#FTFTrivia Answer 11/29/12

Tonight we asked… [tweet https://twitter.com/ForbesToFederal/status/274294230510354432] and the answer to tonight’s #FTFTrivia is… Eight catchers Those eight catchers were Michael McKenry, Ryan Doumit, Chris Snyder, Dusty…

2012 in Review: Catching

A catching tandem that struggled to throw out baserunners┬áhurt the team in the long run. Games AVG HR RBI OPS Rod Barajas 104 .206 11…

Checking in on some former Buccos

Here’s a look at how some ex-Pirates are faring this season: – Nate McLouth was recently called up by the Baltimore Orioles. He tore it…

Offensive Struggles

One thing is for sure: the Pirates lack hitting. Everyone knows that. Even early last season when the Bucs were winning, there was a huge…

Pirates Player Profile: Rod Barajas

  Rod Barajas Age: 36 Birth Place: Ontario, California Height: 6’2″ Weight: 250 lbs. Bats: Right Throws: Right Career Stats: (FanGraphs) 2012 Projections (FanGraphs) Rod…

The Replacements

If you consider yourself a baseball fan, you have probably seen Moneyball by now. In the following scene, Billy Beane (aka Brad Pitt) is discussing…

Why are we Pirates fans?

What is it about the Bucs that make us diehards support this team year after year after year? It’s been 19 seasons since this team…

Offseason Thus Far

To date, the offseason produced by the Pirates front office has featured a variety of moves. The rumor mill started up when it was announced…