PIRATES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Brandon Inge Selling Ann Arbor Mansion For Just $2.6 Million

Here I always thought Brandon Inge rehabbed ghetto houses off Woodward Ave. in Detroit – and lived in one. You know, the gritty,…
Via Busted Coverage
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Year’s News and Notes

Yes, I’m still here…it’s just been very quiet in Bucco nation lately. The Pirates’ hot stove is as cold as the weather outside, and there isn’t much else going on – not in the division, not around the team in other ways…it’s just a slow countdown to spring as we continue to re-live the joys of the 2013 season. That’s always fun, but here’s hoping there’s more...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Acquire First Baseman From The Rangers

No.  Not that one. Neal Huntington continues his “American Pickers” inspired offseason by acquiring non-prospect Chris McGuiness. My good friend @PiratesVigorish summed it up great on twitter. Pirates plan must be to address 1B with quantity instead of quality. Buy enough scratch off lottery tickets and eventually one will hit. — Hidden Vigorish (@piratesvigorish) December…
Via This Is Getting Old
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Did the Pittsburgh Pirates Have a Successful Season?

Like the World Series winning Boston Red Sox and runners-up St. Louis Cardinals, the Pittsburgh Pirates certainly had a successful season. After failing to reach .500 between 1993 and 2012, the Pirates crossed the threshold, buried the past, and broke their two-decade losing streak in style while winning 94 games. Although Pittsburgh made charges at ending their losing ways in the...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Top 5 MLB Free Agents

1) A.J. Burnett – He had a career resurgence in Pittsburgh.  He’ll be of great value to whoever …
Via On Her Game
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: First base rumors

Ike Davis (Photo Courtesy of Andrew Mills/ The Star Ledger) Winter meetings have come and gone, and several names like James Loney are off the market. While the Pittsburgh Pirates still are in need of a first baseman. Garrett Jones has signed with the Miami Marlins after the Pirates designated him for assignment in November. What other options remain? Ike Davis seems to be the...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Edinson Volquez: Francisco Liriano 2.0?

Edinson Volquez is the 2014 project for the Pittsburgh Pirates The Pittsburgh Pirates recently signed one time ace and all-star with the Cincinnati Reds, Edinson Volquez to a 1 year, $5 million deal. The Pirates have a ton of rotation depth to begin with and Volquez only adds to the depth on a cheap, risk free deal. The Pirates have had a recent history of being able to revive...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Karstens pain free, will showcase himself to teams in January

After becoming a front-end starter for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2011 and 2012, Jeff Karstens missed all of 2013 due to shoulder surgery. Karstens tore his rotator cuff and labrum in Spring Training and had surgery to repair both tears. Now, as Jon Heyman reports, he is rehabbing and plans to showcase himself to teams in January.jeff karstens said to be pain-free and in midst of...
Via MLB Injury News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Two More Moves To Make

AJ Burnett is the leader of the Pirates staff, but do they bring him back or let him walk? The Pittsburgh Pirates enter their first off-season fresh off of a playoff berth for the first time in 20 years. The Pirates play in the dangerous NL Central and the Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals should be good again. The Pirates roster is virtually the same as last season...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Designate Jerry Sands and Ryan Reid For Assignment

The Pirates have designated Jerry Sands for assignment. (Photo Credit: David Hague) The Pittsburgh Pirates have made the signings of Edinson Volquez and Clint Barmes official. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Pirates have designated Jerry Sands and Ryan Reid for assignment. Sands isn’t a surprise, since he was out of options and didn’t fit into the Pirates plans as a top...
Via Pirates Prospects
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates rumors: A.J. Burnett edition

A.J. Burnett (Photo Courtesy Scott Rovak/ USA Today) The Pittsburgh Pirates signed Edison Volquez to a one-year, $5 million deal on Wednesday, so what does this mean for the future of A.J. Burnett? According to a club source, the signing of Volquez will not hinder the Pirates from re-signing Burnett. Neal Huntington has said in the past that the Pirates could add a bounce back candidate...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates sign Edinson Volquez, extend Charlie Morton

After a couple days filled with rumors (mostly about mediocre first basemen), the Pirates made some moves on Wednesday – both dealing with the starting rotation. They signed Charlie Morton to a three year contract extension worth $21 million, plus a team option for a fourth season. Most were happy with that move, but later in the day the Bucs made a more questionable decision,...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Maria Hanslovan: Andrew McCutchen’s girlfriend-turned-fiancee

Photos of Andrew McCutchen's new fiancee, Maria Hanslovan. Meet the new "First Lady" of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Via Gamedayr
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen proposes to girlfriend during appearance on ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ (video)

Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen made an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” that aired on Wednesday. The reigning National League Most Valuable Player utilized the nationally syndicated platform to pop the question to his girlfriend Maria Hanslovan. After playing a romantic video for the love of his life, McCutchen got down on bended knee […]The post Andrew McCutchen...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Andrew McCutchen pops the question to girlfriend on 'Ellen'

Pirates stud center fielder Andrew McCutchen popped the question to his girlfriend (Maria) on the Ellen show Wednesday and he received a favorable response. Below is video of the heartwarming scene. video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player [FTW] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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