Pirates ready to see the real Tyler Glasnow

Glasnow ready for his second chance in 2017It might seem as though Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Tyler Glasnow has been around in the prospect game for a long time. In fact, he has indeed.He has steadily climbed the MLB Pipeline pre-season rankings. Prior to the 2014 season he was ranked as the 27th overall prospect. In 2015, he moved … Continue reading Pirates ready to see the real Tyler Glasnow

Cole and Taillon are keys to Pirates contending in 2017

The Pittsburgh Pirates reached the MLB postseason in three straight seasons from 2013-15. But last year the club finished five games below the .500 mark in third place in the NL Central Division.There were any number of factors that contributed to the downfall of the Bucs a year ago. But despite missing the playoffs and … Continue reading Cole and Taillon are keys to Pirates contending in 2017

For the Pittsburgh Pirates, no news is bad news

For the Pittsburgh Pirates and their passionate fan base, the 2016 season was one of extreme disappointment. After three consecutive playoff appearances, the beloved Bucs missed the postseason party.The Pirates struggled to a record of 78-83 last season, good only for third place in the National League Central Division.In each of the prior three years, Pittsburgh … Continue reading For the Pittsburgh Pirates, no news is bad news

Pirates pitching will determine return to contention

The Pittsburgh Pirates missed the MLB postseason this season for the first time in four years and will need to address their pitching depth in order to return.After a drought of more than two decades, the Pittsburgh Pirates returned to the Major League Baseball postseason as an NL Wild Card team in 2013. The Bucs then returned to the … Continue reading Pirates pitching will determine return to contention