As the 2019 Pirates season winds down, Adam Frazier is once again giving fans serious pause in discarding his candidacy for an everyday position in 2020.
One of the trend lines I've been monitoring as the Pirates' 2019 season rolls on has been the hitters' commitment to swinging at more pitches in the zone.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The Pirates are trying their best to keep you invested during these last few weeks, And, there is plenty to be interested in. I’m excited as ever...
On the surface, Colin Moran has had a solid-enough 2019 season. He has gotten there through humble gains in key offensive peripherals. When 2019 is settled, what will these incremental...
There are two Pirates pitchers auditioning for roles on the 2020 club. As they play out the string in 2019, what does this duo need to do to cement themselves?
The Pittsburgh Pirates' auditions for the 2020 season are underway. Let's handicap the races by looking at what each player must do and avoid.
Bryan Reynolds might have skipped crawling and gone straight to walking. He is an on-base machine. And here's how he does it.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The Pirates are playing out the string, but that doesn’t mean we can’t talk ball! There’s plenty of story lines to dig into, from Josh Bell’s resurgence to Bryan...
Chris Stratton has proven to be a valuable pickup for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and he's gotten there by embracing spin rate.
The Pittsburgh Pirates offense has been stilted since the All Star Break. Here are the facts and figures that show just how low it has sunk.
Mitch Keller will make his return to an MLB mound tonight to make his fourth career big-league start. Perhaps this time, he'll use the curveball more.
The 2019 Pirates bullpen has been very erratic this season, but among its stalwarts, there are impressive core competencies to be seen.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The 2019 Pirates season is in its final throes, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that we are out of things to talk about regarding this club. Far...
Chris Archer is far from the top of the rotation pitcher the Pirates hoped they'd get. To get there, he'll have to scratch this item off of his to-do list.
Jose Osuna has displayed solid power numbers over a small sample in 2019. Can the Pirates get him more at-bats?
The Pittsburgh Pirates' brass seem content to explain away a lost 2019 due chiefly to injury. Do they have the impact talent to back up their rosy feeling toward the...
The Pirates have an intriguing rental arm available in Francisco Liriano. What do we see from him in terms of trade value?
Pirates GM Neal Huntington has finally committed to selling at the trade deadline. and he has two rental outfielders who should fetch a decent return. But which one carries more...
Pirates pitchers have seemingly been victimized by the long ball this season. Does that reputation hold up under further inspection?
As DK Pittsburgh Sports celebrates its five-year anniversary, let's take a look back at some of the most intriguing statistical story lines surrounding the club over the last handful of...
Dario Agrazal’s peripherals probably helped him rise to the big leagues but they also reveal his vulnerabilities
Josh Bell has been slumping since the All-Star break and curiously has been laying off fastballs.
Joe Manganiello is accomplished in Hollywood, and now he's diving into one of his passions with a baseball movie, 'Bottom of the Ninth.'
Pirates relievers have been through the fire this season. And the spark that ignites the flame often comes at first pitch.
Pittsburgh Pirates hitters have enjoyed a renaissance year at the plate. But how often do they chase at bad pitches? We aim to find out.
Starling Marte is having an excellent season for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and this one simple tweak has opened the door for it to happen.