Pirates (18-29) Lose to the Cubs 4-3, Runners in Scoring Position Remains Theme

You get to the point when covering a season like this where you almost look at that as a win, not for the team of course, but personally. It’s hard to find anything useful to write about in a double digit loss, but in a 4-3 close game with chances throughout there tend to be more things worth noting.

The Pirates And Their Depleted Offense Hang On To Win At Wrigley And Avoid The Sweep

Prior to the Pirates games against the Cubs this Mother’s Day afternoon, Pittsburgh and General Manager Ben Cherington made a number of roster moves; some expected, while others may have caught Pirates Fans a little off guard. During the bottom of the first inning of Saturday’s contest, Colin Moran was removed from the game afterContinue reading “The Pirates And Their Depleted Offense Hang On To Win At Wrigley And Avoid The Sweep”

I Thought The Pirates Were Supposed To Be Stocking The System

Ever since Ben Cherington arrived on the scene as the Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager in November of 2019 he has preached some very similar sounding and typically intertwined organizational philosophies; among them stock piling talent throughout the system and creating competition at every level. Based on this information concerning how the Pirates plan on buildingContinue reading “I Thought The Pirates Were Supposed To Be Stocking The System”

Four Playoff Teams Doesn’t Describe the Pirates Division

We watched them all season, probably with even more attention than usual because there were no West Coast trips or requisite swings to the North-East. The NL Central wasn’t an impressive place, but they still managed four playoff spots.

Pirates Extend Winning Streak To Three As They Blank Chicago

On a cool afternoon in September the Pirates took the field for what would be their last home game of the year. The only things riding on the outcome were a possible series victory over the Cubs or the potential of moving one step closer to the 1st Overall Pick in the MLB July AmateurContinue reading “Pirates Extend Winning Streak To Three As They Blank Chicago”