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First Pitch: Mitch Keller’s Prospect Status

The Pittsburgh Pirates have opened up the 2020 season with an 0-2 record, losing a close one by a 5-4 score on Opening Day,...

Live Game Discussion: Pirates at Cardinals, 2:15 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (0-1) are on the road today to take on the St Louis Cardinals (1-0) in game two of the 2020 season....

July 25, 1979: Pirates Lose to Reds in Ten

The Pirates lost to Cincinnati by the same score as yesterday, 6-5.  This time the defeat came in the 10th inning.  It was the...

Game Rewind: Pirates vs Phillies, July 9, 1912

The 1912 Pittsburgh Pirates were playing well through early July, owning a 41-29 record. On July 9th, the Philadelphia Phillies were at Forbes Field...

This Date in Pittsburgh Pirates History: July 25th, Doug Drabek, Jake...

Five former Pittsburgh Pirates born on this date, plus a trade of note and a unique feat by the Great One. Doug Drabek, pitcher for...

First Pitch: So You’re Telling Me There’s a Chance

In yesterday's First Pitch, we mentioned the new 16-team playoff system in effect for this year (and probably beyond). According to Fangraphs, the Pirates...

Live Game Discussion: Pirates at Cardinals, 8:15 PM, Opening Day

Welcome to Opening Day of the 2020 season for the Pittsburgh Pirates. They are in St Louis to take on the Cardinals. Joe Musgrove...

Breaking Down the Pirates’ 2020 Opening Day Payroll

We finally made it. The season has started, and even though it won’t look the same, baseball—at least some—will be played in 2020. With baseball...

July 24, 1979: Big First Inning Costs Pirates in Loss...

Starter Bruce Kison retired only one batter before departing as the Pirates dropped a 6-5 decision in the opener of their three-game series with...

Pittsburgh Pirates Seasons: Jason Thompson, 1982

Right before the 1981 season started, the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired first baseman Jason Thompson from the California Angels in exchange for catcher Ed Ott...

Site Updates

The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...