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Finding glimmers for a new Pirates window of winning - Beyond the Box Score

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 09:07

Beyond the Box Score

Finding glimmers for a new Pirates window of winning
Beyond the Box Score
The PIttsburgh Pirates trading away Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen could rightly be seen as a white flag being displayed by the organization. Cole and Cutch were supposed to pair up to lead the Pirates to the promised land, the ace challenging for Cy ...
Thousands sign petition urging Pirates owner Bob Nutting to sell the teamPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Fed up Pirates fans want Bob Nutting to sell team after tradesESPN (press release) (blog)
Pirates fans start petition asking MLB to force owner Bob Nutting to sell teamSporting News
Call to the Pen -FOX43.com -ESPN
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Josh Harrison: 'Perhaps it would be better for all involved' if Pirates trade me, too - ESPN

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:35

Beyond the Box Score

Josh Harrison: 'Perhaps it would be better for all involved' if Pirates trade me, too
ESPN
The Pirates received six players -- either minor league prospects or young major leaguers with little experience -- combined in the two trades. "Baseball is a business and I understand that trades are part of the business," Harrison said. "While I love ...
Finding glimmers for a new Pirates window of winningBeyond the Box Score
Team turmoil? Pittsburgh Pirates fans irate at Bob NuttingThe Mercury News
Thousands sign petition urging Pirates owner Bob Nutting to sell the teamPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Yahoo Sports -Sporting News -Call to the Pen
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Pittsburgh Pirates: Trade destinations for Josh Harrison - Call to the Pen

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 07:33

Call to the Pen

Pittsburgh Pirates: Trade destinations for Josh Harrison
Call to the Pen
... but he is a gap-to-gap hitter that produces. The utility man gives teams a guy that can play multiple positions both in the infield and outfield. Harrison's made two All-Star teams, including in 2017. In last season's All-Star campaign, Harrison ...
Thousands sign petition urging Pirates owner Bob Nutting to sell the teamPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Finding glimmers for a new Pirates window of winningBeyond the Box Score
Josh Harrison Would Prefer Trade If Pirates Won't ContendRealGM.com
ESPN -Sportskeeda
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Pittsburgh Pirates: Bullpening Revolution may be coming - Rum Bunter

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:34

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates: Bullpening Revolution may be coming
Rum Bunter
The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired a lot of relievers over the last few days. Bullpenning has been a common theme in the playoffs these last two seasons, with the Cleveland Indians making Andrew Miller into a multi-inning threat compared to that of ...
Fans may never forgive Pirates for trading Andrew McCutchenESPN (blog)
J-Hay desires trade if Bucs won't contend in '18MLB.com
Rosenthal: Josh Harrison wants to be traded if Pirates not serious about contendingThe Athletic
Baseball-Reference.com -Baseball-Reference.com
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Following McCutchen Trade, Thousands Of Fans Sign Petition To Force Sale Of Pittsburgh Pirates - CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 18:25

CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Following McCutchen Trade, Thousands Of Fans Sign Petition To Force Sale Of Pittsburgh Pirates
CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — After trading away the face of the franchise, thousands of angry Pittsburgh Pirates fans are trying to force the sale of the team. A Change.org petition has been been started for “MLB to force Bob Nutting to sell the Pittsburgh ...
Doc: Pirates fire sale bad for baseballCincinnati.com
One Pirates player wants out of Pittsburgh after team's recent tradesYahoo Sports
Fans may never forgive Pirates for trading Andrew McCutchen ...ESPN (blog)
MLB.com -The Athletic -Baseball-Reference.com -Baseball-Reference.com
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Doc: Pirates fire sale bad for baseball - Cincinnati.com

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:37

Cincinnati.com

Doc: Pirates fire sale bad for baseball
Cincinnati.com
The Pittsburgh Pirates died again Monday. Time of death was late afternoon, in the sort of shadows that, many years ago, the Pirates routinely associated with postseason day games. Cause of death was Major League Baseball and its flawed economics. On ...
One Pirates player wants out of Pittsburgh after team's recent tradesYahoo Sports
Fans may never forgive Pirates for trading Andrew McCutchenESPN (blog)
J-Hay desires trade if Bucs won't contend in '18MLB.com
The Athletic -Baseball-Reference.com -Baseball-Reference.com
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J-Hay desires trade if Bucs won't contend in '18 - MLB.com

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 16:18

J-Hay desires trade if Bucs won't contend in '18
MLB.com
Pirates general manager Neal Huntington did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "Baseball is a business, and I understand that trades are part of the business," Harrison said in a statement published on The Athletic. "While I love this ...

