Archive for the 'Pirates' Category

Those Pirates make today’s bad-hitting teams look good.

Gerrit Cole and Zack Wheeler demand your attention.

Is it better for young players to sign long-term deals or go year to year?

One of the top prospects in the game may spend more time in the minors than originally expected.

Can six weeks of performance overcome years of inertia?

The state of the NL Central … is strong.

Braves-Pirates on the schedule, plus a live look-in

THT’s soothsayers foretell this year’s standings and award winners.

Pirates fans have reason to hope in 2013, but they shouldn’t get carried away.

The many ways Fred Merkle could have avoided the “Bonehead” tag

A baseball owner you’ve never heard of. But maybe you should have.

Richard once again looks back on some of the worst games, this time for a whole new set of teams

If you like good, old-fashioned sluggers, then read about this redheaded Bucs strongboy.

The division may be wrapped up, but things are far from settled.

The Reds are strong favorites, while the Pirates and Cards battle for Wild Card spots

How bad has it been? Let’s recall.

The latest in the business of baseball.

Looking at starting pitcher value through the lens of an expected wins formula

Things look about right so far, though there are a few unexpected twists.

Some early surprises from baseball’s largest division.