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Why would you think that AJ was more likely to hold the Cards to one run or less though?
Commented on Harrison, Snider, Liriano key Pirates' 6-1 win on Jul 24 2014, 6:49p - 1 reply
Pretty sure he leads the league in that
Commented on Harrison, Snider, Liriano key Pirates' 6-1 win on Jul 24 2014, 9:01a - 1 reply
Lookout Landing
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From what I have seen, Pedro seems well below average coming in on balls - slow rollers or batter bunting for a hit
Commented on Pirates win back-and-forth game, 12-7 on Jul 23 2014, 7:22a - 1 reply
3.6 dWAR in 2012
Commented on Pirates trade rumors: Bucs interested in Antonio Bastardo, A.J. Burnett on Jul 22 2014, 4:57p - 1 reply
It'll be interesting to see how all of this plays out
Commented on Neal Huntington discusses approach to trade deadline on Jul 22 2014, 10:15a - 1 reply
AVG=OBP=OPS
Commented on The Matt Morris Report:  7/20/14 on Jul 21 2014, 12:06p
I think that you are over estimating the number of hard-hit balls that he has had during that streak
Commented on Pirates sweep Rockies with 5-3 win on Jul 20 2014, 9:43p - 1 reply
Was it really ever ZVR/Cain/Dodson/Black/Pounders or did you just make that up?
Commented on Nick Kingham polishing game at Indianapolis on Jul 20 2014, 6:52p - 1 reply
If he made the team out of camp in 2015 and was never optioned thereafter, we would lose a year of control as KP points out.
Commented on Nick Kingham polishing game at Indianapolis on Jul 20 2014, 11:56a
It would cost a year of control but he certainly would not be a super 2
Commented on Nick Kingham polishing game at Indianapolis on Jul 20 2014, 10:37a - 2 replies
A few years ago a Pirate pitcher recorded 3 Ks in one inning on 9 pitches with all three putouts made by the first baseman.
Commented on Pirates beat Rox in extras on Jul 20 2014, 10:29a
Won't the new CBA agreement bring down the cost of acquiring a player like Street though?
Commented on What the Pirates should do at the trade deadline on Jul 15 2014, 2:29p - 1 reply
I guess that depends on what we get back for Pedro
Commented on What the Pirates should do at the trade deadline on Jul 15 2014, 7:33a
Haven't you left out baserunning though?
Commented on What the Pirates should do at the trade deadline on Jul 15 2014, 7:23a - 1 reply
There's a reason that these deals more frequently involve elite starting pitchers than position players though
Commented on Andrew McCutchen bails Pirates out twice in 6-5 victory on Jul 13 2014, 9:53a
No Subject
Commented on The Matt Morris Report:  7/11/14 on Jul 12 2014, 8:58a
I think that that is true if he clears waivers and Boston releases him and then we sign him
Commented on Cardinals use the force or whatever, beat Pirates 5-2 on Jul 10 2014, 10:51a
You mean you don't know who MDLC is?
Commented on The Matt Morris Report:  7/9/14 on Jul 10 2014, 10:14a - 1 reply
Put it all together and for his 15 career starts batters are hitting .274/.323/.348 and he's got a FIP of 3.00 and xFIP of 3.86
Commented on Cardinals use the force or whatever, beat Pirates 5-2 on Jul 10 2014, 10:07a - 1 reply
Look on the bright side.
Commented on Cardinals use the force or whatever, beat Pirates 5-2 on Jul 10 2014, 9:53a - 1 reply
You mean you weren't impressed with Stewie's base knock last night?
Commented on Cardinals use the force or whatever, beat Pirates 5-2 on Jul 10 2014, 9:50a
With Mercer hitting the way he has been the last couple of months or so
Commented on Gamethread: Brandon Cumpton takes on Cardinals on Jul 9 2014, 8:01p
Not if he is claimed off waivers.
Commented on Gamethread: Brandon Cumpton takes on Cardinals on Jul 9 2014, 7:51p
I suspect Volquez wouldn't handle the demotion very well
Commented on Starling Marte to bereavement list; Matt Hague with Pirates on Jul 9 2014, 7:49p
No
Commented on Starling Marte to bereavement list; Matt Hague with Pirates on Jul 9 2014, 7:44p - 2 replies
Not according to FG
Commented on Gamethread: Brandon Cumpton takes on Cardinals on Jul 9 2014, 7:38p
Maybe the Pirates have a higher OBP than most other teams
Commented on Pirates let Ernesto Frieri give up walk-off homer for some reason on Jul 9 2014, 2:41p - 1 reply
I agree; it should have been Wilson.
Commented on Pirates let Ernesto Frieri give up walk-off homer for some reason on Jul 9 2014, 12:51p - 1 reply
I doubt that the Brewers are a playoff team
Commented on Pirates look to fix Ernesto Frieri on Jul 9 2014, 10:17a - 2 replies
There wasn't anyone else on base this time though
Commented on Pirates let Ernesto Frieri give up walk-off homer for some reason on Jul 9 2014, 9:54a - 2 replies
Not everybody
Commented on Pirates let Ernesto Frieri give up walk-off homer for some reason on Jul 9 2014, 9:50a - 5 replies
"Frieri should be the absolute last guy out of the bullpen, the guy who pitches when the Pirates are three runs behind or seven runs ahead."
Commented on Pirates let Ernesto Frieri give up walk-off homer for some reason on Jul 9 2014, 9:02a
Some people would probably say the same thing
Commented on Cardinals walk off as Pirates lose 2-0 on Jul 8 2014, 3:26p
You're right
Commented on Cardinals walk off as Pirates lose 2-0 on Jul 8 2014, 3:13p
When he hit Jay
Commented on Cardinals walk off as Pirates lose 2-0 on Jul 8 2014, 2:50p - 1 reply
I am surprised that there haven't been any comments on the HBP that wasn't
Commented on Cardinals walk off as Pirates lose 2-0 on Jul 8 2014, 2:42p - 2 replies
I don't see why they won't just move Worley to the pen and cut bait with, say, Gomez.
