What is coming for the pirates after their losses?

What is coming for the pirates after their losses?

It’s been more than a tough weekend for the pirates. I mean, their performance has been on and off, but the three game weekend has proven itself to be something they can’t seem to be able to handle right now. The performance has not been the most hopeful display of...
The Rangers Have Defied the Odds So Far

The Rangers Have Defied the Odds So Far

With the MLB All-Star break upon us, it’s time to reflect on some unexpected events that have taken place over the past three-plus months. It’d be impossible to not immediately think about the Texas Rangers when going through this exercise. On the eve of...
The Numbers Behind Manny Machado’s Hot Streak

The Numbers Behind Manny Machado’s Hot Streak

No ballplayer wants to get their season off to a slow start, especially free agents who are trying to make an immediate impact on a new club. As much as he may want to just be another part of the team, it’s hard to categorize Manny Machado as such, especially...
MLB Players Due for a Trade

MLB Players Due for a Trade

A few things are synonymous with the month of July for baseball fans. Obviously, a big draw (for some) is the Home Run Derby and All-Star Game, but what captivates just about everyone is the trade deadline. At this time of the season, trades can have a huge impact on...
Bryan Reynolds is proving he belongs

Bryan Reynolds is proving he belongs

Mike Nicastro is the author of this piece. Eight-game losing streaks are never fun. The Pirates have endured one of the toughest weeks in recent memory, but that doesn’t mean there still can’t be bright spots along the way. The shining star this past week for the...
Health, call-ups, and trades: Oh My

Health, call-ups, and trades: Oh My

The Pirates are a team getting by with some call ups and a rotation that has been getting it done for the most part this season, but if they want to get back to where they were before this eight-game losing streak happened, they need to get healthy. That started...
Tucker, Reynolds provide boost for young Bucs

Tucker, Reynolds provide boost for young Bucs

It was a good day Saturday for the Pittsburgh Pirates as the baseball club came away a 3-1 win against the San Francisco Giants in 5 innings after being called due to rain. The Pirates have won five games in row and continue to be in first place in the NL Central,...
Jordan Lyles spins another gem, makes fans a believer

Jordan Lyles spins another gem, makes fans a believer

Mike Nicastro is the author of this article. When the Pirates signed Jordan Lyles in December, Pirates general manager Neal Huntington publicly stated that the big righthander would have every opportunity to pitch in the starting rotation. Not even he could have...