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.
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.
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.
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.
Kyle Crick looked like a lights out reliever earlier in the 2019 season. As the campaign has worn on, its effectiveness has waned. What happened?
Trevor Williams was already to serve as a major cog in the Pirates' rotation, even moreso when Jameson Taillon went down with injury. That hasn't happened.
Adam Frazier has stuck out like a sore thumb on a team full of run producers. But now, he has a plan to thwart that reputation.
Felipe Vazquez and Josh Bell will represent the Pirates in the 90th edition of the MLB All Star Game tonight. The rest of the 2019 edition of the PBC will get a chance...
The Pittsburgh Pirates' pitching staff has had its fair share of trials and tribulations in 2019. With the All Star Break upon us, now is a good time to take...
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Perhaps it’s no accident that the Pirates’ recent uptick in run production coincides with Corey Dickerson’s return. Dickerson represented a great unknown as he was set to come back,...
Whether it be trying to make sense of Chris Archer's season, finding fixes for the bullpen or offering theories as to why Steven Brault has suddenly become the team's de-facto Ace, we've talked...