Same Pirates Coaching, Largely Same Players, Why Are Some Expecting Different Results?

I mean, that’s at least a stylized definition of insanity, right? I should clarify, I’m someone expecting different results, so I can at least tell you why I think there is room to expect better. Keep in mind, I’m not talking a ton better, but improvement should be the goal and I think it’s attainable.

Not a Great One on Roberto’s Night – Pirates Lose 8-1 to the Pale Hose

A night like tonight was wasted on the emptiness of the ball park. Touching moments like Gregory Polanco kneeling between the giant 2 and 1 in right field and saying a little prayer. Players lining up clad in their nameless uniforms with 21 blazed on the back. Even the video tribute was lost in translation a bit.

Pirates Walk Off Again To Stun Red Hot White Sox

The last time the Pirates faced off against the White Sox two weeks ago they were no-hit by Lucas Giolito in the first game and blown out in the second by a score of 10-3 as Trevor Williams allowed 8 runs on 9 hits, three of them being home runs, in 6 innings of work.Continue reading “Pirates Walk Off Again To Stun Red Hot White Sox”

Lucas Giolito No-Hits Pirates

Following the weekend sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers and a rare scheduled off day, the Pirates took a trip to the South Side of Chicago to begin a quick two games series with the White Sox. On the mound for the 7-17 Pittsburgh Pirates was the lefty Steven Brault, who on the season had postedContinue reading “Lucas Giolito No-Hits Pirates”