Archive for the 'Pirates' Category

Bryan looks at how Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski assembled the best pitching staff in the majors.

Steve takes a look at back at the nadir of the Phillies franchise

All-Star Games and New York Mayors

Is this the year the Pirates get back to .500?

Aaron talks the 2,000-Year-Old First Baseman, the 28-Year-Old Overpaid Shortstop, and the 19-Year-Old King.

Ben begins his three-part look at each team’s moves during the offseason.

Aaron reviews this offseason’s trades.

Aaron breaks down all the weekend’s action.

Aaron gets lost in THT’s stats section.

An in-depth look at Win Share totals as of the All-Star break.

Aaron picks his National League All-Stars.

Aaron looks at the playing careers of today’s managers.

What in the world was George Weiss thinking when he hired Casey Stengel, that clown who had never achieved anything as a manager, to pilot the New York Yankees? This is what …

You guessed it … Frank Stallone.

Tim Hudson goes on the DL, Randy Johnson has a dominant performance, John Smoltz passes 250 career RSAA and the rest of the news around the majors.

Aaron talks flawed premises, sex and drugs, and the danger of small samples.

Does the “sophomore slump” really exist? Aaron examines what happens the year after a Rookie of the Year season.

We look into our crystal balls for what 2005 holds in store.

It’s been a long, long lonely winter.

Since Bonds jumped ship, the Pirates haven’t had a winning season. Tom previews the Bucs to see if 81+ wins are in their immediate future.