Now, before we dig in on this please don’t confuse this with the team feeling they’re competitive or asking far too much for assets, no, this is more about reading the tea leaves and making some assumptions based on what the market is telling us.
Yesterday marked the beginning of the first full week of the MLB off-season in the new year; a time of new beginnings and resolutions, along with hopeful optimism, no matter how realistic any of these might be in the long term. For Pittsburgh Pirates Fans the 2020 season, and the few months that followed, wereContinue reading “New Year, Ne….Never mind, It’s The Pirates”
The Calendar turned and no new moves were made to the Pittsburgh Pirates Roster but activity still swirls around the league.
His name has been a popular choice when people talk about the Pirates continuing the rebuild of the system but as we sit here in the middle of the third trade cycle since is it fair to assume nobody is interested?
I probably get asked 20 times a week how many games the Pirates will win next season, most of those come with a prediction of 50 or something outlandish like that.
One of my favorite bands has to be Creedence Clearwater Revival and as such I like a ton of their songs that that you wouldn’t consider the hits. None more than “Someday Never Comes”.
Just about every topic born from 2020’s abbreviated baseball season has been sufficiently qualified with the ever present short sample size qualifier.
The past few days all Major League Baseball transactions trackers have been on high alert as rumors quickly began to swirl and permeate, ultimately resulting in a flurry of moves, which quickly transformed the Hot Stove from a slow simmer to a rapid boil. Over a twenty-four hour span the San Diego Padres acquired bothContinue reading “Pittsburgh Pirates Fans Are Experiencing Full Fledged Trade Envy”
Probably the last Five Thoughts of 2020
Let me start by saying this, it’s not all about money. Certainly some of it is but even the Dodgers would take two looks at this roster and turn it over. Now, they wouldn’t go about it in the same way, but they certainly wouldn’t rest on this roster believing they were close.