Category : Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates Aquire 1B Ike Davis 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, […]

Indianapolis Indians News and Notes: Polanco, Taillon, Cumpton, Lambo 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 […]

Pirates sign Starling Marte to a 6yr/$31mil contract 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 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 […]