Category : Pittsburgh

The Indianapolis Indians swept the Columbus Clippers this weekend in Columbus. This was my first opportunity to have the pleasure of watching Gregory Polanco play a series. Polanco certainly did not disappoint! He showed off his arm by throwing out a runner at the plate, showcased his speed during his two infield hits (including a […]

Indianapolis Indians Win Opener in 10 innings, 2-1 Casey Sadler pitched 6 strong innings and third baseman Brent Morel drove in Matt Hague in the top of the 10th inning to defeat the Columbus Clippers 2-1. Hague led off the 10th with a bloop double, Brent Morel singled In “The Hit Collector”, but was thrown […]

The free agent signing of Edison Volquez has caused much anguish in the minds of Pirates fans. In 2013 he led the NL in ER (108) and posted the highest ERA (5.71) of all of the 81 SP’s who qualified for the MLB ERA title. The $5 million question is why did we sign the […]

The Pirates and Starling Marte have agreed to a 6yr/31mil contract extension, pending a physical. Marte’s deal covers all of his five pre-arbitration and arbitration years. In addition, it covers one free agent year. The deal gives the Pirates two additional club options, if they are exercised the contract would would cover two more free […]

The Pirates have acquired SP Vance Worley from the Twins for cash considerations. Worley, 26, has had MLB success with the Phillies, and pitched 2 games for them in the 2011 NLDS. He was hit hard last year postings 7.21 ERA in 48.2 innings for the Twins, Worley saw a drastic decrease in K/9 and […]