Pittsburgh Pirates wake-up call: Those darn Cubs

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It was Opening Day at Wrigley Field as the Pirates took their four-game winning streak into a game against the…

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Timing could be right for Pirates to explore extensions for Taillon, Williams

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Two star pitchers recently signed team-friendly extensions, so should the Pittsburgh Pirates start considering similar deals with two of their…

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Nicastro: I Dreamed a Dream about Bryce Harper and the Pirates

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Michael Nicastro is the author of this piece. It’s October 22nd, 2019. The Pirates trail the defending National League champion…

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Pirates are dropping the ball with a conservative offseason

You’ve seen it by now, and if you’ve followed the Pirates’ offseason spending, or lack thereof, you’re not surprised. But…

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Pirates tossing around idea of using an ‘opener’ in 2018

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Mike Nicastro is the author of this article. With Tuesday’s trade of Ivan Nova to the Chicago White Sox, the…

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2018 Report Card – Jameson Taillon

Our series of 2018 Report Cards for the Pittsburgh Pirates continue today with another starting pitcher who continued his progression…

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Jameson Taillon becoming the ace the Pirates need

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Despite being out of the playoff race, the Pittsburgh Pirates are playing good baseball down the stretch, often utilizing lineups…

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Should the Pirates look to sign Jameson Taillon to an extension this winter?

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What Pittsburgh Pirates starter Jameson Taillon has been able to do has been remarkable of late. Taillon has held opponents…

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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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Is Jameson Taillon On His Way To Ace Status?

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Coming into 2018, fans expected big things out of the Pittsburgh Pirates 2010 number two overall pick, Jameson Taillon. He…

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Was the Colorado Series a Preview of the Good Times to Come?

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If you have even the slightest interest in Major League Baseball, chances are you are aware of the stigma that…

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6/25/18 Game Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates at New York Mets

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It seems like nothing can go right for the New York Mets (31-44) this season.  Despite scoring seven runs at…

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Jameson Taillon’s new toy

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Looking at the numbers, Pittsburgh Pirates’ starting pitcher Jameson Taillon has not lived up to expectations this season.  He is…

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Jameson Taillon needs to ignore expectations and just pitch

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Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jameson Taillon needs to forget about the lofty expectations and just go out and pitch.

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Do the Pittsburgh Pirates even really need an “Ace?”

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As the Pittsburgh Pirates continue to surprise, so does the pitching staff. The bullpen has come together nicely and they’ve…

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Jameson Taillon struggling to execute with two strikes

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Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jameson Taillon has all of the tools to be an ace. For now he needs to start executing better with two strikes.

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A look at Jameson Taillon’s early fastball usage

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Analyzing a pitcher can be one of the most interesting and time consuming exercises a baseball enthusiast can embark on. …

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A look at Jameson Taillon’s early season success

Jameson Taillon recently earned Player of the Week honors and has looked superb in his first two starts this season. …

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Pittsburgh Pirates Home Opener – A Reason to Smile

Today the long cold winter ends – baseball returns to Pittsburgh with the Pittsburgh Pirates’ home opener slated to begin…

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Pittsburgh Pirates rotation: Walking a tightrope?

The Pittsburgh Pirates rotation is seemingly a strength. But what can the first three games of the season tell us…

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A look at how Jameson Taillon keeps the ball in the ballpark

In a homer-happy world, Pittsburgh Pirates starter Jameson Taillon excels at keeping the ball in the park. Here’s how. Much…

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2017 in review: Jameson Taillon keeps on persevering

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ 2017 was a lousy one for most of the year. However, there was one huge bright spot,…

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Pittsburgh Pirates Fans – Play Catch for Cancer Tomorrow at PNC

Pittsburgh Pirates players team up with Allegheny Health Network to stage a record-breaking game of catch to raise awareness for…

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The arguments for and against shutting down Jameson Taillon

25-year-old right hander Jameson Taillon has endured more than his fair share of trials and tribulations this season, both on…

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