Another busy week for our Bucs system. I don’t want to bore you, so let’s get it moving along here.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xxxei-125fafa Matt Capps joins us to express concerns about David Bednar’s use, and he has the life-experience to speak on it. He also talks about what he sees lately from Mitch Keller. Is this the breakthrough? Mike Persak of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette also joins us to figure out what happens to young call-ups on theContinue reading “Not All Pirates Problems Are Bad”
Sometimes asking questions is as far as we can get on a subject. Oh, we’ll all have opinions, some will back those opinions by facts, or even individual versions of facts, but I’m of the belief that we needn’t be qualified to answer a question, in order to ask it.
The Pirates had an opportunity to win every game this weekend in St. Pete, but the time for moral victories is just about over.
I’m back again with the second rendition of MLB Draft COMPS scores. I’m going to plagiarize Joe Boyd from 2021 so you get the background on how this thing works:
OK, so now that Cruz is here, the major first wave of youth has made it’s way to Pittsburgh and while there will likely still be more debuts to look forward to, the initial lurch toward youth has been accomplished.
Justin, I’m writing this after watching Oneil Cruz’s 2022 debut, and… I don’t want to trade anybody!
The next few postings could be bonkers as there are a LOT of promotions coming. No reason for me to blather on, so let’s get to it!
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-cng4h-1256bc6 Oneil Cruz is finally here and he can throw baseballs faster than the average ballplayer and leap buildings in a single bound. While all of that hype is fun, Pittsburgh Pirates fans should expect ups-and-downs with the young SS, but also enjoy a lineup that we only imagined a year ago. Craig also insistsContinue reading “Watch The Pirates, Kid”
6-21-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement On Twitter) For a short time-a little while back-daily calendars were all the rage. You know, the ones that had an inspirational quote, a piece of trivia or a fun fact about your favorite team, show or hobby. Walking around the office one could find at least aContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”