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Statcast Heroes: Bullpen Offense, Paul Skenes, Braxton Ashcraft, Outfield Depth

The Pittsburgh Pirates are 35-37 after winning two bullpen games in the last week, while getting reliable starts from their rotation. This week's Statcast...

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Pirates Prospect Watch: Thomas Harrington Throws Five Shutout For Altoona

Thomas Harrington pitched five shutout innings for the Altoona Curve on Sunday, bouncing back from a few rough outings in the process. Harrington allowed...

Pirates Prospect Watch: Khristian Curtis Strikes Out Nine in Six Shutout Innings

Khristian Curtis had the best start of his professional career on Saturday, leading the Bradenton Marauders to a 4-1 win. Curtis pitched six shutout...

Pirates Prospect Watch: Charles McAdoo Extends Hitting Streak to Ten Games

Charles McAdoo extended his hitting streak to ten games on Friday, in Greensboro's 14-5 victory. McAdoo went 2-for-5, knocking in three runs and also...

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The Pittsburgh Pirates called up right-handed pitcher Daulton Jefferies prior to Monday's game. With the bullpen depleted after two bullpen games over the last week, Jefferies joined Dennis Santana as the middle relief options available for...

First Pitch: The Other Side of the Bullpen Games

I love bullpen games. I'll start with the disclaimer that it is difficult for me to get into the fan mindset, where I need a specific outcome from any single Pittsburgh Pirates game. I run this site...

First Pitch: Nick Gonzales Hitting, Catching Depth, Michael A. Taylor’s Defense

Nick Gonzales has been a huge boost to the Pittsburgh Pirates offense. Taken seventh overall in 2020, Gonzales is looking exactly like you would hope a top ten pick would perform. Since his callup on May 10th,...

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Statcast Heroes: Bullpen Offense, Paul Skenes, Braxton Ashcraft, Outfield Depth

The Pittsburgh Pirates are 35-37 after winning two bullpen games in the last week, while getting reliable starts from their rotation. This week's Statcast...

First Pitch: Paul Skenes Passed a Big Test in Victory Against the Reds

The Pittsburgh Pirates called up right-handed pitcher Daulton Jefferies prior to Monday's game. With the bullpen depleted after two bullpen games over the last...

Pirates Prospect Watch: Indianapolis is Regaining Depth For Pittsburgh

As I mentioned in last week's recap, we're entering the time of the season where the most consistent performers should start getting moved up....

Williams: The Early Results From the Pittsburgh Pirates 2023 Draft

The Pittsburgh Pirates didn't pass on the chance to draft Paul Skenes. Less than one year ago, the Pirates had the first overall pick in...

First Pitch: The Other Side of the Bullpen Games

I love bullpen games. I'll start with the disclaimer that it is difficult for me to get into the fan mindset, where I need a...

Pirates Prospect Watch: Thomas Harrington Throws Five Shutout For Altoona

Thomas Harrington pitched five shutout innings for the Altoona Curve on Sunday, bouncing back from a few rough outings in the process. Harrington allowed...

First Pitch: Nick Gonzales Hitting, Catching Depth, Michael A. Taylor’s Defense

Nick Gonzales has been a huge boost to the Pittsburgh Pirates offense. Taken seventh overall in 2020, Gonzales is looking exactly like you would...

Pirates Prospect Watch: Khristian Curtis Strikes Out Nine in Six Shutout Innings

Khristian Curtis had the best start of his professional career on Saturday, leading the Bradenton Marauders to a 4-1 win. Curtis pitched six shutout...

First Pitch: Luis Ortiz is What the Pirates Depleted Pitching Staff Needs Right Now

I like that the Pirates are doing bullpen games this year. It helps when one of your relievers can go five strong innings, like...

Pirates Prospect Watch: Charles McAdoo Extends Hitting Streak to Ten Games

Charles McAdoo extended his hitting streak to ten games on Friday, in Greensboro's 14-5 victory. McAdoo went 2-for-5, knocking in three runs and also...

First Pitch: A Flaw With the Pirates Hitting Approach

Every human being has two modes of thinking: Linear or Exponential. Linear thinking is better in the moment, when you're talking to another individual, or...

Pirates Prospect Watch: Braxton Ashcraft Looked Great in Triple-A Debut

Braxton Ashcraft looked great in his Triple-A debut. The right-hander allowed one run in six innings of work. He allowed three hits, no walks,...
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