Top Ten – Craziest Things I’ve seen in Baseball

Baseball creates drama, and the unexpected events that crop up are the ones that really stick with you. Here are my top ten insane things I’ve seen, what did I miss? Randy Johnson kills a bird. 2. Jose Canseco has some trouble. 3. Pirates 2014 Triple Play 4. A bunt double 5. Ken Griffey Jr.Continue reading “Top Ten – Craziest Things I’ve seen in Baseball”

Friday Focus – Evaluation, The Unseen Casualty

It has been little over five months since Travis Williams and Ben Cherrington were hired as the President and General Manager respectively. The offseason was anything but normal to begin with as the hiring process went late, cutting into the valuable time it takes to make moves and evaluate where the team is.

Ring That Bell – What Could a Relationship with Scott Boras Change About How the Pirates (and Fans) Do Business?

I’ll jump right in. I’ve advocated for the Pirates extending Josh Bell, well, since I started writing about the Pirates. I’ve also kept firmly in the back of my mind he is a Scott Boras client and had more than likely already played himself out of town.

Communication is the Fuel That Fires the Engine – A Conversation with Eric Minshall and Scott Seabol

We all know this somewhere in the back of our heads, but to hear it like that, so plain and straightforward, wow. We all see the finished product on our favorite teams, talking to people like Scott and Eric you really get a feel for just how daunting making it is, simply from understanding the very beginning of the journey for some.

Friday Focus – MiLB Contraction is a Huge Story, Lost in a Bigger One.

We talk about this because if we don’t this all happens in the dark, and darkness is where worst things happen. Bring these into the light and see if you can catch some of the roaches scurrying under the fridge.

In Addition to Internal Obstacles, MLB Faces External Blockades for Return

Here in Pennsylvania, Governor Wolf put forth his plan for getting the state back in business. The wording is vague and the details inside are hardly the point. We’ve spent much time on this site and on the podcast talking about MLBs internal struggle to restart operations, but some of their largest stumbling blocks to return could very well be the individual states.