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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Are the Pirates for Real?

Jul 7, 2014 by

Are the Pirates really contenders? Many fans – distraught over the season a mere month ago – are now coming around to the idea...

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The Pirates Need to Keep Jeff Locke in the Rotation

Jul 7, 2014 by

Much has been made of the fact that the new found riches in the Pirate starting rotation have created a logjam of sorts that will...

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Kano is the Best Baseball Film, But Does That Make It Good?

Jul 2, 2014 by

Baseball movies have a long and rather painful history – just think back to The Babe Ruth Story, Pride of the Yankees or Heaven...

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Some Random Thoughts on the Pirates

Jul 2, 2014 by

I remember back in 2011 when I drove the family across Pennsylvania to Pittsburgh, stopping at some theme parks along the way, and...

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Is this Neal Huntington’s Best Trade?

Jun 29, 2014 by

The surprising trade of Jason Grilli to the Angels for Ernesto Frieri is one of those deals that, on the face of it, appears to be too...

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Why I Hate the World Cup

Jun 23, 2014 by

Patriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in...

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Should the Pirates Finally Get Edwin Jackson?

Jun 17, 2014 by

I promise that this will be the last story about the Pirates and Edwin Jackson. Well, maybe not, but I’ll try. Jackson has been...

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