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”
It is a lot easier to find the positives in a series sweep, but please don’t mistake this for foolish optimism. I realize that three games don’t completely make up for such an awful start to the season; just let me be happy for a couple of moments because as Gary so eloquently stated, It’sContinue reading “Yinzer Reactions: Recapping The Pirates Series With The Brewers”
After already having secured their first series victory of the season, the Pirates came into PNC Parker FF on Sunday looking to sweep NL Central Division rivals, the Milwaukee Brewers. For Pittsburgh it would be rookie right hander JT Brubaker taking the mound, searching for his first big league win. His counterpart for the BrewContinue reading “The Pirates Sweep The Brewers, But Lose Two To Injury”
The Pirates experienced something they have only felt scarcely in 2020, coming off a win. Derek Holland took the mound following a bounce back relief appearance and his disaster of a start last time out.
The Pirates came into tonight’s contest looking to end a four game skid and realistically get anything they could going in the right direction. The Brewers on the other hand had their sights set on climbing back to .500 and remaining in the playoff picture in the NL Central. For Pittsburgh right hander Chad KuhlContinue reading “The Pirates Bats Wake Up In 7-2 Victory Over The Brewers”
What went well and what didn’t in the Pirates series with the Brewers? There’s a lot to unpack!