Category: Pittsburgh Pirates

McCutchen Keeping Pirates Relevant

The Pittsburgh Pirates entered the 2017 season in a vulnerable state, not wholeheartedly expecting to contend in the National League Central division, home of the defending champion Chicago Cubs and the perennially-contending St. Louis Cardinals. With the Cubs and Cardinals both off to slow starts, however, the Pirates have been able to keep afloat in

Dealing with Injuries: A Four-Step Plan

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Prospects: The Good and Bad

Since the 2017 season started, Hardball Scoop has given fans on-the-spot news about the league’s top prospects. From call ups to exclusive interviews, a lot has already happened this season. has compiled their own list of the top 100 prospects in baseball. Below are a couple teams whose prospects seem to be paying off

Battle of Aces: Greinke vs. Cole

The Arizona Diamondbacks (19-16) ended a three-game losing streak Wednesday night. Now the team looks to build on that with seven games against two feeble opponents, the Pittsburgh Pirates (14-20) and the soap opera New York Mets (16-17) Field manager Torey Lovullo’s club sits in third place in the National League West, three games back

Giants Sign Vic Black To Minor League Deal

The San Francisco Giants have reportedly agreed to sign right-handed reliever Vic Black to a minor league contract, according to a report from Rich MacLeod of Baseball Prospectus. It appears that the CAA client has been working out in Scottsdale, Arizona. The 28-year-old native from Amarillo, Texas is coming off of arthroscopic shoulder surgery