Celebrate 50 years of Pirates baseball in Bradenton with a new, local beer on tap at games this spring - Bradenton Herald

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 14:47

Bradenton Herald

Celebrate 50 years of Pirates baseball in Bradenton with a new, local beer on tap at games this spring
Bradenton Herald
As the Pittsburgh Pirates prepare to celebrate 50 years of spring training in Bradenton, a local, family-owned brewery is spinning some gold of its own. To commemorate the golden anniversary, Darwin Brewing Company brewers created a golden ale on ...

The Pirates Could Have Been Contenders, but Ownership Cried Poverty and Betrayed Their Fans - Sports Illustrated

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 14:05

Sports Illustrated

The Pirates Could Have Been Contenders, but Ownership Cried Poverty and Betrayed Their Fans
Sports Illustrated
The high-water mark of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 21st century came on the night of Oct. 1, 2013, as 40,487 fans clad in black and gold rang PNC Park with chants of “CUE-TO, CUE-TO.” On the mound stood Reds ace Johnny Cueto, Cincinnati's choice to ...
Fans may never forgive Pirates for trading Andrew McCutchenESPN (blog)
Following McCutchen Trade, Thousands Of Fans Sign Petition To Force Sale Of Pittsburgh PiratesCBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
One Pirates player wants out of Pittsburgh after team's recent tradesYahoo Sports
Rum Bunter -Cincinnati.com -Bless You Boys (blog) -The Athletic
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Pittsburgh Pirates: Reactions to the Gerrit Cole Trade - Rum Bunter

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:04

Rum Bunter

Pittsburgh Pirates: Reactions to the Gerrit Cole Trade
Rum Bunter
So when initial reports about the Pittsburgh Pirates and Houston Astros being in deep talks regarding Cole surfaced, many expected multiple top prospects. Names like Forrest Whitley or Kyle Tucker were expected to be part of the return, the two top ...

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Doc: The demise of the Pirates is bad for Major League Baseball - Cincinnati.com (blog)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:00

Cincinnati.com (blog)

Doc: The demise of the Pirates is bad for Major League Baseball
Cincinnati.com (blog)
Mourning, Mobsters. I didn't intend to dwell yet again on the recent death of my erstwhile team that sucks. But the Pittsburgh Pirates are everything that's wrong with MLB on the eve of spring training 2018. The Reds better hope their current ...
Tipsheet: Pirates concede 2018 season, opt for overhaulSTLtoday.com
The Pirates Could Have Been Contenders, but Ownership Cried Poverty and Betrayed Their FansSports Illustrated
The unique sadness of the Andrew McCutchen tradeSB Nation
The Athletic -Pirates Breakdown -Call to the Pen
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The Pirates traded Andrew McCutchen, and are rebuilding much differently than the Tigers - Bless You Boys (blog)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:40

Bless You Boys (blog)

The Pirates traded Andrew McCutchen, and are rebuilding much differently than the Tigers
Bless You Boys (blog)
While the general consensus is that the Pirates sold short on both players (Cole, in particular), the aim here is obvious. All six players the Bucs acquired are at least within striking distance of the major leagues. Four of them — Crick, pitchers ...
Pittsburgh Pirates: Colin Moran finally getting his chanceCall to the Pen
Thoughts on the McCutchen and Cole tradesBucs Dugout
Pittsburgh Pirates: Projecting the 2018 Starting RotationWBLZMedia (blog)
Detroit Free Press
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Fans may never forgive Pirates for trading Andrew McCutchen - ESPN (blog)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:05

ESPN (blog)

Fans may never forgive Pirates for trading Andrew McCutchen
ESPN (blog)
Within minutes after former MVP Andrew McCutchen received the phone call late Monday afternoon that he was no longer a member of the Pirates, reports emerged that Pittsburgh has a multiyear agreement in place with talented closer Felipe Rivero. The ...
Following McCutchen Trade, Thousands Of Fans Sign Petition To Force Sale Of Pittsburgh PiratesCBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
Harrison wants trade if Pirates won't contendCincinnati.com
The McCutchen Trade: Three truths and three mythsPirates Breakdown
Rum Bunter -The Athletic -Call to the Pen -The Athletic
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Tipsheet: Pirates concede 2018 season, opt for overhaul - STLtoday.com

