Pirates Buried By A Nationals Early Bomb

Follow a couple of shaky starts to the season, free agent acquisition and likely flip candidate, Tyler Anderson hit his stride over the next five outings; lowering his ERA to 3.05, his WHIP to 1.04 and his average against to .209, as he pitched an eight inning gem against the Cubs to bring his recordContinue reading “Pirates Buried By A Nationals Early Bomb”

Five Pirates Thoughts at Five 6-14-21

A 7 game losing streak isn’t fun, and it’s not possible to watch it, even if you expected it, without at least asking a few questions. This isn’t a good baseball team, and if you ask me the frustration is ramped up because for the first time since game one, this team has most of their best components. So of all times to go on a stretch like this, it seems at the very least odd. It also doesn’t help bad decisions were partially responsible, this team doesn’t need help from the instructors to fail.

Pirates Swept Out Of Milwaukee

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”

Biding His Time In AAA

Since the beginning of the 2021 season, the words Rule 5 Draft, have become as commonplace as Spend Nutting, Win Nutting amongst Pirates Fans. Obviously, I am kidding to a certain extent, but they have been used often enough that I believe many are beginning to understand the intricacies as to why a player couldContinue reading “Biding His Time In AAA”

Pirates Walk Their Way To A Loss

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”

Being Designated Isn’t Always A Bad Thing

As I sit here, looking forward to my next trip of the season out to PNG Field in Altoona to check out the Curve and the Pirates Top Prospects on the current roster, of which there are many, my mind drifts back to the last time I traveled out 22 and up 99 back atContinue reading “Being Designated Isn’t Always A Bad Thing”