Pirates pick up Left Hander Wandy Rodriguez from the Astros

The Pirates made a move yesterday to add depth to their pitching rotation.  In a four player deal the Pirates traded for Houston Left Hander Wandy Rodriguez.  Rodriguez is 7-9 this season with a 3.79 ERA. 

The Pirates gave up three of their top 16 prospects in the deal.  Pitchers Rudy Owens and Cotton […]

Farmville – The Return

With the Pirates off today while waiting for the Brewers to come to town, it seems like a perfect opportunity to take a look around the minors.  Let’s accept those neighbor and gift requests and do some farming!

AAA Indianapolis (4-8)

– Things have taken a […]


Not only has the big club started the season nicely at 3-2, but the PBC minor league affiliates have gotten off to positive starts as well with most of the damage being done by legitimate prospects as opposed to the Littlefield-era 30-year-old minor league fillers.  Let’s fire up the ol’ prospect harvester then and take […]