Yinzer Reactions: Recapping The Pirates Series With The Cubs

After a series sweep by a division rival it may be hard to find the silver linings or see any light at the end of the tunnel. Pirates Fans and others are all too happy to pile on to the misery that we were left with after Pittsburgh’s one-hit loss to Milwaukee because as weContinue reading “Yinzer Reactions: Recapping The Pirates Series With The Cubs”

Pirates Late Inning Heroics Fall Short

After dropping the first game to the Cubs on Friday night, 6-3, the Pirates were looking to get back on the right track as former top prospect, Mitch Keller, took the mound for the Pittsburgh against Chicago right Tyler Chatwood. Pirates fan were just hoping that the Bucco bats would wake up a little bitContinue reading “Pirates Late Inning Heroics Fall Short”

National League Central Division Draft Preview

The draft approaches this week, and for many of us it will offer a welcome respite from the day to day will they, won’t they game MLB has put us through. We’ll discuss of course what the Pirates do at length, but we also want to make sure we keep an eye on what our NL Central foes have on tap.

From The Crows Nest: The Chicago Cubs Farm System

The once highly touted Chicago Cubs Farm System of the early to mid 2010’s has fallen from grace and is currently ranked in the bottom third of the league in every experts’ opinions, landing at #23 according to MLB Pipeline. I have even seen them as low as 29th on one list. This is hardContinue reading “From The Crows Nest: The Chicago Cubs Farm System”

Aramis Ramirez – One Man, Multiple Lessons

How can one man have spent the majority of his career outside of your organization and still be one of the most important figures in its history? I’ve thought about that question a lot recently and I firmly believe those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it. The trade of Aramis Ramirez to the Chicago Cubs in 2003 is one of those moments worth studying.