think…

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Josh Bell: Improvement and Dissapointment

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A year ago, Pirates first baseman Josh Bell hit for power, and their were lofty expectations to uphold given his…

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Pablo Reyes, His Ceiling, And What The Future Holds

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The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled Pablo Reyes for September.  He has provided a spark for the team so far.  But what…

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Pittsburgh Pirates: Shutting Down Keone Kela

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The Pittsburgh Pirates bolstered their bullpen this year at the trade deadline with a trade of Keone Kela.  They have…

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Rankings

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The Pittsburgh Pirates farm system is neither good nor bad, but rather they’re relatively average.  Here’s a quick glance at…

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Jameson Taillon And Increasing Strikeouts

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Jameson Taillon has taken a step forward this year, lowering his ERA by about a full run.  He is also…

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Corey Dickerson And His Recent Struggles

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Corey Dickerson got off to a hot start for the Pittsburgh Pirates, but then cooled off before getting hot again. …

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Chris Archer and Pitching Inside

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Chris Archer has struggled so far with the Pittsburgh Pirates, but it’s been a season and last couple of years…

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Looking At The Red-Hot Adam Frazier

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Adam Frazier struggled early on in the 2018 season, even getting demoted at one point in June.  Since being recalled,…

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The Ebbs and Flows Of The Pittsburgh Pirates Offense

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The Pittsburgh Pirates offense has suffered lately, scoring seven runs in their last seven games.  Part of the issue is…

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Felipe Vazquez Trusting The Slider Again

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Felipe Vazquez struggled to start the year, and the usage for one of his best weapons, the slider, had gone…

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Kyle Crick And Different Pitching Metrics

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The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired reliever Kyle Crick this offseason for Andrew McCutchen, and he’s had a solid year in terms…

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Pirates Pitchers: Pitching After Coors and Rest

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The Pittsburgh Pirates started Clay Holmes on Friday as a way to push back their starters from the previous series…

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Looking at Richard Rodriguez’s Workload

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There’s 46 games left in the Pittsburgh Pirates regular season.  Two of the club’s most used relief pitchers are inexperienced…

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Looking at Edgar Santana’s Workload

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There’s 50 games left in the Pittsburgh Pirates regular season.  Two of the club’s most used relief pitchers are inexperienced…

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Colin Moran: Expectations, Performance, and Power

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Colin Moran came over in the Gerrit Cole trade as a swing changer who developed tapped into his power in…

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Kevin Newman, Matt Duffy, And An Outside The Box Upgrade

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Kevin Newman is knocking at the door at the top level of the minor leagues.  Matt Duffy is a contact…

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Examining the Pirates’ Lack of Middle Infield Production

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The Pittsburgh Pirates have won nine straight with their win over the Reds on Sunday.  After a dull stretch between…

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The Pirates And The Path Post The All-Star Break

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The Pirates concluded their pre All-Star break with a five game sweep over the Milwaukee Brewers, getting to one game…

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Gregory Polanco and Defensive Metrics

Gregory Polanco has either been well below average defensively to average defensively.  A look at the different defensive metrics and…

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David Freese, Colin Moran, and the Pirates Problem

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The Pittsburgh Pirates traded Gerrit Cole in exchange for three Major League players and a minor league prospect.  The goal,…

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Pittsburgh Pirates And Roster Construction

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The Pittsburgh Pirates entered Sunday with a record of 40-48, one and a half games up on division trailer Cincinnati…

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Where Has the Pittsburgh Pirates Offense Gone?

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The Pittsburgh Pirates started the season on fire, scoring runs and hitting the ball well in cold weather conditions.  Since…

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Another Look At Joe Musgrove’s Slider and Cutter

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Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Joe Musgrove throws both a cutter and slider, a unique pitch mix in its own way, but…

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Examining The Pittsburgh Pirates Outfield’s Recent Struggles

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The Pittsburgh Pirates outfield started with promise, but have since seen themselves fizzle off as the season has progressed. At…

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