Symbolism and baseball go hand in hand. Maybe that’s why I’ve found some success writing about it, I’m a metaphor junkie and baseball provides ample opportunity to put that on display.
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.
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”
Wil Crowe is still a work in progress, he still struggles with command at times but one thing he is showing at least me, he’s a major league pitcher.
As the storm clouds rolled in over PNC Park tonight the Pirates had already faced a bunch of demons on a night where the skyline looked fitting.
Bucs fall as Keller struggles to find his footing.
Long before the Pirates and Cubs take the field this afternoon at 2:20 many of us legitimately wondered if we’d get here.
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”
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.
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”