These decisions deserve a bit more thought than just believing they haven’t been good enough. That’s of course true, but I can’t ignore that replacements might be similar and cost more.
First of all, Happy Thanksgiving everyone, if this news didn’t break last night chances are I’m writing a longer form message like that, but Ben Cherington seems addicted to making moves on holidays, so here we are.
Obviously this is not universal belief held by all fans of the Pittsburgh Baseball Club; mostly because some people view it as a pipe dream not even worth discussing. However, for the most part, Pirates Fans have taken to social media in order to add recently posted Japanese Outfielder Seiya Suzuki to ever growing listContinue reading “Pirates Fans Are Sold On Suzuki”
In this installment we will be taking a look at David Bednar’s trade value. I have to admit, I’ve tried to start this a few times and I just couldn’t get it going, as I just can’t make sense of moving Bednar right now for a few reasons
Language is so important, so note I’m not saying we will absolutely see improvement, I’m specifically saying we should expect it.
I’m really not much of a gambler. The last time I placed a bet on a game was 21 years ago in college, I don’t play the lottery, the only scratchers I get are from my family for Christmas and I’ve never walked into a casino with more than 50 bucks in my pocket; whileContinue reading “Ben Cherington Is Gambling With Pirates Young Pitchers”
In a Zoom call with the Pittsburgh Sports Media, a few days before Halloween, Ben Cherington addressed several topics, including their impending entrance into the free agent market. Prior to the following statement being made on the subject, and even a few times since, Pirates Fans have continually pushed the envelope concerning the types ofContinue reading “Pirates Find Their First Real Bargain Of The Off-Season”
If you close your eyes for a moment and ignore that date in the byline you could easily find yourself transported back to 2019 or maybe 2020. The big difference this time is they aren’t looking for a starter at the position.
The immediate takeaways from the Pirates decisions yesterday are apparent. Choosing to protect only 4 prospects, 5 if you count Diego Castillo, casts light on some other decisions we weren’t sure they’d make.
We’ve worried, we’ve arranged, we’ve even argued, and today the Pirates did what they did.