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Russell Martin Feels He’s the Perfect Fit to Lead the Young and Talented Pittsburgh Pirates

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

It appears Russell Martin wasn't going to wait any longer. The New York Yankees all of a sudden have become budget-conscious for 2014 and weren't ready to commit the amount of money that Martin had envisioned. He's now headed to Pittsburgh. The Pirates' newest addition inked a two-year contract worth $17 ...

Clint Hurdle Has Pirates Focused on a Strong 2nd Half, Believes Pittsburgh Will Add Pitching at Trade Deadline

Monday, July 9th, 2012

The Pittsburgh Pirates are closing in a very impressive first half of the season, but Clint Hurdle has his team thinking about the big picture. Last year Pittsburgh fell off in the last two months of the season, but the Pirates skipper believes his squad is mentally stronger this season ...

The Pirate Way: “We can beat anybody today”

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

If you rattle off the numbers 68, 67, 62, and 57 it’s not because you’re not playing Keno. Pittsburgh Pirates fans know exactly what those numbers are. They represent the win totals for the Pittsburgh Pirates over the last four seasons of futility. This year things are different in the ...

Clint Hurdle and His Pittsburgh Pirates Have Re-bonded a City With Its Baseball Team

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Just days before the All-Star break, the Pittsburgh Pirates are just 1.5 games out of first place in the National League Central Division. Yep, that's right. You can go back and reread that sentence over and over again and it's still going to be true no matter how weird that ...

And The Pirates Wonder Why They Struggle To Retain Fans?

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

The Pittsburgh Pirates have been the laughing stock of the NL Central for the better part of two decades now - basically since Barry Bonds and Bobby Bonilla got away to free agency in the early-mid 1990s. Since then, the Pirates have suffered losing season after losing season, alienated their ...

Freddy Sanchez On His 6-for-6 Piece Of Work

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

I play slow pitch softball every summer – aka: I’m too old for baseball – and, when Freddy Sanchez states he had nothing going through his head in his 6-for-6  game versus the Cubbies, he’s speaking the truth.  Hitters simply clear their mind and let the bat speak when things ...

SRIs 1st Annual MLB Spring Training Round-Up: National League Central Edition

Friday, March 13th, 2009

SRI continues its spring training audio round up with a look at the National League Central, one of the more quality divisions in baseball last year thanks to St. Louis playing much better ball than expected, and a late season barrage of victories from the Houston Astros. Lou Piniella and ...