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...
Posted: February 1, 2013
Learn more about two of the Pittsburgh Pirates doing winter training at IMG Academy!
Both 1st-round picks, Neil Walker and Pedro Alvarez embody the "new" Pittsburgh Pirates. Infused with young talent, led by MVP candidate Andrew McCutchen, the Pirates are hoping the nucleus can return them to glory. With all three players doing winter training at...