Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

2-17-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) When it comes to Major League Baseball the word prospect has a fairly simple definition of any player that has yet to exceed the rookie eligibility requirements. The implications and expectations often attached to the term are a completely different story; especially when numbers are introduced,Continue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”

A Pirates Core Is Building Don’t look now, but the Pittsburgh Pirates are starting to find some starting pitching. (Well, not so much with the opener on Monday night…but you get the idea.) They also have sent Cole Tucker down to the minors and we don’t think he’s coming back. Craig identifies the next Pirates prospect he thinks shouldContinue reading “A Pirates Core Is Building”

Five Pirates Thoughts at Five

As we sit here on the day after a historic victory while being no hit, and take a quick look at the Pirates record of 15-19, it’s probably fair to say, nobody has predicted everything they’d see with any real accuracy.

A Pirates Slasher on Friday the 13th

For many fans, what the Pirates organization has put this city and base through is much like a horror flick. Everyone seems to see the guy hiding in the bushes with his machete, and yet every time, the characters just charge right into the one area they shouldn’t.

Pirates Need To Make Some Commitments With so many question marks in the eventual contending 26-man lineup for the Pittsburgh Pirates, is it time to sign some older veteran players to extensions? We have a couple of names that should get locked in this season in order to cut down on the amount of maybes on the future roster.  CraigContinue reading “Pirates Need To Make Some Commitments”

Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

5-10-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) Ever since I started ranking the Pirates Prospects following the first week of the Minor League Baseball Season back on April 12th, my main caution to those following the Pittsburgh’s Farm System has been to be wary of the small sample size. One three hit gameContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”

Five Pirates Thoughts at Five

Have a great week everyone, and don’t watch the Pirates get beaten to hell by the Dodgers, watch the Pirates try like hell to go toe to toe with a team they know they have no business beating. See who looks like that’s what they have in mind. Pray one of them is the manager for once. Teach them to win Skip, or they never friggin’ will. Click to Read More…

The Roberto Perez Injury – Completely Predictable, Completely Avoidable

At some point you’re selling hope and trust. Now if I have to watch the situations of today mangled on a regular basis, how the hell am I or anyone else supposed to buy what you’re selling?