Brutal series. If you enjoy angry writing, have at it.
7-21-2021 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement) The Pittsburgh Pirates, as a whole, are not a good baseball team. The same goes for their current opponent in the first three games of this West Coast Road Trip, the Arizona Diamondbacks. As it stands currently the Pirates are the fourth worst team in all of MajorContinue reading “The Pirates Lose Another One In The Desert, But That’s Far From The Entire Story”
This is all part of the process. Some players just aren’t going to be part of the picture. Get used to it.
This has been the unfortunate recipe for so many games this season.
Prior to the start of Saturday’s contest with the Mets members of the Pittsburgh Pirates 1971 World Series Championship Team were honored, life-long Pirate player/announcer Steve Blass threw out the ceremonial first pitch and Jacob Stallings capped off a 6-0 come from behind 9-7 victory with a walk-off grand slam; only the third of itsContinue reading “Some Nights Just Have It All”
Something felt chippy from the beginning in this one. Perhaps carry over from the four game set in New York that preceded the All Star Break to this quick three game home stand with what I’d project as at least 40% Mets fans.
make it incredibly difficult. Find a loophole, expect it to be closed relatively quickly. Figure out a way to make the system work for you, plan on a new rule being created to toss in a monkey wrench.
It’s been a fairly positive stretch here for Pirates fans this last week, I mean no games or player movement tossed together with feel good moments like the All Star Game and the Draft and of course it’s been more positive.
Even before the selections started rolling out on Day Three of the MLB Draft, Rounds 11 through 20, I noticed that I was on the same wavelength as many of the Pirates Fans I was interacting with; as we all knew the slot restrictions of the first 10 rounds were now off the table andContinue reading “The Pirates Mix In A Couple Of Potential Tough To Sign Picks On Day Three”
We’ll circle back here to the pre-gam festivities, but to me there is nothing that chokes me up like the actual announcements of the participants.