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:01

STLtoday.com

Tipsheet: Pirates concede 2018 season, opt for overhaul
STLtoday.com
The Pittsburgh Pirates finally gave up chasing the Chicago Cubs, at least in the near term. By trading starting pitcher Gerrit Cole to the Houston Astros for righthanders Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz, third baseman Colin Moran and outfielder Jason ...
Doc: The demise of the Pirates is bad for Major League BaseballCincinnati.com (blog)
How will the Pittsburgh Pirates replace McCutchen's production?Pirates Breakdown
The unique sadness of the Andrew McCutchen tradeSB Nation
Call to the Pen -Boston Herald -Rum Bunter
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Pittsburgh Pirates building backwards with McCutchen trade, Rivero - Call to the Pen

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 07:38

Call to the Pen

Pittsburgh Pirates building backwards with McCutchen trade, Rivero
Call to the Pen
Not all hope is lost in Pittsburgh. On the same day they traded McCutchen, the Pirates also agreed to a four-year extension with young up-and-coming closer Felipe Rivero. This is an essential transaction because it locks down the ninth inning for at ...
Pittsburgh Pirates sign LHP Felipe Rivero to 4-year extensionPirates Breakdown
Pirates sign Felipe Rivero to a new contract extensionRum Bunter
Pirates agree to four-year deal with Felipe Rivero - Bucs DugoutBucs Dugout
Bleacher Report -FanRag Sports (blog) -The Comeback
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Pittsburgh Pirates: Colin Moran finally getting his chance - Call to the Pen

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:06

Call to the Pen

Pittsburgh Pirates: Colin Moran finally getting his chance
Call to the Pen
It is easy to look at the Pittsburgh Pirates trade of Gerrit Cole and pronounce the Houston Astros as the winners. In exchange for the Pirates ace, they gave up an interesting bullpen piece in Michael Feliz, possible future reliever Joe Mosgrove, minor ...
The Pirates traded Andrew McCutchen, and are rebuilding much differently than the TigersBless You Boys (blog)
Thoughts on the McCutchen and Cole tradesBucs Dugout
Pittsburgh Pirates: Projecting the 2018 Starting RotationWBLZMedia (blog)
Detroit Free Press
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Looking At New Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Joe Musgrove - Rum Bunter

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 05:35

Rum Bunter

Looking At New Pittsburgh Pirates Pitcher Joe Musgrove
Rum Bunter
The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired Joe Musgrove from the Houston Astros over the weekend for Gerrit Cole. What is the look and upside of Musgrove moving forward for the Pittsburgh Pirates? Right handed pitcher Joe Musgrove last season pitched in 38 games ...

29 days until the Pittsburgh Pirates have their first workout of the spring - Rum Bunter

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 03:50

Rum Bunter

29 days until the Pittsburgh Pirates have their first workout of the spring
Rum Bunter
Cervelli was a huge reason why the Pirates won 98 games in 2015. Francisco Cervelli's 2015 season earned him a contract extension with the Pittsburgh Pirates. In May of 2016, Cervelli signed a three-year $31 million contract extension with the Pirates ...

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We miss what we never had. In 2013-15, the sample cart finally swung around the Pittsburgh Pirates fanbase, and it sprinkled on the palate what these devoted enthusiasts have been missing out on since the early ‘90s: glory.
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There are idioms out there that can seamlessly describe a situation. For Kevin Stallings, saying that the deck is stacked against him would not be potent enough.
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Jacksonville, thanks to a high-powered offensive attack, raced out to a 21-0 advantage in the first half, never losing the lead in its 45-42 win over the Steelers at Heinz Field Sunday in the AFC Divisional playoff matchup.
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The Cole Train has left the station. After an offseason of speculation and trade rumors, the Pirates finally traded their ace to the Houston Astros Saturday night, receiving right-handers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz, third baseman Colin Moran and outfielder Jason Martin in return.
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Josh Bell had not hit a walk-off home run since he was a member of the Altoona Curve in 2015. He changed that Friday with a soaring shot for the left field loonies.
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Francisco Cervelli is as passionate about the current state of Venezuela as anybody you'll find. Last month, the Pirates' catcher spoke passionately about the movement, his country's state of affairs and the future of Venezuela.
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Gustav Nyquist and Jimmy Howard led the way for the Red Wings, who landed Pittsburgh its fourth straight regulation loss.
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