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By Brendan Panikkar On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

The Toronto Blue Jays Sign J.P Howell

J.P Howell will slide into the backend of the Blue Jays bullpen. The Toronto Blue Jays have made a splash by signing left hander J.P. Howell to a year 1 deal worth $3 million (or so, according to FOX Sports Ken More...

By Brendan Panikkar On Thursday, September 29th, 2016

The Suddenly Scary Toronto Blue Jays Bullpen

The loss of Joaquin Benoit is looming large for the Blue Jays. What a difference a few days make. The Toronto Blue Jays bullpen was already somewhat thin even after the likes of Joaquin Benoit and Jason Grilli More...

By Brendan Panikkar On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
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Why Adding Jason Grilli Is Such A Big Deal

Jason Grilli adds a lot more than just a solid veteran to the Toronto Blue Jays The struggling Toronto Blue Jays bullpen has needed someone to step up for a while now. Joe Biagini was the only one who has proven More...

By Jen Rainwater On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Jason Grilli Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Atlanta

Photo Credit: Justin Aller/Getty Images FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal was the first to report late Tuesday night that Jason Grilli, former 2013 All-Star closer for the Pittsburgh Pirates, would be working out More...

Cards Vs. Pirates
By Chris Moran On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

NL Playoff Preview: St. Louis Cardinals At Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates downed the Cincinnati Reds 6-2 on Tuesday night, earning the right to face the St. Louis Cardinals in the NLDS. The NL Central rivals faced off 19 times in 2013, with the Pirates taking More...

Pedro Alvarez
By Brendan Panikkar On Monday, July 15th, 2013
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Pittsburgh Pirates: Mid-Season Report Card

Pedro Alvarez and the Pittsburgh Pirates have very good reasons to be all smiles Team: Pittsburgh Pirates Record: 56-37 (1.0 GB) Biggest Surprise of First Half: While the entire Pittsburgh Pirates team has been More...

By Chris Lacey On Monday, June 17th, 2013

Pittsburgh Pirates’ Jeff Locke A Welcome Surprise

The Pittsburgh Pirates are off to a surprising start with many thinking they can finish the season with the winning record, and this would be the first occurrence since 1992. One of the reasons Pittsburgh is having More...

By Michael Theed On Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Can Closer Jason Grilli Break The Single Season Saves Record?

Through the first week of June, the list of the saves leaders throughout baseball for the year is compiled of the usual suspects. Mariano Rivera, the all-time saves leader, is up there in what will be his final More...

Starling Marte
By Brendan Panikkar On Monday, May 6th, 2013

Starling Marte: Key to Pirates Success

Starling Marte has been right in the middle for the Pirates early season success Throughout my last couple of articles I have shifted away from covering the Pittsburgh Pirates, but this article I am back to cover More...

Michael McKenry
By Brendan Panikkar On Monday, April 15th, 2013

Are The Pittsburgh Pirates Bats Heating Up?

Michael McKenry hit a huge 2 run home run to propel the Pirates to a sweep of the Reds The Pittsburgh Pirates finished off an impressive 3 game sweep of my dark-horse favorites to contend for the World Series, More...

Starling Marte
By Brendan Panikkar On Friday, April 12th, 2013

Pittsburgh Pirates Start to the Season

Starling Marte has been the Pirates best offensive threat through the seasons first nine games. The Pittsburgh Pirates have gotten off to a 3-6 start in their first nine games of the season but their record does More...

Andrew McCutchen
By Brendan Panikkar On Sunday, March 31st, 2013

Pittsburgh Pirates: Cusp of Breaking Out?

Superstar Andrew McCutchen will be a huge key for the Pirates success this season. The Pittsburgh Pirates have been suffering through a horrible drought which has seen them at 20 consecutive losing seasons. This More...

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