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Taillon has an easy evening on the mound

Jameson Taillon does not seem to be having much trouble transitioning to the Double-A level. He breezed through six innings last night, allowing just an infield single and facing only… Read more »

Pirates using Grilli, Hanrahan poorly

The Pirates lost to the San Diego Padres 7-5 on Tuesday night when Chase Headley launched a two-run, 10th inning home run. In the bottom of the eighth, with the… Read more »

Exploring the Arsenal – Wandy Rodriguez

Exploring the Arsenal usually runs before each game, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitcher expected to oppose the Pirates. This is a bonus installment of… Read more »

An Andrew McCutchen Triple: One of Baseball’s Greatest Joys

On Friday night, I made my way down to PNC Park to take in a Pirates game with some family and friends. Barry Zito was on the hill for the… Read more »

GIF: Drew Sutton

Drew Sutton reacts as his game-winning home run clears the center field fence.

GIF: Lincoln shuts it down; McCutchen knows you’re impressed

On Wednesday night, the Pirates were in danger of blowing an 8-2 lead. With things getting out of hand in the seventh inning, Brad Lincoln entered the game. Three runs… Read more »

GIF: The Pirates throw baseballs

The Pirates had a rough bottom of the first inning in Philadelphia on Monday. The struggles included several throwing miscues. A few “highlights.”

Garrett Jones’ lack of patience

Garrett Jones dug his left cleat into the fresh dirt scattered around Busch Stadium’s home plate and tapped the end of his bat on the ground. He lifted his head,… Read more »

The Pirates are swinging at everything

The graphic below indicates the location (from the catcher’s point of view) of every pitch the Pirates swung at in last night’s game against the Orioles. The strike zone is… Read more »

GIF: Jason Grilli is wired

Jason Grilli records the final out of Sunday’s win over the Royals.