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Coxswain

  • joined Apr 17, 2010
  • last login Jan 23, 2013
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Must. Sign. Van Slyke

First I think the kid would be a very good buy low candidate and could compete for a corner OF or 1B job. Second, and let's face it most importantly, he's Andy Van Slyke's son. We basically owe...

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Who still believes the SEAL workouts are worth it?

http://triblive.com/home/2819385-74/pirates-polanco-baseball-players-team-hell-month-prospects-week-ankle#axzz2ABPU6WmN Polanco injured his ankle even worse. While that is bad enough, I'm of...

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Really...no Maz thread today?

Thank you Bill Mazeroski.  Thank you for always being the first to hit a walk-off Game 7 home run to win the World Series.  Thank you for being the greatest second baseman to ever play the game. ...

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It's time for the What-if Game: Zack Greinke

So we seem to have some valuable minor leaguers that may be playing the same position.  We've heard Frank Coonelly say we will see a meaningful increase in payroll next year. What if we decided to...

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We're in good hands (kinda)...

According to a Post-Gazette article, it has quotes therefore it is an article, the Buccos should have two players finishing close to 4th in Rookie of the Year voting, Neil Walker and Jose Tabata. ...

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Charlie Morton is mud, but...

How do you possibly start Ryan Doumit and Milledge with Young when Charlie Morton is starting?  The kid isn't a good pitcher at this point, that is very much clear, however how about you put the...

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Pirates sign Taillon

Jameson Taillon's father has confirmed to Chuck Finder that his son as indeed signed with the Buccos.  Great job Neal Huntington, great job Frankie C and great job Mr. Nutting.   mlbtraderumors  ...

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KLaw says Taillon and Allie will be signed

From Keith Law's twitter feed...   keithlaw    From a front office exec not with the Pirates: "Also hearing PIT will ink both Taillon and Allie."   If true that's a very nice sign that the Buccos...

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Kerrigan and Varsho fired from Pirates

According to DK's twitter feed... Dejan_Kovacevic    #Pirates Ray Searage new pitching coach, minor-league field coordinator Jeff Banister new bench coach.   Interesting move by the Buccos.  I...

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Will Denny Bautista be next?

RHP Denny Bautista was just let go from the San Francisco Giants, according to mlbtraderumors.com.  He strikes out a lot of batters and walks a good deal too.  He has a a WHiP of 1.54 and an ERA of...

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Another Bob Smizik Pile On

So I was reading the Post-Gazette on line and I saw a train wreck on the left column, Bob Smizik was insinuating that the Pirates dumped salary on the mlb trade deadline day.  I was dumb enough to...

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Dan Haren to Angels

Didn't really cost the Halos a whole lot either.  They sent Saunders, Patrick Corbin, Rafael Rodriguez and PTBNL.  Heck our Buccos could have offered more. I think this should serve notice to Bucco...

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Predict the Pirates/Indians/Curve/etc. that get moved

I'll go with... Buccos Dotel, Lopez and D Young (he would be an excellent bench guy on a contending team) Indians Iwamura (and yes we'll eat a lot of his contract) b...

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Morton

Still Terrible...4 ER 2ks 2 bbs 11 hits in 5.1 innings of work. I can't wait to see him back up here in a couple of weeks.  I'm sure JR/NH will say "He did the things we wanted him to do.  Mentally...

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Bucco Fan's message to Cleveland

Don't worry Cav fans. We, as Bucco fans, have been thru this.  We've seen what happens to a team that is gutted.  Sure you offered the money to your heart and soul, and we didn't, but the end is...

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The Charlie Morton Conundrum

So Charlie has now made 6 starts in AAA on his "rehab"/designation stint.  He's not looking all that good.  ERA 4.50 WHiP 1.50 K/BB 23/13 He has had 2 "quality starts", those that remember my rant...

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Moskos and Presley to AAA

According to twitter (Moskos and Jen Langosch)... Daniel Moskos and Alex Presley are headed to Indy.   Congrats to both. According to twitter (Moskos and Jen Langosch)... Daniel Moskos and Alex...

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Wow...Anybody else notice Altoona's SP WHiPs?

Absolutely filthy stuff going on down there for their entire staff, but the starter with the worst WHiP is Tim Alderson at 1.41, which isn't bad.   Rudy "future Bucco real soon" Owens is at 0.94. J...

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STEVE BLASS HoF PAGE

http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Steve-Blass-should-be-in-the-MLB-Hall-of-Fame/131062223580798?ref=sgm Please join this page and support Steve Blass' inclusion in the baseball Hall of Fame. Please...

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What do you guys think of Rocco Demara?

Driving home from the game today with my son, the Buccos are 16-1 when my son and I attend a game the last two years and that's no joke, I was listening to the post game show. Rocco Demara kept...

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Predict 2011 Starting Day Lineup/SS thoughts

We're almost halfway done with this year and we all know we're looking for individual improvement instead of wins. So, who makes the most improvement from now until Opening Day next year to earn...

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Next Crop of call ups

Assuming Alvarez gets called up soon, like tomorrow.  Who will be the next crop of players we see making the jump?  Maybe a better question, who do you WANT to see called up and when? I believe...

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It's June 6th 2015 predict

The pitching rotation... Ace  Taillon R 2-Rudy Owens L 3-Bryan Morris L 4-Tim Alderson R 5-Brad Lincoln R   The bullpen... Mike Crotta R Michael Dubee R Tony Watson L Danny Moskos L Diego Moreno R E...

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Quality Starts-a rant

The accepted definition of a Quality Start is six innings pitched and three earned runs given up.  That equates to a 4.50 ERA.  So what does this mean when the team a pitcher is playing for...

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Pretty sure we'll see Lincoln soon

Five innings pitched, one hit, one walk, seven strikeouts and ZERO runs.  He was pulled after the fifth, only 61 pitches, when he was dominating the Charlotte lineup. If he doesn't come up soon,...

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MLB Missing the Boat on Holiday Games-a rant

MLB is missing the boat when it comes to scheduling series around holidays.  In what should be a perfect opportunity to help some of the teams with attendance under 20,000/game in 2009, MLB decided...

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Can we eliminate the garbage language?

I've only been a member/viewer for a few weeks, but I've noticed a trend going on here.  There is way too much swearing going on at Bucs Dugout, especially during the game threads. I know most of...

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Doc Holliday

Greg Brown just said that Doc Holliday went to the count of 3-0 against only 18 of 916 batters last year.  That is absurd!  That means that only 1.9% of the batters he faced got to that count.  I...

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So which Bucco's prospect bust were you sure would make it?

So, which Pirates prospect that busted were you absolutely convinced they would be a star in the bigs. For me, it was Bobby Bradley. All I read about was how advanced he was as a youngster, how...

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Neal Huntington's Resume

It would be interesting to see what everybody thinks of NH's moves thus far that either brought players into the mix, or sent them out.  Simply say win, lose, draw. 1.  Jesse Chavez traded for Aki...

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