TribLIVE
Blogs | Sports | News
Bucco Blog

« Font size »
Decrease | Reset |Increase

January 12, 2009
by rob biertempfel


No comments yet - you should start the discussion!

Parker, Blyleven denied again

The 2009 Hall of Fame class was announced this afternoon, with Rickey Henderson and Jim Rice getting the call. Henderson, the all-time steals leader, was a no-brainer. Rice made it in his final year of eligibility. Four former Pirates — …

January 12, 2009
by rob biertempfel


No comments yet - you should start the discussion!

No Pirates on Team USA

There are no Pirates on the “player interest list” for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic. USA Baseball will release its complete, 45-man provisional roster Friday. The final 28-man roster will be revealed Feb. 24, and the team will …

January 9, 2009
by rob biertempfel


No comments yet - you should start the discussion!

Duck and cover in Milwaukee

This is only peripherally related to the Pirates, but it was too funny not to post: The Milwaukee Brewers will hold an open tryout Tuesday, and among those expected to attend is Randall Simon. Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal …

January 8, 2009
by rob biertempfel


No comments yet - you should start the discussion!

Another setback for Dumatrait

It appears unlikely left-hander Phil will be in the starting rotation, at least at the start of the season. Dumatrait suffered a setback in his rehab from shoulder surgery and will be shut down for 10 days. Dumatrait was examined …

January 7, 2009
by rob biertempfel


No comments yet - you should start the discussion!

McClatchy’s legacy

What will be Kevin McClatchy’s legacy with the Pirates? Will it be the mere fact that the team still has “Pittsburgh” in its moniker? Will it be cozy, graceful PNC Park? Or the showcase 2006 All-Star Game? Or will it …

January 6, 2009
by rob biertempfel


No comments yet - you should start the discussion!

Pirates ink 13 minor leaguers

The Pirates have signed 13 players to minor league contracts. Two of the players — infielders Pedro Lopez and Anderson Machado — also were invited to spring training. Lopez spent all of last season with Triple-A Syracuse (Blue Jays), where …

Other blogs
Sports: Rob Rossi | Steel Mill | Chipped Ice | Bucco Blog | Sitting Ringside | Pitt Locker Room | Penn State Sports | H.S. Sports Insiders | Trailing Off
News: This Just In | Trib List
» Top TribLIVE.com Sports
» Top TribLIVE.com News
» Top TribLIVE.com Breaking News