Changes are Coming for This Pirates Roster

The Pirates have probably overachieved in the estimation of many as they sit here at 10-14. A record pulled down by the Cardinals and Brewers beating them handily and in turn the Pirates beating the teams they’re supposed to be competitive with.

Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

5-2-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) This last week was a pretty exciting one for several prospects across the Pirates Farm System. Yet, anything they felt more than likely paled in comparison to the emotions experienced by outfielder Jack Suwinski and utility man Tucupita Marcano as they each received a surprise promotionContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”

Some Nagging Pirates Issues Plague the Team Early On

Here we are, not even 20 games into the 2022 season and the Pirates are already in full on confuse the fans territory. I don’t mean like the normal “why can’t we have this good player?” or similar, I mean just confusing moves.

Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

4-26-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) This past week the theme across the Pirates Farm System was walk-offs; with total of five across the organization, and only the Low-A Bradenton Marauders failing to win a game in the team’s final at bat. Obviously the most famous, or at least the one thatContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”

The Pirates are Already Doing Some Things Better than Last Season

This team is projected to be in the bottom third of the league, that’s more than true since most predicted they’d be in the bottom 4 or 5 teams overall, but when it’s this early I like to look at it in thirds.

Wil and Pete’s Excellent Adventure

The Pirates haven’t been accused of pushing the right buttons often over the past few seasons, but the handling of the pitching staff early on and the emergence of Dillon Peters and Wil Craig is the early season story none of us should be taking our eyes off of.