TribLIVE
Blogs | Sports | News
Bucco Blog

« Font size »
Decrease | Reset |Increase

March 31, 2011
by rob biertempfel


No comments yet - you should start the discussion!

Opening Day payroll: $46 million

CHICAGO — Using figures provided by The Associated Press, the total payroll for the Pirates’ 25-man active roster, plus five players who’ll begin the season on the disabled list, is $46.047 million. Last year, the AP pegged the Pirates’ Opening …

March 30, 2011
by Karen Price


No comments yet - you should start the discussion!

Post-game…a question about questions

Manager Clint Hurdle said he still has money out on the question he’s been waiting to hear from a reporter all spring. That revelation stemmed from an inquiry as to what momentum Charlie Morton might be able to carry into …

March 30, 2011
by Karen Price


No comments yet - you should start the discussion!

Pre-game: Leroux optioned to Triple-A; 25-man roster complete

The Pirates optioned right-hander Chris Leroux to Triple-A Indianapolis this afternoon, so barring some last-minute waiver claim or trade, right-hander Mike Crotta and left-hander Garrett Olson will be members of the Pirates’ bullpen for Opening Day. The three were vying …

March 29, 2011
by Karen Price


One comment so far - add yours!

Post-game: Hurdle on Ohlendorf

Ross Ohlendorf said he thought he threw the ball better and was moving in the right direction after his start tonight, despite taking the loss and numbers that looked just about as bad as his previous outings.

March 26, 2011
by rob biertempfel


No comments yet - you should start the discussion!

Postgame: Correia ready to go

In his final tuneup before Opening Day, right-hander Kevin Correia turned in what he said was his “best outing of the spring” today against the Yankees.

March 26, 2011
by rob biertempfel


No comments yet - you should start the discussion!

Pregame: Cutch 3rd, Snyder out, Pearce in

Andrew McCutchen officially is the No. 3 hitter. Chris Snyder’s sore back puts the roster in some limbo. Welcome aboard, Steve Pearce.

March 25, 2011
by rob biertempfel


No comments yet - you should start the discussion!

Postgame: Morton’s progress

Charlie Morton had a ho-hum outing today against the Rays, but showed signs, even in a troublesome fifth inning, of the big strides he’s made since last season.

March 25, 2011
by rob biertempfel


No comments yet - you should start the discussion!

Pregame: Beimel out until April

Lefty reliever Joe Beimel will not be game-ready in time to open the regular season with the Pirates.

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