Monday Morning Links 7/8/13

Pirates: – Neil Walker is dealing with tightness in his right side. – Ryan Reid, who was sent back to Triple-A on Sunday, pitched well…

Can Cutch avoid a second half breakdown in 2013?

Can Cutch avoid a second half breakdown in 2013?

After an All-Star campaign in 2011, Andrew McCutchen evolved into one of the best young players in the game with a marvelous 2012. His success…

Three months later

Shortly after Drew Sutton lifted the Bucs to an exhilarating victory over the Astros, Dejan Kovacevic wrote how “these aren’t Jerry Meals’ Pirates.” The date was July…

The number 20

Here are a couple facts about the number 20 from Wikipedia (a.k.a. some of the best information!): – It’s a tetrahedral number (1 + 3…

This is it

If you’re a Pirates fan and you aren’t furious/frustrated/embarrassed by the team’s 13-33 record since August 9th, then you probably aren’t a real person. No…

It was all a dream…

On July 26th, the Pirates defeated Houston 5-3 in Starling Marte’s MLB debut. The victory improved the Bucs’ record to 56-42. From 7/26 to 9/26,…

Pirates will not make personnel changes

According to Dejan Kovacevic, the Pirates will not make any changes to their baseball operations staff. In the midst of another second half collapse and…

Another day, another loss

Despite a productive start from Kevin Correia, the Pirates couldn’t get anything going on offense and dropped yet another game. The Astros took an early…

Most consistent starter as of late?

When we wrote this on August 18th, Wandy Rodriguez had made four starts in a Pittsburgh uniform. In those four outings, he went 0-3 with a…

Bucs take a beating

Welp, the Pirates lost 11-0 to the Dodgers tonight. The rain started to come down at about 6:45, and first pitch was delayed until 8:00….