Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

9/28/22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) With only one Minor League Ball Club left in action…GIANT PAUSE for all original jokes about the Pirates being a Minor League Team….I was prepared for the difficult task of compiling this week’s list from a shallow pool of players. Thankfully, the recent promoted players fromContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”

Pirates Misinformation Is Becoming Prevalent

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8afvm-12d4acd Craig flies solo, and goes on quite a few tangents concerning Michael Chavis, Miguel Andujar’s Comparison To Yoshi, One Knee Catching, Wil Crowe and The Pirates Defense.  Brought to you by ShopYinzz.com! Craig Toth covers the Pirates for Inside The Bucs Basement, and joins his buddy Chris at a 9-foot homemade oak bar to talk PittsburghContinue reading “Pirates Misinformation Is Becoming Prevalent”

Five Pirates Thoughts at Five

There is simply no room for positives when one aspect of your team is this bad. The Pirates bullpen has completely imploded and no matter what goes right, who comes up, whom takes a step, the good feelings can only last about as long as the team can hold out before having to turn it over to the bullpen.

Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

9-21-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) Even though it sometimes seems as if the season just started, soon every Minor League Ballpark across America will once again become silent for the Fall and Winter months; as they already have in Bradenton, Greensboro and Altoona. For Bradenton the end of the season wasContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”

A Whole New Ballgame?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-t27ys-12cbd1d Bradenton Marauders play-by-play guy Spenser Smith joins us again for “30 Minutes of Bucs” with a look at the actual impact of MLB’s new rules for 2023. Spenser has been watching a new kind of baseball this season, and he has his take on what Pirates fans should expect from the game starting nextContinue reading “A Whole New Ballgame?”

Five Pirates Thoughts at Five

A sweep of the Reds quickly followed by a sweep from the Mets. Progress negated in a single predictable series. Thing is folks, as I’ve said countless times, the losing is one thing, losing as badly as the Pirates did in this series, that’s what makes you feel like nothing is improving.