Pittsburgh Pirates

THE DUST IS SETTLING

Well, friends, the non-waiver trade deadline has passed, and the earth is still spinning. It really was an exciting week or two, but the fun...More

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NOTES FROM AN EXCITING WEEK

This past week, we witnessed an obvious lack of hustle on the part of Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez. There are two distinct incidents that helped...More

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FIRST HALF OBSERVATIONS OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE

SO HOW’S IT GOING? Last week I offered my observations of the first half of play in the American League. This week I take a...More

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CAPSULE COMMENTS-NATIONAL LEAGUE CENTRAL

This is the next in my articles on each division in major-league baseball. I have offered my comments about the National League East in a...More

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CERVELLI A KEY LEADER OF SURPRISING PIRATES

By JED WEISBERGER PHILADELPHIA – Francisco Cervelli, once a Yankee (2008-13), now sits in the clubhouse of the surprising Pittsburgh Pirates, often talking with the...More

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DICKERSON ADDS ANOTHER DIMENSION TO SURPRISING PIRATES

By JED WEISBERGER As spring training neared, the Pittsburgh Pirates were criticized by some frustrated agents and the Players Union because they were the only...More

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A LOOK AT CAREER UNDERACHIEVERS

There are some players that entered the major league baseball phase of their career with great expectations and high hopes for success.  These players were...More

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LEAVE THE PIRATES OUT OF THIS UNION GRIEVANCE

By JED WEISBERGER Earlier this week, the Major League Baseball Players Association, otherwise known as the Players Association, filed a grievance against the Pittsburgh Pirates,...More

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THEY NEED TO STEP UP: ASTROS AND INDIANS

By Bernie Pleskoff In this week’s edition of BERNIE’S BASEBALL WORLD, I neglected to identify the Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians players that need to...More

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TIME FOR THEM TO STEP UP-NATIONAL LEAGUE

By BERNIE PLESKOFF This week I offer my first of two articles regarding players on each team that can really help the overall efforts of...More

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