This isn’t some traditional date on the calendar. June 8th holds no significant importance in the game, but somehow, following a series loss to the lowly A’s at home and on an off day today, it feels like for this team, this year, it’s somehow a pivotal point of the season.
Tag Archives: Pirates
Know Your Enemy – May Edition
The month of May saw several teams in the NL Central face some tough times, thus leading to a shakeup in the standings. While the month was forgettable for Pittsburgh, no one really took the bulls by the horn this month.
Pirates Fall Behind Early In Disappointing Loss To The Lowly Athletics: (32-29)
6/7/23 – By Craig W. Toth – @BucsBasement on Twitter Plant this game in April, and nine times out of ten the Pirates walk away a winner. Not just because of the record, but also because the Pittsburgh Rotation was on a heater of quality games. Eleven in a row to be exact; while postingContinue reading “Pirates Fall Behind Early In Disappointing Loss To The Lowly Athletics: (32-29)”
Hump Day Pirates Q&A
It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done one of these. The month of May for me this year has just been a marathon of near constant running around.
Time to get back in the saddle.
The Pirates Need To Be Like The Rays
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-up7bw-1429d40 Craig and Chris talk about certain trends concerning two of the Pirates Most Important Players-Hayes and Reynolds, the need to fill holes on the roster and the Endy/Henry Situation in Triple-A, before eventually concluding that Pittsburgh needs to be more like that team from Tampa Bay. Brought to you by ShopYinzz.com! Craig Toth covers theContinue reading “The Pirates Need To Be Like The Rays”
Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers: Moving Toward The End Of May And Past Memorial Day
6-6-23 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) Every single one of you that is reading this blog post is doing so one some sort of an electronic device; from an IPhone to an Android, or a Tablet to a Computer. It’s just kind of how things work nowadays; except when they don’t. ManyContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers: Moving Toward The End Of May And Past Memorial Day”
Pirates Walk While A’s Can’t Run, Win Nail-Bitter 5-4 (32-27)
6/5/23- By Michael Castrignano – @412DoublePlay on Twitter There are no givens in baseball. You can be the 1927 Yankees and still lose to the 103 loss Boston Red Sox 4 times. Heck, the Pirates last year proved any team can be any other team at any time when they swept the Dodgers in LA.Continue reading “Pirates Walk While A’s Can’t Run, Win Nail-Bitter 5-4 (32-27)”
Five Pirates Thoughts at Five
Henry and Endy living together, Dogs and Cats, mass hysteria in the streets!
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Oakland Athletics Series Preview
Plain and simple, the Pirates are the better team, no matter where you look. The Athletics pitching staff is historically bad, and their offense has been trending downward recently as well.
Hill Dominates Cards as Bucs Complete Series Sweep (31-27)
6/4/23- By Michael Castrignano – @412DoublePlay on Twitter Following two games where the bullpen had to cover 12 innings of work, Rich Hill decided to give them as much of a break as possible, lasting 6.2 innings, allowing only 1 run off 4 hits with 3 walks and 6 strikeouts in his performance. Bucs gotContinue reading “Hill Dominates Cards as Bucs Complete Series Sweep (31-27)”