As the storm clouds rolled in over PNC Park tonight the Pirates had already faced a bunch of demons on a night where the skyline looked fitting.
Over the past few weeks, days and months I have realized a couple of things; social media is mostly one big giant misperception when it comes to the 2021 MLB Amateur Draft and the majority of people commenting have never watched a college baseball game in their entire lives. People regularly see a 30 secondContinue reading “The MLB Draft Isn’t Until July 11th”
I have readers and listeners that span the spectrum of Pirates fandom. From those who say they just want to keep an eye on the team while making sure none of their money winds up in Bob Nutting’s pocket to fans who wouldn’t miss a minute and simply don’t want to hear about the owner in any capacity.
There are only three things in life that have become near certainties; death, taxes and a Pirates pitcher giving up a homer in the opening frame. Keeping in line with this train of thought, Tyler Anderson served up a dead center dinger in the top of the first to Kris Bryant; giving the Cubbies aContinue reading “A Disappointing Pirates Return To PNC”
As a eighteen year old kid, straight out of the sticks, I sat down in my 8 AM college Theology course ready to be instilled with the education my parents honestly paid way too much for; probably a little hungover, or at least extremely tired from a some late night GoldenEye. Suddenly my professor beganContinue reading “The Simplest Answer”
We’ll get back to more of what went wrong but let’s backtrack just a bit, all the way back to Spring Training.
The recipe for the Pirates to make everything work is one of very precise measurement.
Prior to the second game, of a three series at Great American Small Park, the announcement of Gregory Polanco being on the bench with Phillip Evans in his place brought exuberant applause from many a Pirates Fan; and in all honestly how could you blame them after his 1 for 14 start to the season.Continue reading “Pirates Can’t Fend Off The Reds Attack”
At some point the Pirates need to put it all together in one game, tonight was not that night. The bats have been a few big swings away from doing nothing for two games straight now while the pitching has kept them in just about every contest.
The start to the season has had good and bad. We’ve covered all of it but the biggest positive I could take away might be the simple fact that they had a chance to win all three.