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It’s late in a game and your star player is up at bat.  The pitch is inside, but not aggressively so.  Your star player reacts by moving his hands into a hitting position where they are plunked by the ball. …

Over .500 in May?  You’re kidding me, right?  I mean really?  Really?? Most other teams *yawn* at this incredible “success,” but not here in Pittsburgh.  We are absolutely amazed.  Maybe it’s because our rotation, who is thought to be made …

Tonight brings about the next cog in the “Pirates: Rebuilding Since 1992” plan with the promotion of phenom Pedro Alvarez.  Alverez will join local boy Neil Walker, Brad Lincoln, Jose Tabata and blossoming superstar Andrew McCutchen in what is expected to …

Two games over .500, but it’s still April.  I’m seeing more and more people seeming to hop on the Pirates bandwagon.  The Buccos won again yesterday, lifting their record to 7-5.  They have looked good at times, and at other …

Ah, Interleague play… no matter how well the Pirates are doing at this point in the season (often, not well), they tend to blow it this time of year.  Jack Wilson told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette back in Spring Training that …