Trade talks have apparently heated up between the Nationals and the Pirates and the Nationals are said to be quite close to picking up the superstar outfielder. According to Ken Rosenthal the key piece headed back to Pittsburgh is 19 year old outfield prospect Victor Robles. https://twitter.com/Ken_Rosenthal/status/804353034704797696 Robles, a speedy center fielder who hit .280/.376/.423…… Continue reading Andrew McCutchen to Washington?
Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang is currently under investigation for Sexual Assault by the Chicago Police Department. The incident was alleged to have occurred while the Pirates were in town last month. According to police, the Chicago woman met Kang through Bumble, a location-based dating app that allows only women to initiate conversations. Kang…… Continue reading Jung Ho Kang Investigated For Sexual Assault
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From Deadspin, Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong was hit in the head while batting against Jordan Lyles. Thoughts and prayers go out to Vogelsong. Vogelsong is 1-1 with a 4.12 ERA, a 1.525 WHIP and 5.31 FIP in 11 games this season. https://twitter.com/Hornerfoto1/status/734798099231739905/photo/1 http://mediadownloads.mlb.com/mlbam/mp4/2016/05/23/729707083/1464025454881/asset_1800K.mp4 h/t to Professor for the tip. Very little information has…… Continue reading Update – Ryan Volgelsong Hit In Head, Carted Off Field
Some people say that Justin Upton is a good ball player. Those people would be correct. They also may be understating it a little bit. Upton absolutely demolished a baseball yesterday hitting it 451 feet to dead center field off of Pirates starter Juan Nicasio. Won’t someone think of the poor camera operators? He nearly…… Continue reading Justin Upton Attempted To Murder A Camera Operator Yesterday
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The deal locks Polanco down for the next 5 seasons with two options.
Today is a great many things. I found out it is Pony Express Day. American Circus Day. Fish Fingers and Custard Day. Armenian Appreciation Day. But most importantly, it is my favorite holiday of all: Opening Day. I’m guessing it may be yours too? There are THREE real actual Major League Baseball games that count…… Continue reading The Most Wonderful Day of the Year
A strange loop occurred yesterday in Dunedin when switch pitcher of the Toronto Blue Jays Pat Venditte faced switch hitter Antoan Richardson of the Pittsburgh. Reports are that the at-bat is still going on as the two sides cannot decide which side they want to pitch and bat from. Okay, you want to pitch left?…… Continue reading Switch Pitcher Faces Switch Batter
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