Pirates Non-Tender Day Was a Non-Event

I’m not sure what I was expecting. Maybe I was going to be irritated by any move they made or didn’t make. I started writing this piece last night after the news started breaking with the only move of note being Will Craig clearing waivers and being outrighted to AAA, along with Clay Holmes being non-tendered and selecting free agency.

Oh What a Feeling! Bell Clobbers Home Run Off a Toyota as Pirates Win 5-1

Josh Bell has looked like anything but the Pirates best player this season for the most part. In fact not two weeks ago he was twitching like cat in a room full of rocking chairs in the box. Suddenly since the road trip began, he is quiet in the box and putting nice swings onContinue reading “Oh What a Feeling! Bell Clobbers Home Run Off a Toyota as Pirates Win 5-1”

Kuhl, Ponce, Power Pirates to Sweep of Double Header in St. Louis

In game one the Pirates sent Chad Kuhl to the mound. The lineup featured the return of Kevin Newman and the MLB debut for Will Craig. The Cards trotted their normal lineup out and started Kwang-Hyun Kim the lefty.

What a Ballgame! Pirates Fall 17-13 to the Tigers in a Wild Slugfest

When all things were said and done, you could barely recognize the outcome if you only watched the beginning. I joked on Twitter I almost felt the need to write two game stories it was such a definitive break.

Expect the Unexpected with Pirates Lineups

In baseball every fan no matter how involved, from the casual observer to the most ravenous fan, one thing binds us all, lineup opinions. Everyone has their perfect vision of an ideal flow, the players involved and any variations beyond that for specific situations.

Shouldn’t the Pirates be Answering Questions Instead of Creating New Ones? Maybe Not.

Heading into this restart the Pirates had a laundry list of questions to answer, that doesn’t make them unique, most teams face plenty of unknowns and position battles, but the Pirates list seems to be growing rather than coming to resolution.

Cole Tucker, Outfield Prospect?

On Saturday the Pirates GM Ben Cherington confirmed that we weren’t just seeing Cole Tucker shag flies for fun, instead the club plans to give him some time out there and more so this isn’t some long-range project, they plan to use him there soon.