Hurdle Manages Pirates to a Loss

Aug 25, 2014 by

Let’s make this a quick one. The Pirates didn’t score enough wins to win tonight, but they had a very real chance of...

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Pirates Pound Brewers Again

Aug 25, 2014 by

If there are any baseball fans from Pittsburgh or elsewhere who have not caught on to the fact that the Pirates have pretty much put...

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South Korea Wins Little League World Series

Aug 25, 2014 by

Although you can usually find me wherever baseball is played, regardless of country, state or level, I have never paid a whole lot of...

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Notes from the Pirates Beatdown of Brewers

Aug 22, 2014 by

Jeff Locke lost touch on his offspeed pitches mid-way through the 1st. Both the curve and change left up in the zone. Starling...

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The Pirates Commit Capital Offense

Aug 19, 2014 by

I followed the Pirates down to Washington, D.C., which accounts for my absence as I spend the day time escorting the kids to various...

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Pirate Offense Demolishes Tigers

Aug 13, 2014 by

This one looked like it was going to be a long night after Ike Davis rudely interrupted the progress of a routine groundball to...

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Padres Rude House Guests Once Again

Aug 11, 2014 by

We should have expected no less than this from the Padres, who seem to arrive every August like a plague of locusts flying over PNC...

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Pirates Humble Marlins to Win Series

Aug 8, 2014 by

The 2014 Pirates have shown an admirable ability to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles, to show signs of life just when you...

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Tony LaRussa Loves Animals – People, Not So Much

Aug 8, 2014 by

I won’t pick apart Tony LaRussa’s rambling diatribe in defense of the Arizona Diamondbacks and their childish display of macho...

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Clint Hurdle Thinks, Trouble Ensues

Aug 7, 2014 by

You have to admit that Clint Hurdle has become a pretty good manager, for two reasons. One, he has bought into the system the front...

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A Weird Weekend in Arizona

Aug 4, 2014 by

“Guys get hit,” he said. “It’s part of the game. I think he’s probably trying to make a pitch and missed...

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Trade Deadline Speed Round

Aug 2, 2014 by

Yankees acquire Martin Prado from the Diamondbacks for Peter O’Brien and a PTBNL. For the sake of Arizona’s fans, let’s hope...

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The Pirates Do Nothing, and That’s Fine with Me

Jul 31, 2014 by

As the trading deadline neared, the rumors continued to fly, and the Pirates appeared to be center stage in many of them. If you are a...

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Worley Dominates Giants with Shutout

Jul 29, 2014 by

The Pirates displayed their usual superior plate discipline in the 1st, forcing Bumgarner to pitch behind and come in to the strike...

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Pirates Salvage a Win in Colorado

Jul 29, 2014 by

The Pirates rallied to salvage one win in Colorado over the weekend, mostly on the shoulders of Josh Harrison. Otherwise, you know...

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Pirates Beat Dodgers in Slugfest

Jul 24, 2014 by

The Pirates beat the Dodgers by a 12-7 margin last night, but the real losing team was Jeff Nelson’s umpiring crew, who put forth...

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What Should the Pirates Do at the Deadline?

Jul 23, 2014 by

With about a week left before the first trading deadline, the Pittsburgh front office has been contemplating the following two...

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Locke and Mercer Lead Bucs to Sweep

Jul 23, 2014 by

Jeff Locke survived two early home runs and kept the Rockies in check long enough for the Pirate offense to rally and earn a sweep of...

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