The Pirates are turning to another young hitter to try to spark their struggling offense.
I‘m about to be playing with them soon,” Mitch Keller told DKPittsburghSports.com recently. “It’s a lot of fun knowing that I’ll be soon playing with them.”
Mitch Keller is the Pirates' top-ranked prospect and for good reason. The right-hander is 8-2 this season at Class AA Altoona.
Indianapolis shortstop Kevin Newman is one call away from joining the Pirates' infield.
Neal Huntington and Travis Swaggerty, Friday at PNC Park. - DEJAN KOVACEVIC / DKPS
Jason Martin had stars in his eyes and at his feet when he received the phone call that would change his life back on Jan. 13.
Esposito managed the West Virginia Black Bears this past season and serves as the Pirates' minor league catching coordinator.
The Pirates are now in search of a new manager at AAA Indianapolis.
There have been plenty of new faces in the Altoona Curve clubhouse this season and that's a good problem for manager Michael Ryan.
When Eduardo Vera heard the diagnosis he knew his baseball career would be put on hold for at least one year.
One of Luis Escobar's greatest strengths on the pitching mound can quickly turn into his greatest weakness.
Jordan Luplow was looking to improve his swing, process and approach at the plate so last winter the Altoona Curve left fielder headed to Indianapolis.
Mitch Keller did not intend to use his rehab start at Monongalia County Ballpark Monday night to ensure he was healthy.
Yeudy Garcia shook his head left to right while walking toward the dugout after getting lit up during the second inning of Wednesday night's game.
He’s heard the Seinfeld jokes since draft night in 2015 when the Pittsburgh Pirates selected him in the second round and shortstop Kevin Newman in the first.
It's a landmark for anyone driving past the ballpark and, once inside Peoples Natural Gas Field, one can't help but stare at the structure.
Jameson Taillon will return to game action less than three weeks after undergoing surgery to treat testicular cancer.
Two relief pitchers on the disabled list took another step toward returning to the Pirates' bullpen Saturday.
The atmosphere at a minor league baseball is unlike what you find at the game's highest level.
The pitch that made Tyler Eppler unhittable at times through his first six starts with Triple-A Indianapolis can become his worst enemy.
In the moments sitting in the clubhouse or during the long bus rides home, Austin Meadows often checks the score of the Pirates' games.
The Pirates have made a significant roster move ahead of a west coast road trip.
Francisco Cervelli has no plans to head to the disabled list, but the Pirates have added insurance just in case his knee injury worsens.
As of Sunday, 10 players have made their MLB debuts with the Pirates this season. Of those 10, six are pitchers. That hits home for Mitch Keller.
Austin Meadows' locker in the Altoona Curve clubhouse has long been cleared out. Last week, first baseman/outfielder José Osuna excitedly packed his bags. too.
Making the transition from being an amateur to a professional in anything isn't easy, but it's best to do it with a smile.