The Pittsburgh Pirates have been on the rise the last few years, transforming from basement dwellers into perennial winners. Manager Clint Hurdle has restored a winning culture to the city, as evidenced by his Manager of the Year award
The Pirates have resumed contract extension talks with rookie Gregory Polanco, but the two sides are reportedly nowhere near close to a deal.
Gregory Polanco's first Major-League home run gave the Pirates an 8-6 win over the Marlins in 13 innings.
The Pirates, and Gregory Polanco, have announced that he will be called up to the big league squad prior to tomorrow's game.