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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...

Pirates Prospect Watch: Tsung-Che Cheng Homers Twice

This weekend's action in the Pittsburgh Pirates' system was capped off by two home runs from Tsung-Che Cheng. Check out the recap of the...

Pirates Prospect Watch: Jack Brannigan Powers His Way to Player of the Week

Monday's action in the Pittsburgh Pirates system was light, but did feature some notable performances in rookie ball, including pitching from Jun-Seok Shim and...

Pirates Prospect Watch: Paul Skenes Makes His Pro Debut

Yesterday's minor league action in the Pittsburgh Pirates system included the debut of top prospect Paul Skenes, plus some power from the lower levels....

Pirates Prospects Daily: Santana Walks it Off, Small Samples in Bradenton

This seems like a perfect day to open with the Daily Video Rundown. https://twitter.com/Pirates/status/1674966133152129025?s=20 That was an exciting finish to a really great ball game. https://twitter.com/PlatinumKey13/status/1674938818334433282?s=20 When he...

Pirate Add Cal Mitchell to Roster; JP Massey to Greensboro and Braxton Ashcraft to Altoona

The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled outfielder Cal Mitchell from Indianapolis. To make room on the 26-man roster, relief pitcher Yohan Ramirez has been optioned...

Minor Moves: Jared Triolo Returns to Indianapolis; More Catcher Shuffling

Here are some minor moves around the Pittsburgh Pirates system ahead of the new week on the schedule. We already heard yesterday that there...

Ten Players to Watch on the 2022 FCL Pirates

This week on Pirates Prospects, we've been previewing the rookie level teams in the system. Earlier this week, we broke down the 2022 Florida...

Potential Sleeper Prospects From the Dominican Summer League

The 2022 minor league season begins today with Indianapolis starting their season, but down at Pirate City, there will be an interesting group of...

Addressing a Need: Catching Prospects

Yesterday, we took a look at an area of weakness for the Pittsburgh Pirates. They have just two left-handed pitchers among their top 50...

Ten Names to Watch Among the Pirates International Signings

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed 39 international players since July 2nd. In my opinion, this is their best international signing class ever. Part of...

Pirates Sign Two More International Players, Including the Son of a Former Big League Catcher

The Pittsburgh Pirates added two more players to their international signing class on Monday afternoon, picking up Venezuelan catcher Omar Alonzo and right-handed pitcher Juan Fuentes from Colombia. The Pirates have now signed 25 players since July 2nd.