Phils Add Simon The Sausage Whacker

While Randall Simon will never live down whacking a human sausage with a baseball bat, the Phillies are hoping he'll add some history to his record as being a left-handed pinch-hitter in the final month of the season.
September 3, 2006

Pirates Notebook

<b>PITTSBURGH - </b> As the end of the minor league season approaches and the Sept. 1 start date for major league teams to expand their rosters, Pittsburgh Pirates general manger Dave Littlefield has several decisions he has to make on what players deserve a glimpse at life with the Bucs.
August 16, 2004

Pittsburgh Pirates Team News

OF Raul Mondesi told the Associated Press he would jump the club if not paid by the Pirates on Friday (April 30), then backpedaled from those statements just hours later.
April 27, 2004

Who's on first? is answered

Something took place at Dodgertown this spring that I had never seen before, except for the annual influx of pitchers trying to make the team. What do the following eleven players all have in common? Robin Ventura, Luis Garcia, Olmedo Saenz, Jose Hernandez, Jason Grabowski, Jolbert Cabrera, Jeremy Giambi, Paul LoDuca, Nick Alvarez. James Loney and Shawn Green?
April 8, 2004

Pirates Prospects Dim

Prior to the start of spring training Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Dave Littlefield said "We're a painting that isn't finished." <br><br> Littlefield added two more brush strokes with the addition of first baseman Randall Simon and outfielder Raul Mondesi, but it still looks like a very ugly picture for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
February 25, 2004

Pirates' Battle Cry

&quot;Wait 'til next year" has been the Pirates' battle cry for more than a decade -- they haven't had a winning season since 1992. That looks as if it might be Craig Wilson's slogan again in 2004.
February 25, 2004