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The Pittsburgh Pirates are struggling at the plate at the Major League level. Fortunately for them, a lot of their hitters in Triple-A are performing well. This means they have some internal solutions if they wish...
After losing 6-1 to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday, the Pittsburgh Pirates dropped to .500 on the season, finishing their week by getting swept twice. The Pirates have only played 22 games, which is 13.6% of...

If 2020 is Lost, What Could 2021 Payroll Look Like?

Recently, Craig Edwards at FanGraphs broke down what team payrolls could project at for 2021 if a shortened 2020 season were to take place....

Pirates’ Service Time Implications After Deal

What better to think about while the world is burning down around us than MLB Service Time, right? Honestly, I was looking forward to...

First Pitch: An Early Fantasy Baseball Look at the 2020 Pirates Starting Pitchers

It's been a few years since I've played fantasy sports. That might change this year, as I'm trying to get back into one of...

Pirates Announce That They Have Picked Up Options for Starling Marte and Chris Archer

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that they have picked up the 2020 options for outfielder Starling Marte and right-handed pitcher Chris Archer. Marte will receive...

Breaking Down the Pirates’ 2019 Year-End Payroll

With the season behind us, it’s finally time to look at where the payroll ended up for 2019. I’ve been tracking it since Day 1...

Pirates’ Prospects and the Peter Principle

For anyone who has ever worked in any kind of professional setting, we all have seen it—an employee who is in way over their...

An Early Look at an Estimated 2020 Payroll

Once any realistic hopes are gone for playoff contention, there’s not much left to look forward to in sports, especially if a team falls...

Pirates Place Chris Archer and Clay Holmes on Injured List; Recall Dario Agrazal and Parker Markel

The Pittsburgh Pirates added right-handed pitchers Dario Agrazal and Parker Markel ahead of Wednesday night's game against the Washington Nationals. To make room on...

A History of Pirates’ Payroll Change at the Trade Deadline

Leading up to the Trade Deadline, the hope of many fans wanting to see the Pirates buying from just a few weeks ago had...

Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for...

Chris Archer Leaves Early Due to Left Hip Discomfort

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced via Twitter that right-handed pitcher Chris Archer left tonight's start against the Milwaukee Brewers early as a precaution due to...

How Much Payroll Can the Pirates Trade Away?

Well, as Ron Burgundy might say, “That escalated quickly.” This wasn’t a topic I anticipated visiting quite this early, but after the entire pitching staff’s...