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David Bednar looked fired up tonight. The Pittsburgh Pirates closer entered the 5-2 game in the ninth inning and delivered three 97 MPH fastballs to Nick Castellanos. All three went for strikes, with the last two swinging....
Paul Skenes has now thrown 9.1 scoreless innings. He's struck out 19 batters in that time. He's allowed two walks and four hits. What he hasn't done is pitch much more than three innings per start. On...

Mets Have Shown Interest in Marlon Byrd

Marc Craig of Newsday reports that the New York Mets have shown interest in Marlon Byrd. https://twitter.com/MarcCarig/status/399996131981406208 Byrd was acquired by the Pirates from the Mets...

First Pitch: Trades Are Graded on a Different Scale For Contenders

The Pirates have officially reached the other side of the rebuilding process. It was only a few years ago that we saw the Pirates trading...

Cole’s Rough 1st Inning, Missed Hitting Opportunities Sink Sweep Chance

All you need to take away from the Pirates' 4-2 loss to the New York Mets in their final game before the All-Star Break...

All-Star Andrew McCutchen Supplies Power for 4-2 Pirates Victory

For all of Pedro Alvarez's 500-foot home runs, Jason Grilli's thrilling 1-2-3 saves, A.J. Burnett's shutdown starts, Starling Marte's stand-up doubles and rocket throws... Let...

Jordy Mercer Breaks Slide with Walkoff Single in 3-2 Win Over Mets

Jordy Mercer was struggling at the plate through July when he came up in the 11th inning with two runners on. The Pirates' now-second...

Pirates Play Game of the Year in Liriano’s Debut, Beat Mets 11-2

If the Pirates make a run for the playoffs, a real run in which they are keeping pace with the Reds and the Cardinals,...

Exploring the Arsenal – R.A. Dickey

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each game, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitcher expected to oppose the...

Exploring the Arsenal – Jeremy Hefner

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each game, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitcher expected to oppose the...

Exploring the Arsenal – Collin McHugh

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each game, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitcher expected to oppose the...

Exploring the Arsenal – Jenrry Mejia

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each game, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitcher expected to oppose the...

Exploring the Arsenal: A Preview of the New York Mets’ Probable Starting Pitchers

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the...

Bucs Lose Rollercoaster

From up five early to a 9th inning comeback against Francisco Rodriguez to losing it in the 10th, this one had it all. All...