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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...

Winter Leagues Recap: Fuesser Allows Just One Hit

In Winter League action today in Australia, five Pirates farmhands helped the Adelaide Bite to their second win of the season, a 7-6 victory...

Winter Leagues Recap: 11/13

In Winter League action yesterday, Starling Marte went 0-for-2 before leaving the game for a defensive replacement during the top of the sixth inning....

Minor League Moves: Cole Officially Promoted, Curry Activated

A few minor league moves this afternoon. **The Pirates officially promoted right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole to Altoona today, in time for his debut tonight. They...

The Bradenton Marauders Offense – Is it the park or the players?

As we head into the final week of minor league baseball, the Bradenton Marauders hitters are comfortably leading the Florida State League in both batting average and OPS. They are also leading the league in runs scored and 3rd in homers. What I'm wondering though is if McKechnie Field is assisting in this offensive outburst or if the Marauders just have a great group of talented hitters.

Robbie Grossman, Elevys Gonzalez Named Post Season All-Stars

The Bradenton Marauders will have two players on the Florida State League Post-Season All-Star team for the second straight year, as Robbie Grossman and...

Bradenton Marauders Game Recap 8/28/11

When I arrived at McKechnie Field for the Bradenton Marauders vs. St. Lucie Mets game this evening, I noted this could be a very...

Daily Prospect Profile: Elevys Gonzalez

Elevys Gonzalez broke on to the prospect scene last year after just two years as a pro.  Gonzalez was signed out of Venezuela in...

Bradenton Marauders Game Report: 4/15/11

Déjà vu. In the first Marauders game that I attended in April 2010 against the Fort Myers Miracle, a tall, right-handed pitcher acquired in the...

2011 Bradenton Marauders Roster Announced

The Bradenton Marauders have announced their Opening Day roster for the 2011 season, via a team press release.  The players who will be at...

2011 Bradenton Marauders Preview: The Infield

We've covered the Altoona and Indianapolis infields so far.  The lower levels are where things start getting tricky for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  The Pirates...

2011 Altoona Curve Preview: The Infield

In my preview last week of the 2011 Indianapolis Indians infield, I pointed out this quote by Kyle Stark in the Altoona Mirror: It's possible,...

Out of Nowhere – Sleeper Prospects

Much of the discussion of the Pirates’ farm system the last couple years has centered on GM Neal Huntington’s efforts to restock the system...