Pirates player paul skenes ready to retire because…

Why Paul Skenes of the Pirates will serve his nation after retiring from baseball Paul Skenes, the starting pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates, recently entered the major leagues, yet he is already considering retirement. After retiring from baseball, the Pirates pitcher is anticipated to serve his country, according to USA Today. Prior to entering Major…

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Pirates’ offensive problems explain But…..

Using a new Statcast metric to explain the Pirates’ offensive problems For those who enjoy statistics, Baseball Savant now offers the following new statistic: Bat speed is a characteristic that hitting coaches and scouts have long praised as a valuable skill that Statcast now tracks and makes available to the public. More precisely, the average…

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Pittsburgh Pirates legend died in a car accident

Jose Castillo, a former Pirate, was killed in a Venezuelan crash. PittsbURGH (AP/KDKA) — Jose Castillo, a former player for the Pittsburgh Pirates, passed away late on Thursday night in a Venezuelan vehicle accident. Castillo, 37, and MLB free agent Luis Valbuena, 33, are said to have perished in the car incident after it struck…

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