The Bucs were busy yesterday and they continued to show a change in philosophy on multiple fronts. Not that it matters to many of you, because of course everyone they acquire will only be traded later for more prospects.
People love to scream this at me on social media and they puff out their chests so proud of themselves for having example after example of the Pirates failures over the years to get prospects across the finish line.
Tomorrow begins the International Signing Period, which was postponed from its originally scheduled start date of July 2, 2020. Prior to the delay, and even since then, the Pirates have found themselves linked to Former Top 10 International Prospect, #11 OF Shalin Polanco, who is estimated to receive a $2.5 million signing bonus. There haveContinue reading “The Pirates Need To Explore Every Avenue”
If you want to be lazy about it or ‘funny’ go ahead and say bad. But I’m talking about what type of team it looks like they’re building toward for the window. There are some factors beyond money we’ll talk about and we’ll discuss the type of talent that has been brought in as well as what was already here.
Major league baseball is again finding itself embroiled in yet another cheating scandal. This one happens to be the worst kept secret in the game.
Well, after watching whatever you want to call that Steelers game last night we’ve taken one step closer to baseball season. Let’s get some more Bucco thoughts out there and have some conversation.
All the way back in July of 2020, before the abbreviated season recorded the first pitch baseball began the process of wishful thinking for 2021 by putting out a fully formed schedule complete with 162 games and an April 1st start date.
As I enter my fifth decade of being a Pittsburgh Pirates Fan, I have noticed there is one thing that makes a large section fanbase become irate at its very mention; outside the very existence of Bob Nutting. The word prospect has embodied a positive connotation when used in any other context throughout history. However,Continue reading “41 Year Old Pirates Fan Drowns His Sorrows In IC Lights After Continuous Mention Of Prospects”
Yesterday the Cleveland Indians, soon to be Cleveland Something Else, made the entirely expected move of trading Francisco Lindor. Cleveland exploded on their owners the Dolan’s as they moved a cool 40 million plus off their payroll as they also included Carlos Carrasco in exchange for 4 prospects from the New York Mets.
As a fan who watches most, if not all of the Pittsburgh Pirates games in any given season, I go into every year and actually each individual game wanting the same thing; for my team to win. I know these are not realistic expectations, and at times borders on insanity, but I maintain these aspirationsContinue reading “Another Year Of Individual Development, Instead Of Team Results”