After the first two batters of the game for Milwaukee I was honestly felt deflated, and began to prepare myself for disappointing afternoon of baseball. A single by Luis Urias, followed by a rocket shot of a double by Daniel Vogelbach quickly put the Pirates in the hole 1 to 0; with the recently recalledContinue reading “Pirates Swept Out Of Milwaukee”
Both teams kicked the ball around the field. Both teams couldn’t find the strike zone, partially because it took the umpire 4 innings to find it too.
In the first game of a three game set versus the Brewers, the Pirates put out a what resembled a full Sunday lineup against one of the top pitchers in baseball currently in Brandon Woodruff; and for almost seven innings the strategy to sit Stallings, Reynolds and Moran-whose hand obviously couldn’t have been feeling tooContinue reading “Pirates Walk Their Way To A Loss”
The Pirates looked to bounce back and win the series in Milwaukee today. After Trevor Cahill blew up yesterday giving up 7 runs the Bucs really needed to get some length and preferably quality out of Chad Kuhl.
When you’re watching a prospect develop there are milestones along the way. Some of them have formal titles like promotion to the next level. At every stop along the way you look around and realize you’ve moved up, you still see the goal in your sights of being called up to the show.
We watched them all season, probably with even more attention than usual because there were no West Coast trips or requisite swings to the North-East. The NL Central wasn’t an impressive place, but they still managed four playoff spots.
With a couple of tough late inning loses to the Brewers and a extremely quiet trade deadline, much like we had predicted all along, there isn’t much for Pirates Fans to be excited about following a series loss to the Brewers; who they had swept in fairly convincing fashion just one week ago. However, inContinue reading “Yinzer Reactions: Recapping The Pirates Series With The Brewers”
With trade rumors swirling around several of the Pirates players over the last couple of weeks, and especially in the days and even hours leading up to the 4 PM deadline today, many were unsure as to what Pittsburgh’s lineup would look like as the entered Miller Park for tonight’s contest, a four game seriesContinue reading “Errors Come Back To Haunt Pirates As They Lose 6-5”
Josh Bell has looked like anything but the Pirates best player this season for the most part. In fact not two weeks ago he was twitching like cat in a room full of rocking chairs in the box. Suddenly since the road trip began, he is quiet in the box and putting nice swings onContinue reading “Oh What a Feeling! Bell Clobbers Home Run Off a Toyota as Pirates Win 5-1”
In the four games since they last played and swept the Brewers, the Pittsburgh Pirates have played like near polar opposite teams. After being no-hit by Lucas Giolito, shown how high powered the White Sox offense can be and taking both games of a double header from the Cardinals, I was not really sure whatContinue reading “JT Riddle Provides Only Power For The Pirates As They Fall To Brewers”