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Winter Leagues: Jose Osuna and Edwin Espinal Homer

In Venezuela on Monday night, Jose Osuna lost his hitting streak, but came up big in the second game of a doubleheader. In game...

First Pitch: The Small Market Advantage

There are a lot of moves you can point to that led to the Pirates being so competitive over the last few years. Several...

Pirates Claim Jorge Rondon Off Waivers From Orioles

The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed 27-year-old right-handed pitcher Jorge Rondon off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles. He was designated for assignment last week when...

AFL: Trevor Williams Looks Good in First Outing With Pirates

In the Arizona Fall League on Monday afternoon, newly-acquired Trevor Williams made his debut with Glendale in a 10-9 loss, with Mesa putting up...

Pirates Reportedly Had Informal Discussions With Ben Cherington

Buster Olney has an interesting note (via MLBTR) from over the weekend about the Pirates, saying that they've had informal discussions with former Red Sox...

Winter Leagues: Heredia Picks Up Extra Work, Munoz Homers

In the Dominican on Sunday, Alen Hanson went 1-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored. He committed his first error at second base....

Site Updates: Site Navigation, Search, App Update, Subscriber Events

In the last week we ran a user survey, getting input on a lot of different aspects of the site. The response was huge,...

How Can the Pirates Replace Jim Benedict’s Impact When Developing Pitchers?

The year 2010 was a much darker time for Pittsburgh Pirates fans, and the organization as a whole. The team was coming off a...

Pirates Acquire RHP Trevor Williams From the Marlins

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired right-handed pitcher Trevor Williams from the Miami Marlins in exchange for right-handed pitcher Richard Mitchell, per a team press...

Marlins Hire Jim Benedict As New VP of Pitching

The Miami Marlins are close to hiring Jim Benedict as their new Vice President of pitching, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. https://twitter.com/jcrasnick/status/657653478009909248 Obviously this isn't...

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...