This is on Pedro Alvarez. Honestly, I'm tired of tiptoeing around it, tired of hearing and reading every other imaginable excuse.
Sign Russell Martin! Hang on, let’s try that again with the appropriate gusto: SIGN RUSSELL MARTIN! Much better.
A smooth, autumnal breeze drifted down the Ohio Valley, up the Allegheny and right through PNC Park on this Tuesday night. The marquee showed Pirates vs. Tigers.
I, for one, blame Kate Upton. See, for all her otherworldly gifts, the solar system’s most celebrated supermodel didn’t even bother showing Monday at PNC Park.
Who’d have thought the Pirates could fill out a lineup card on the seventh of August in which Josh Harrison would lead everyone in average, home runs and, uh, All-Star...
What the Pirates didn’t need, to say the very least, was the bullpen blowing up Charlie Morton’s strong seven innings into a 6-3 setback against the Marlins.
Neal Huntington thanked his scouts. Not sure that’s one I’d heard before, but there it was.
Don't kid yourself: Russell Martin is the window. Martin, more than anyone, is the source of all this angst over what Neal Huntington acquired at the deadline.
Here’s a story I’ve never told publicly, but hey, if not here, if not now, then when? It’s about the Pirates and Dodgers, but about a very different group of...