Tag "Pittsburgh Pirates"

National League Central Monthly Recap

Baseball will always be a game of streaks. Some are greater than others, but if a club can navigate the rough waters of tough losses, they are often rewarded with big wins. Through the first month of the 2021 MLB season, no division exemplified this better than the National League Central.

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Sam Howard has Developed into a Key Reliever for Pittsburgh

Sam Howard has been one of the Pirates’ most effective pitchers so far in 2021. The Georgia native was claimed off waivers by Pittsburgh in October of 2019 and appeared in 22 games last year. After making a good first impression, he has gotten off to a solid start in 2021.

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Dorcas Diamond Picks: Saturday May 1, 2021

We split our picks last time, as the Seattle Mariners’ Yusei Kikuchi had a bounce-back performance, silencing the powerful Houston Astros bats. Today we will be focusing on two explosive offenses at a very hitter-friendly park as well as the Cardinals sending their ace to that mound at PNC Park.

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JT Brubaker is Becoming the Pirates’ Ace

So far this season, JT Brubaker has been one of baseball’s best pitchers. The Ohio native has only made four starts but is emerging as the Pirates ace. Although the season is less than a month old, the Pirates righty is off to a start he will never forget.

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Exclusive: Brett Lorin’s Journey and Life After baseball

Brett Lorin is a name that may not be familiar to many baseball fans. Lorin was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the fifth round of the 2008 MLB Draft. The California native never appeared in a major league game but spent time in the Mariners, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Arizona Diamondbacks organizations. He retired in 2015 but has a unique story.

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Phillip Evans is Becoming a Key Bat for Pittsburgh

When the 2021 season began, the Pirates were expecting Ke’Bryan Hayes to lead the offense. So far, Hayes has only appeared in two games due to a wrist injury. One player who has stepped up is Phillip Evans, who can’t stop hitting.

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Dorcas Diamond Picks: Monday April 12 2021

The beginning of a Major League season is usually filled with surprising stories, many of which get “corrected” over the course of the year. The Cincinnati Reds are scoring runs at a high clip and winning more often than not. Meanwhile, the Oakland Athletics have struggled mightily over their first 10 games.

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Buck-Guys Talk: Smokescreen Season

The NFL draft is under a month away and the smokescreens are very smoky. Could the Atlanta Falcons be behind all the Mac Jones rumors? Is it possible they are trying to drive up the value of their pick? Well, obviously, yes, this is what happens in the NFL draft.

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Seven Shots of Jameson: Yankees’ Taillon Strong in Return to Mound

Jameson Taillon made a big-league start for the first time in 707 days last night. The right-hander looked solid in his return to the mound. Let’s break it down.

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What to Expect From Bryan Reynolds in 2021

In his third MLB season, Reynolds will be looking to recapture the magic from his rookie campaign and show why he should be part of the Pirates’ future.

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