The MLB Trade Deadline in 2020 May Not Matter or Happen – How Does That Affect the Pirates?

One of the most interesting things that could come from shortening the season is either the actual, or perceived elimination of the MLB Trade Deadline.

Five Pirates Thoughts at Five

Hi Buccos Fans, Here are my thoughts today at five. One of Pittsburgh’s most often referenced moment from Pirates lore is Jim Leyland blowing up on Barry Bonds during Spring Training. I wonder how much that one moment has helped the fan base by in large disown Bonds as part of our history, if notContinue reading “Five Pirates Thoughts at Five”

Doing Good is Always Good, Even if Bob Nutting Was Involved

Baseball and sports in general are taken for granted as well. We spend our time parsing every word the players put on social media. We propose trades of players that have been part of our community for the best part of a decade without a second thought.

Friday Focus – How Short is Too Short for an MLB Season Pirates Fans?

MLB and team executives are meeting regularly with the Players Union. If this were a normal season and we were heading closer to regular season play in 2020, I might follow that revelation with discussion of the new CBA and the challenges that lie ahead there.

Five Pirates Thoughts at Five

I wonder, how many games would MLB have to play for you to consider it a season? I’m cheating here a bit as this is a big subject in tomorrow’s Friday Focus but lets say its 82 games, enough for you? Everyone has been thinking of ways to stay entertained as we self isolate, howContinue reading “Five Pirates Thoughts at Five”