Bucs drop home opener 2-1 to Cubs as solo shots provided all the scoring.
Yes, I know we’re in the middle of game time but Five Thoughts at Six-Fifteen doesn’t sound right.
Believe it or not, I don’t expect to agree with every move made by the Pirates. I certainly don’t expect to agree with every move Derek Shelton makes, but is it too much to ask that the lineup at least make some semblance of sense?
Well, it’s earlier than anyone would have assumed, but Roansy Contreras is getting the call up to the big club following the injury to Duane Underwood Jr.
Happy opening day Pittsburgh, you have your third baseman of the future, and present.
It’s opening day in MLB and seeing as how we didn’t feel confident we were going to get this before June or July about a month ago, it feels good knowing we’ll see 162 games.
As has become tradition, Craig and I wanted to hammer this one together so here goes. Oh, and I guess we should do some kind of grading system. How about the boring old A-F Scale and we’ll toss in a + or – to signify if we think it’s improved from 2021 or gotten worse.
Opening day is finally right there in our grasp, and while this offseason has been an emotional roller coaster for the entire league, let alone our local franchise, there will always be something about everyone being 0-0 that makes this event feel special.
Nothing is going to make people happy until they see results.
Persevere, adapt, execute.
Three things that JT Brubaker has had to learn to do in order to reach the major leagues, now he has to again adapt to the challenge the league has presented him.