Posted: November 15, 2013
IMG trained McCutchen named NL MVP!
On November 14, Andrew McCutchen was named MLB’s National League MVP by a landslide, receiving 28 of 30 first place votes, and becoming the first Pirate to earn the award since Barry Bonds in 1992.The 2013 All-Star finished the regular season as the Pirates’ leader...
Trio of IMG Academy trainees, McCutchen, Alvarez and Walker, lead Pittsburgh Pirates to best season in two decades
Posted: August 1, 2013
IMG Academy trainees lead Pirates to best season in 20+ years
The Pittsburgh Pirates are the hottest team in baseball right now, leading the Majors with a 65-42 overall record. More impressively, the Buccos have entered the month of August with a record above .500 and in first place of the National League Central Division for...
Posted: July 10, 2013
Trainees Pedro Alvarez, Joe Mauer, Andrew McCutchen and Joey Votto named 2013 MLB All-Stars
After helping lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to one of the best first-half records in baseball, IMG Academy trainees Andrew McCutchen and Pedro Alvarez were named 2013 MLB All-Stars. It's the third All-Star selection for McCutchen and the first for Alvarez. Past MVP...
Posted: May 29, 2013
IMG Academy trainee Josh Bell seeing early success
By Michael Sanserino / Pittsburgh Post-GazetteCHARLESTON, W.Va. -- There hasn't been any hesitation from Josh Bell this season. Not on the basepaths. Not in the outfield.Bell, one of the Pirates' most promising prospects, trusts his body again, more than one...