Welcome to the first edition of the MLB’s AUGUST Trade Deadline. That felt weird to type–I get that the Trade Deadline has been in August before, but not on purpose. This is kind of an historic event, no?
We aren’t here to be cheerleaders for Mr. Cherington, we are here to take an objective look at these values, perhaps even a cold approach, and evaluate possible trades and the actual returns from a monetary approach and today I feel like the cashier shorted me on my change and the manager just isn’t listening.
9-19-21 By Craig W. Toth (aka @bucsbasement on Twitter) I guess it has to be addressed again…the Pirates still have have not swept a series on the year, which honestly only becomes a storyline because because the team is now 56-93; and this lack of a winning streak only brings more emphasis to an unsuccessfulContinue reading “The Pirates Offense Comes From Unlikely Places As The Veteran Arms Let It Slip Away”
9-19-21 By Craig W. Toth (aka @bucsbasement on Twitter) The Pittsburgh Pirates are 56-92 on the season. This equates to being a full 35 games back of the now playoff bound Milwaukee Brewers in the NL Central. Their run differential of -204 run is second to only the Baltimore Orioles (-275) for the worst inContinue reading “Pirates Clinch Yet Another Series Victory”
9-18-21 – By Gary Morgan – @garymo2007 on Twitter Don’t look now, but the Pirates are playing some good baseball lately. 7-3 in their last 10 and they’ve done it with timely offense and solid pitching. It’s far too late for it to matter against the overall record, but there is something to be saidContinue reading “The Pirates Win 2-1, Pitching & Defense Shine”
The Marlins are mired in a rough stretch and when that happens to any team you see them occasionally grasp defeat from the jaws of victory, and that’s exactly what happened today on the North Shore of Pittsburgh.
I am not going to lie, that was fun. Beyond my initial concern as to why Mitch Keller was pulled from the game after only 45 pitches, I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Once again, the solid one to three delivered; especially with Ke’Bryan injected into the lineup. The Younger Hayes has lifted some of the pressureContinue reading “Hayes Sparks Offense Outburst From The Pirates”
It’s ok to enjoy having nice things Bucco fans.
Good morning friends, what a week in baseball. The draft flew by and our Buccos did quite well according to just about everyone. What a breath of fresh air that is.