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Pittsburgh Pirates: Acquiring Sean Rodriguez Makes Zero Sense

On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired Sean Rodriguez in a trade with the Atlanta Braves. I’ve run out of words when it comes to talking about the Bucs. This is a franchise that continues to make small moves that typically provide very little payoff. Pittsburgh hasn’t been aggressive in free agency or at the non-waiver […]

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Kansas City Royals Should Send Mike Moustakas to Pittsburgh Pirates for Gerrit Cole

It’s unlikely that the Kansas City Royals and Pittsburgh Pirates make the playoffs in 2017, but that shouldn’t stop either team from becoming aggressive this trade season. Both teams could use another building block for the future. This is why they should swap all-star caliber players in third baseman, Mike Moustakas, and pitcher, Gerrit Cole. […]

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MLB: War On Drugs Continues, Three New Suspensions Handed Down

The Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians, and Pittsburgh Pirates are the latest casualties of Major League Baseball’s war on drugs. The Astros lose rookie pitcher David Paulino at the MLB level, the Indians lose minor leaguer Joseph Colon, and the Pirates lose minor leaguer Joan Gregorio. All three have been given drug-related suspensions by the league. […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates: 3 Players To Watch During Spring Training

We’re all over Spring Training here at INSC, highlighting the big story lines for each team. Today, we take a closer look at the Pittsburgh Pirates. After three consecutive fantastic seasons, the Bucs went 78-83 and missed the playoffs in 2016. This came as a shock, as the Pirates had a very similar team heading […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates Projected 2017 Lineup

Recently I’ve discussed the potential starting rotation for the Pittsburgh Pirates and will now look in depth at the potential starting nine for the Buccos. This years Pirates team will look a little different than last years in a few places while looking to take a step forward from last years failure of a season. […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates Projected 2017 Rotation

For the first time since 2013, the Pittsburgh Pirates missed out on a playoff spot and for good reason. For a better part of the season, the Pirates struggled with their rotation. Whether it be health, or not being able to go deep in games, the rotation was iffy for a better part of the […]

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MLB Rumors: Will Yankees, Pirates, White Sox Pull Trigger on Andrew McCutchen Blockbuster Trade?

Over the last 24 hours, the MLB Hot Stove has burned in regards to a rumored three-team trade that’s been swirling around involving the New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago White Sox. The rumor, which was initially reported by Brian Bilek of Future Sox, stated that the three teams were talking about a trade […]

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Ivan Nova deal with Pittsburgh Pirates makes sense for both sides

It’s time we learn who the real Ivan Nova is. Nova has inked a three-year deal worth 26 million bucks to return to the Steel City, as he will step into the rotation for the Pittsburgh Pirates, which is the team he ended last year with. He was traded to the Pirates from the New York […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates: 2016 Winter Meetings Preview

Last season was a step back for the Pittsburgh Pirates. The club did not factor into the playoff equation, finishing with a sub-.500 record of 78-83. That was good for third place in the NL Central, but still a distant 25 games behind the division and World Series winning Chicago Cubs. They did not fair […]

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Pittsburgh Pirates: 5 potential starting pitching targets

The Pittsburgh Pirates have become the team where struggling starting pitchers go to turn their careers back around over the course of the last several seasons. Pitching coach Ray Searage has become a legend for the work he has done with the likes of A.J. Burnett, Francisco Liriano, J.A. Happ, Juan Nicasio and Ivan Nova […]

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