9-8-21 – By Gary Morgan – @garymo2007 on Twitter Mitch Keller, man ya know what, sigh….. like, he had an exceptional curveball tonight, but… he didn’t place it, often leaving it about 3 inches too high. He had good life on his fastball tonight, but… it had no movement and doesn’t fool anyone as to whether it’sContinue reading “Pirates Fail Again to Finish Sweep, Tigers Prevail 5-1”
9-8-21 By Craig W. Toth (aka @bucsbasement on Twitter) The rest of this season for the Pittsburgh Pirates is a time for evaluation, much like the entire year has been; not only for the players that could be a part of an undetermined future date, but also those that can help bridge the gap forContinue reading “Pirates Battle Back Against The Tigers”
Incredible how a good start and some timely hitting can change the complexion of a baseball game.
The Pirates won the first game of this twin bill and were debuting a couple players. Miguel Yajure got the call up from the taxi squad as the 27th man for the start, and Rodolfo Castro who was called up to replace the DFA’d Anthony Alford got the call at third base.
Seven inning games are super weird. I mean you’re sitting here watching the Pirates starter in the bottom of the 5th protecting a slim one run lead and it’s not like you’d ever want him to give up the tying run but it’s also pretty easy to forget it would be like surrendering the lead in the 7th.
After being the victims of a sweep by one of the worst teams in the league last year there are obviously going to be more negatives than positives. However, for the purpose of this exercise that I complete after each series there will always be five observations in each category. Clearly some of them willContinue reading “Yinzer Reactions: Recapping The Pirates Series With The Tigers”
If you would have told me on Friday afternoon that the Pirates offense would score 18 runs in the first two games of the series versus Detroit, 3 more than they put up in the previous 4 games against the Twins, there is no way I would have have thought they were facing a sweepContinue reading “Tigers Complete A Sweep Of The Pirates In A Sunday Matinee”
Ahh thank the good lord COVID didn’t take away this um, natural rivalry! The Pirates and Tigers play every season in a home and home since MLB has decided these two clubs are rivals and largely the Pirates have done well in the series.