9-27-2021 By Craig W. Toth (aka @bucsbasement on Twitter) It almost never fails. Every time I talk bad or write some negative about a member of the Pirates, an aspect of their overall game performance (fielding or base running) a certain group of players (relievers, starters, batters, etc.), the coaching staff or the general capabilitiesContinue reading “Pirates Pitching And Bats Power Through To Avoid A Sweep In Philly, Proving Me Wrong In The Process”
9-26-21 By Craig W. Toth (aka @bucsbasement on Twitter) A couple of days ago, I found myself digging into the shortcomings of the Pirates bullpen. Over worked and underperforming, injury riddled and possibly out of their element as far as newly assigned roles were concerned; which is honestly not much different than than the everContinue reading “Pirates Starting Pitching Has Been Less Than Ideal”
I think we can stop right now worrying about when any pitcher pitches. The rest of this season is about nothing more than spending the last few innings in their budget and I honestly don’t think they care where or when or who does it.
9-24-21 By Craig W. Toth (aka @bucsbasement on Twitter) In the beginning of the season the Pittsburgh Pirates Bullpen was being lauded with praise for its ability to keep the team in games or secure a victory in any number of circumstances; and deservedly so. Over the first month of the season the Pirates BullpenContinue reading “Pirates Bullpen Woes Rise To The Surface”
Gross. 15-2 is not a fun score.
Walk off Master Jacob Stallings does it again.
If I were the Pirates, I am not sure what the exact protocol would be for following up a trade deadline where you lost your most consistent hitter, a member of your starting rotation and your default closer; as well as getting swept by the Brew Crew-getting shut out twice. Now, I guess I know.Continue reading “Buccos Blank The Phils, Just Like We All Expected”
OK, now it’s officially official.