Saturday Stat Sheet 7/12/14

Saturday Stat Sheet 7/12/14

- Andrew McCutchen put on another show last night — 2-for-3, a double, a homer. He’s up to a sensational .321/.418/.552 line on the year; he’s…

Monday Morning Links 7/7/14

Monday Morning Links 7/7/14

- Andrew McCutchen, Tony Watson, and Josh Harrison will represent the Pirates and the National League in this year’s Midsummer Classic. I'm so thankful to…

The Best & Worst of June

The Best & Worst of June

The Bucs are off today, meaning the next game they’ll play will be the first of July. Another month is in the books, and they’re…

Five for Friday: Bench Monsters & Bad Baserunning

Five for Friday: Bench Monsters & Bad Baserunning

Five thoughts that could have formed separate posts but are better served as a group. Happy Friday.  1. A Better Bench For the past few years, the Pirates’ bench…

In 44 Days…

Tony Watson (44) days until Opening Day… In his third big league season, Watson was one of many bright spots in the Bucco bullpen. After…

PNC Park’s Hidden Advantage

After Francisco Liriano dominated the NL Wild Card game, Harold Reynolds brought up a big time theory on MLB Network that I had never thought…

Video: Pirates Bullpen Shark Tank Highlights 2013

Some Bucco bullpen highlights featuring Jason Grilli, Mark Melancon, Justin Wilson, and Tony Watson to help get you through the offseason. Enjoy: Seven weeks until…

Who will get bumped out of the Bucco bullpen?

With PirateFest behind us, the next baseball date to look forward to is February 13th – the day pitchers & catchers will report to spring…

2013 in Review: Bullpen

As strong as the starting rotation was, the Pirates’ bullpen deserves just as much credit in winning 94 games. Known as the Shark Tank, the…

Credit where credit is due: Pirates Unsung Heroes of 2013

You know about Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez, A.J. Burnett, and the other high-profile players who helped the Pirates to their first postseason appearance in two…

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