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Pirates Receive Interest in Adam Frazier

Jason Mackey from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates have been getting calls about the availability of second baseman Adam Frazier. Today’s the first day of the MLB Winter Meetings in San Diego, which have been quiet so far for the Pirates, but we should start hearing more rumors as they get deeper […]
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First Pitch: No Quarter Will Be the First Site to Launch...

The MLB winter meetings begin today, and we'll have full coverage of all of the events this week, along with analysis of each move....

Baseball America’s International Signing Review for the Pirates

Baseball America posted their international signing review for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday morning. Ben Badler has reports on 13 of the players signed during this class. I’ll hit some quick points from the article. Badler mentions that 20 players received six-figure bonuses from the Pirates in 2019, but only mentions 13 in the article. […]
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Winter Leagues: A Look at the Pirates in the Dominican at...

Only three Pittsburgh Pirates saw action in winter ball and nothing of note happened, so I took a look at the results from the Pirates in the Dominican, where they held their All-Star game over the weekend. In Colombia, Francisco Acuna batted lead-off and played shortstop, going 1-for-5 with a single. He’s hitting .333/.440/.367 in […]
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First Pitch: What to Expect From the Pirates This Week? Good...

The MLB winter meetings begin tomorrow, which means we could see some of our first moves from Ben Cherington. We should at least hear some rumors about what the Pirates might be thinking about doing, giving an idea of the direction they should be headed in. Because Cherington was hired late in the process, and […]
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Winter Leagues: Robbie Glendinning Leads His Team to Victory with Ninth...

In Australia, Robbie Glendinning went 2-for-5 with his sixth double and his third home run. The homer was a ninth inning grand slam off of 12-year MLB veteran Peter Moylan and it broke a 3-3 tie. He’s hitting .326/.367/.652 in 12 games. Jerrick Suiter had his best game through three weeks of winter ball. He […]
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Pirates Hire Don Kelly as New Bench Coach

According to multiple sources, first reported by Colin Dunlap, the Pittsburgh Pirates are bringing in Don Kelly as their bench coach, replacing Tom Prince. Kelly was the first base coach for the Houston Astros in 2019. Jon Heyman confirmed the news. Hear Don Kelly will be Pirates bench coach. The Mt. Lebanon native has been […]
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First Pitch: Prospects Who Just Missed the Top 50

Yesterday’s Morning Report was about the possibility of trading Starling Marte and getting a catching prospect in return. In that article, Tim Williams mentioned that we would provide an update in our 2020 Prospect Guide if they brought in players who changed our top 50 prospects list. That tied in well with an idea I […]
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Winter Leagues: Chris Sharpe Reaches Base Four Times

In Puerto Rico on Friday night, Chris Sharpe went 2-for-3 with two singles and two walks. He also scored two runs, stole his third base and picked up an outfield assist. Sharpe is now hitting .234/.339/.298 in 15 games, with one double, one triple and eight walks. In Australia on Saturday, Ji-Hwan Bae went 1-for-3 […]
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Mitch Keller Leads the Way in Baseball America’s Top 10 Pirates...

Baseball America released their Pirates top 10 prospect list today, along with the best tools and a projected 2023 lineup. I did the list and write-ups for BA this year, along with the rest of the top 30 for this year’s Baseball America Prospect Handbook. I’m not going to give away a lot of the […]
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