Mark Melancon

Pittsburgh Pirates #35 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 03/28/85
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 215
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

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Closer Report: Week 21 Rankings

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Mark Melancon names home run balls on Twitter

While Pedro Alvarez was hitting six home runs in the first round of the Home Run Derby, teammate Mark Melancon was naming them

Pirates' Mark Melancon added to NL All-Star roster

Melancon has been lights out this season as a member of the Pirates bullpen.

Four Pirates make All-Star team

For the first time since 1981, four Pittsburgh Pirates will be members of the National League All-Star team. The representatives are starting pitcher Jeff Locke, center fielder Andrew McCutchen,...

Five Trade Destinations For Jose Veras

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Daily Red Sox Links: Tazawa, Iglesias, Ellsbury

This edition of the Daily Links has stories about the back of Boston's bullpen, an old friend having great success this season, and some optimism regarding the team's current slide.

LABR Experts Mixed League Draft: A Closer Look

Ray Guilfoyle takes a closer look at the recent LABR Experts Mixed League draft that took place on Tuesday night, and sees plenty of value in several late round picks.

Bloggers give Pirates thumbs-up for Hanrahan trade

The trade between the Boston Red Sox and the Pittsburgh Pirates for pitcher Joel Hanrahan is official and writers are giving the edge to the Pirates.

The Rays Tank: Boston Swaps Closers

Stop me if this sounds familiar: The Red Sox traded valuable pieces to receive a closer...

Pirates' GM explains Mark Melancon addition

Neil Huntington believes that Mark Melancon can rebound in 2013.

Mark Melancon To Pittsburgh In Joel Hanrahan Trade

Mark Melancon will be part of Pittsburgh's return from Boston in the increasingly confusing Joel Hanrahan trade.

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