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Author: Kody Clawson

Pittsburgh Pirates 2018 Season Preview

The Pittsburgh Pirates seem to be an organization in disarray at this point. After trading club ace Gerrit Cole and then following that up with dealing franchise cornerstone Andrew McCutchen, there’s a vibe that the Pirates are trying to rebuild. Veteran David Freese has remarked about how competitive the team will be this year. Other players have stated concerns with the ownership’s commitment to putting a contender on the field. While these concerns might be warranted, one could squint at what’s left on this roster and see some sort of contender there. There are questions to answer on this...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Trade for Corey Dickerson

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired outfielder Corey Dickerson from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for pitcher Daniel Hudson, infielder Tristan Gray, and cash considerations. Dickerson was designated for assignment after the Rays bevy of moves that included acquiring C.J. Cron, making Dickerson expendable. The Pirates have a hole at left field after the trade of Andrew McCutchen earlier in the offseason, and Dickerson certainly figures to fit into that slot in the lineup quite well. Pittsburgh Pirates Trade for Corey Dickerson Last season, Corey Dickerson bounced back after a rough first run with the Rays, slashing .282/.325/.490 and...

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