It certainly doesn’t need to be this bad, at least not moving forward, 2021 has been what I hope represents the basement of the rebuild.
Back in 2019 when Bob Nutting stepped up and finally did something right for this organization after years of sleeping at the wheel by firing his management staff, a couple guys stayed along for the ride.
Just about every topic born from 2020’s abbreviated baseball season has been sufficiently qualified with the ever present short sample size qualifier.
Sports are a huge part of my life and every sport I watch has changed rules and style of play over the years. For some changes there aren’t any hard and fast points where you can say the switch flipped. For others rule changes prompted the seismic shift in our games.
The Pittsburgh Pirates embarked on their second road trip of the season tonight, this time the friendly confines of Wrigley Field in Chicago to square off against the Cubs.