Pittsburgh Pirates


It's hard not to have a knee-jerk reaction after the first week of MLB action, but consider this: We're only 1/26th of the way through the season.


What a wacky offseason. Between the Padres' complete overhaul, the A's shaking up almost their entire team and the Red Sox making a run at going from last to first again.


Aramis Ramirez is going to get a victory lap.


GLENDALE, Ariz --  Walking onto the practice field in the desert at Camelback Ranch, White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper saw something in the distance that looked like a mirage.