Commented on Cardinals walk off as Pirates lose 2-0 on Jul 8 2014, 2:37p
He's struggled for awhile now ...
Commented on Cardinals walk off as Pirates lose 2-0 on Jul 8 2014, 2:31p - 2 replies
I sort of feel this way too
Commented on Cardinals walk off as Pirates lose 2-0 on Jul 8 2014, 2:23p
"So I ask again, what is it with Pedro that makes him everybody’s favorite whipping boy right now?"
Commented on Cardinals walk off as Pirates lose 2-0 on Jul 8 2014, 2:15p - 2 replies
I'm curious if we know for a fact that the Pirate brass wanted to give Cole a rehab start and he refused it?
Commented on Gerrit Cole heads to disabled list on Jul 8 2014, 12:36p
Actually if you want to bring GDPs into the evaluation
Commented on Pirates trade Chris Dickerson to Indians on Jul 7 2014, 4:02p
The other issue with choosing almost all starters for the game as you recommend
Commented on 2014 All-Star Game: Pirates lack genuine All-Stars, but have balanced roster on Jul 7 2014, 3:11p
I agree with this suggestion especially if Volquez has another good start or two before Liraino is back.
Commented on Postgame: Jeff Locke, Bucs beat A.J. Burnett, earn sweep on Jul 6 2014, 10:35p
It will be interesting to see what the Pirates do when Liraino is ready to return from the DL
Commented on Postgame: Jeff Locke, Bucs beat A.J. Burnett, earn sweep on Jul 6 2014, 10:00p - 2 replies
Does anyone know if arbiters consider All Star selections when determining compensation awards?
Commented on Josh Harrison, Andrew McCutchen and Tony Watson are All-Stars on Jul 6 2014, 9:33p - 1 reply
Purkey also played for us between 1954 and 1957 before he was traded to Cincinnati for Don Gross
Commented on Josh Harrison, Andrew McCutchen and Tony Watson are All-Stars on Jul 6 2014, 9:29p
Chalk one up
Commented on Josh Harrison, Andrew McCutchen and Tony Watson are All-Stars on Jul 6 2014, 9:15p
FG's seems to agree with you
Commented on Gregory Polanco, Charlie Morton key 5-1 Pirates win on Jul 3 2014, 11:41a - 1 reply
Stuff happens
Commented on Ask Bucs Dugout: July edition on Jul 1 2014, 3:11p
And here I thougt I was a dreamer
Commented on Ask Bucs Dugout: July edition on Jul 1 2014, 1:17p - 1 reply
I don't think that they will have much trouble finding playing time for JH assuming he contiues to hit
Commented on Ask Bucs Dugout: July edition on Jul 1 2014, 1:09p - 1 reply
I am curious as to why you asked this question in the way you did.
Commented on Ask Bucs Dugout: July edition on Jul 1 2014, 12:05p - 1 reply
Not lately, I presume.
Commented on Pedro Alvarez, Edinson Volquez help Pirates defeat Mets, 5-2 on Jun 30 2014, 1:28p
And don't you just love it when they show shots of the broadcasters gabbing away
Commented on Pedro Alvarez, Edinson Volquez help Pirates defeat Mets, 5-2 on Jun 30 2014, 1:27p
Sounds like the problem was more likely fleas than ticks
Commented on Pedro Alvarez, Edinson Volquez help Pirates defeat Mets, 5-2 on Jun 30 2014, 11:36a - 1 reply
Thanks for the link
Commented on Pedro Alvarez, Edinson Volquez help Pirates defeat Mets, 5-2 on Jun 30 2014, 9:50a
It doesn't look like Pedro is going to get many more chances against LHP though
Commented on Pedro Alvarez, Edinson Volquez help Pirates defeat Mets, 5-2 on Jun 29 2014, 11:20p - 2 replies
Hanrahan?
Commented on Let's ignore the fact that the Pirates lost 5-3 and focus on Stolmy Pimentel on Jun 29 2014, 12:11p - 2 replies
Yeah but with Harrison off limits and Grilli gone
Commented on Let's ignore the fact that the Pirates lost 5-3 and focus on Stolmy Pimentel on Jun 29 2014, 12:38a - 2 replies
They're hitting .235/.278/.235
Commented on Gamethread: Vance Worley takes on Mets on Jun 26 2014, 6:34p - 1 reply
It didn't take long
Commented on Gamethread: Vance Worley takes on Mets on Jun 26 2014, 6:27p
I don't think that there is much doubt about that at all
Commented on Gamethread: Vance Worley takes on Mets on Jun 26 2014, 5:52p - 1 reply
Plus
Commented on Gamethread: Vance Worley takes on Mets on Jun 26 2014, 5:44p - 2 replies
And it seemed for awhile that they were going to try to interview them all instead of focusing on the game.
Commented on Pirates beat Rays 6-5, but lose Starling Marte on Jun 25 2014, 9:56a - 1 reply
I am not one of "those who know" so your question is not directed to me but I will opine anyway.
Commented on A Rotation Question For Those Who Know on Jun 25 2014, 9:47a - 1 reply
Where is this article?
Commented on Alvarez, McCutchen, Volquez key Pirates' 8-1 rout on Jun 25 2014, 9:10a - 1 reply
Or you might decide that risking the health of your best players
Commented on Pirates beat Rays 6-5, but lose Starling Marte on Jun 25 2014, 9:00a
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