Posted: July 8, 2014
IMG Academy alumni and trainees are making waves in the professional ranks as the Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Break approaches. Leading the way is Pirates OF and reigning National League (NL) MVP Andrew McCutchen who was voted in as a starter for the 2014...
Posted: April 2, 2014
2011 first-round pick Brandon Nimmo had no shortage of role models while training at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., this winter. His workout partners included National League MVP Andrew McCutchen, All-Star Pedro Alvarez and Red Sox left-hander Felix Doubront.NFL...
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...