Category : Sports

Moments before yesterday’s first pitch the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets completed a trade the sent 1B Ike Davis to the Pirates for minor league right-handed reliever Zack Thornton and a player to be named later. The player to be named is said to be a significant piece, the teams have 6 months to […]

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 […]

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 […]

~Pirates backup catcher Chris Stewart had minor knee surgery and will be out 6-8 weeks, Tony Sanchez will open the season as the Pirates backup catcher, with Omir Santos and Nevin Ashley serving as depth in AAA. ~Pirates starting pitcher Francisco Liriano left his last start with tightness in his left groin. The injury is […]