There are many things one encounters while writing about the Pirates, none more prevalent than the overall mistrust of Pirates ownership. That is something Bob Nutting has actually earned.
The Pirates have been boxed into a corner and while this regime didn’t create it, they’ll be tasked with working around it. See, the Pirates have an impossible amount of arbitration ready players next season, and 2022 is even more frightening.
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.
Today I’d like to talk about the elephant that is always in the room for Pittsburgh, yup, today we’re going to talk about the feasibility of actually building through the draft