2-14-23 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) Before anyone gets too bent out of shape, because their favorite prospect is on the list and/or you decide to jump to the conclusion that I am writing everyone of these guys off, let’s remember who I probably would have had on the Top 5: OddContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospects: Odd Men Out”
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Top 5 Pirates Prospects: Power Bats
I absolutely love it when people act like a prospect came out of nowhere. Sure, he might not have had the attention and/or the same prospect ranking as others, but it’s not like he was invisible either. Can we really pretend like a player that was drafted in the 2nd round out of a BigContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospects: Power Bats”
Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers
4-19-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) If this was a list of top accomplishments, the feat of throwing a combined no-hitter-something achieved by Chase De Jong. Austin Brice and Yerry De Los Santos for the Indianapolis Indians this past Wednesday night-would surely find it’s way to the top. Unfortunately, De Jong andContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”
You Do Realize Mason Martin is Still Here Right?
From the moment the Pirates made their moves to protect prospects from the Rule 5 draft, fans have been speaking about Mason Martin in past tense.
Top 5 Pirates Prospects: Speeding Up Or Slowing Down The Process
Each time I have thought about writing this blog post, Matthew McConaughey’s character from Dazed and Confused has popped into my head; voicing one of his more familiar catchphrases, “It’d be a lot cooler if you did”. But instead of you, he responds with they; referring to the possibility of a certain number of PiratesContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospects: Speeding Up Or Slowing Down The Process”
Will Craig Shouldn’t Be Judged By One Play, But It Seems Like This May Be Happening
Over the past week the Pirates have lost their starting first baseman Colin Moran, once again; this time to a broken Pisiform bone in his left wrist/hand, as well as his immediate replacements Erik Gonzalez-right oblique strain-and Phillip Evans-concussion. Currently Moran and Gonzalez are on the 10-Day IL, while Evans is on the 7-Day; althoughContinue reading “Will Craig Shouldn’t Be Judged By One Play, But It Seems Like This May Be Happening”
Through The Prospect Porthole: Mason Martin Sets His Target On The Roller Coaster
When I first started in this business, you know blogging, back in November of 2019, the first article I chose to write was about a young left handed first baseman that I had gone to see play toward the end of the summer at Charlotte Sports Park in Port Charlotte, Florida. That evening the PiratesContinue reading “Through The Prospect Porthole: Mason Martin Sets His Target On The Roller Coaster”