Mitch Keller Battles Through Pirates Win Over Cincinnati

9-22-21 By Craig W. Toth (aka @bucsbasement on Twitter) Obviously the main goal for the Pittsburgh Pirates going into last night’s matchup with the Cincinnati Reds was to win; and by doing so, attempt to prevent one of their most hated division rivals from making the postseason, in what has been a pretty highly contestedContinue reading “Mitch Keller Battles Through Pirates Win Over Cincinnati”

The Pirates Bullpen Dominates, But It Wasn’t Enough For The Win

9-16-21 By Craig W. Toth (aka @bucsbasement on Twitter) Alright, let’s get this over with. As the Pirates fell to Reds this afternoon by a score of 1 to 0, they also failed to get a sweep for the first time this season. They are now 0-14 in sweep attempts, which actually shouldn’t be allContinue reading “The Pirates Bullpen Dominates, But It Wasn’t Enough For The Win”

The Pirates Pen Stumbles, But Holds On For The Win

9-15-21 By Craig W. Toth (aka @bucsbasement on Twitter) In every other Major League Baseball season, prior to the pandemic shortened one in 2020, September games seemed like they were filled with overflowing bullpens-lined with arms eager to prove themselves after having spent all summer on buses traveling all over God’s Green Earth-and batters onContinue reading “The Pirates Pen Stumbles, But Holds On For The Win”