The Starting Rotation Should Evolve Soon

JT Brubaker toed the rubber in the Pirates unofficial house of horrors last night, confident everything would finally come together for him. He pitched with a good pace, firing the ball back to Roberto Perez seemingly seconds after receiving it and had genuinely good stuff all night.

Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

4-19-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) If this was a list of top accomplishments, the feat of throwing a combined no-hitter-something achieved by Chase De Jong. Austin Brice and Yerry De Los Santos for the Indianapolis Indians this past Wednesday night-would surely find it’s way to the top. Unfortunately, De Jong andContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”

Prospects Aren’t Sure Things, Even When They Reach the League

The new pastime here in Pittsburgh seems to be the constant cries for prospects to come up to the MLB team and then to ensure they play every inning of every game or fill the exact role deemed appropriate for each and every one of them.

Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers

4-12-22 By Craig W. Toth (aka @BucsBasement on Twitter) Exactly a week ago the Indianapolis Indians opened their season-along with the other Triple-A teams across America-in what would be the first of the now standard six game Minor League Baseball series. A few days later they would be joined by the Double-A Altoona Curve, theContinue reading “Top 5 Pirates Prospect Performers”