Pirates Baseball (And Mike Persak) Returns!

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-3b6tg-11d25ef Mike Persak of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette joins us to break down the start of Spring Training for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Who has a shot of making the team? When will we see some of the young prospects get their chance? Will Ben Cherington go after a bigger name in Free Agency? Is the planContinue reading “Pirates Baseball (And Mike Persak) Returns!”

New Rules May Mean New Problems

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-arx95-11c7e10 As the CBA negotiations drag on, we chat about some new rule proposals that may show up when baseball resumes. It doesn’t take much to figure out how the new rules may lead to a slew of issues that will be funny to watch and maddening to those playing the game. Craig Toth coversContinue reading “New Rules May Mean New Problems”

Let’s Make A Deal?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-c89cm-11bc945 They went late into the night on Monday trying to hammer out a new CBA before MLB’s self-imposed deadline to prevent a delay to the 2022 season. We also have Daniel Victor from Prospects 1500 to tell you why Mitch Keller is about to turn a big corner…if we get to the season…maybe…who knows.Continue reading “Let’s Make A Deal?”

What Really Matters For The Pirates In 2022?

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-gqeun-11b280b Monday may have been the most progressive day in the CBA Negotiations thus far, but are you terribly concerned about what actually ends up in the final agreement? Sure we are going to break it all down for you, but then robot umps whisk us away to another part of the multiverse. Upon ourContinue reading “What Really Matters For The Pirates In 2022?”

A Pirates Spring Training On Hold

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-zitbr-11a9e36 Pitchers & catchers should be reporting this week. Instead we have slow-moving CBA negotiations. In the end, though, only one group is innocent and they will be hurt the most. Joe Drake from Prospects Live also joins us to talk about some exciting names he observed down on the farm. Craig Toth covers theContinue reading “A Pirates Spring Training On Hold”

The Most Dangerous Game

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-civ6q-11a0360 Are you angry about the MLB Lockout? We’re with you. Let’s start throwing people out of baseball who make the game worse, and imagine the true reality behind ownership wealth. We go down a rabbit hole of conspiracy theories that may be wrapped in truth as Pirates fans wait for their game to return.Continue reading “The Most Dangerous Game”

Rebuilding The Pirates, With David Samson

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-j5s5c-1194837 David Samson ran two front offices for the Montreal Expos and Miami Marlins. He has done a few rebuilds and won a World Series. So, what does he think about what the Pittsburgh Pirates are doing? We ask questions and get some honest evaluations from the front office veteran. Hear how he evaluates BenContinue reading “Rebuilding The Pirates, With David Samson”