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It seems like I read somewhere that Tabata actually cleared waivers during spring training
Commented on Pirates finally end losing streak by walking off against Braves on Aug 21 2014, 12:35p - 1 reply
"That 0-for-19 has had real impact and shouldn’t have been difficult to avoid."
Commented on Pirates give up 6 runs in first, lose 7-3 on Aug 19 2014, 6:47p - 2 replies
Is it official that Cutch is back tonight?
Commented on Pirates give up 6 runs in first, lose 7-3 on Aug 19 2014, 10:18a - 1 reply
for Offensive Line Play/Depth
Voted on Aug 18 2014, 5:25p
I don't think that he meant "chicken....." to mean what you think he meant
Commented on Gamethread: Vance Worley takes on Braves on Aug 18 2014, 5:09p - 1 reply
Davis flew out in the 6th on a 3-2 pitch
Commented on Nationals again walk off against Pirates on Aug 18 2014, 12:16p - 1 reply
I'm surprised at how the game-ending double was characherized
Commented on Adam LaRoche leads Nationals to comeback victory against Pirates on Aug 17 2014, 8:27a - 1 reply
I never would have thought to describe "fear of making a bad throw" as physical rather than mental
Commented on Nationals get to Charlie Morton early as Pirates lose 5-4 on Aug 16 2014, 2:07p - 1 reply
I can't imagine them going into next season with Harrison as option A at SS unless he plays very well there the rest of the year
Commented on Nationals get to Charlie Morton early as Pirates lose 5-4 on Aug 16 2014, 2:05p
My recollection is that he didn't get a lot of chances
Commented on Nationals get to Charlie Morton early as Pirates lose 5-4 on Aug 16 2014, 12:12p
I was 13 in 1960 and had been a big Pirate fan since I was about 3.
Commented on Book on 1960 Season on Aug 15 2014, 12:55p
If Snider continues to hit like he has been, it's hard to see them replacing him with Lambo next season.
Commented on Pirates claim John Axford, DFA Matt Hague on Aug 15 2014, 12:28p - 1 reply
I was a little surprised that the story didn't emphisize the shoddy defense
Commented on Awful bullpen management blows Pirates' chances in 8-4 loss on Aug 14 2014, 12:27p - 1 reply
What exactly do you expect out of a backup C?
Commented on Awful bullpen management blows Pirates' chances in 8-4 loss on Aug 14 2014, 11:50a - 1 reply
No Pedro, pedropower?
Commented on Awful bullpen management blows Pirates' chances in 8-4 loss on Aug 14 2014, 11:45a - 1 reply
I was thinking early September but you're right
Commented on Pirates promote Brandon Cumpton, option Casey Sadler on Aug 13 2014, 5:20p
They'd have to be foolish not to manage their assets in response to the CBA compensation rules
Commented on Pirates promote Brandon Cumpton, option Casey Sadler on Aug 13 2014, 1:42p - 1 reply
Yep
Commented on Edinson Volquez leads way to 4-2 victory over Tigers on Aug 13 2014, 9:47a
What do you suppose Hurdle meant when he said ...
Commented on Notes: Edinson Volquez gets 10th win, Gerrit Cole set for third rehab start on Aug 13 2014, 8:58a - 1 reply
He's not going to make the Rams starting lineup without several injuries
Commented on Pirates hit four homers in 11-6 win over Tigers on Aug 12 2014, 2:31p
He's making 4.25 now and as I understand it a raise is automatic so somewhere close to 6 is my guess
Commented on Pirates hit four homers in 11-6 win over Tigers on Aug 12 2014, 12:06p - 1 reply
You left Tabata's $4 million out plus you didn't include Harrison's $3.5 in your $28 million total
Commented on Ask Bucs Dugout: Russell Martin, Edinson Volquez, Vance Worley, bench, trades on Aug 11 2014, 5:56p
If there is significant re-injury risk then it is clear the DL was/is the right option
Commented on Pirates lose meandering, uninspiring game against Padres, 8-2 on Aug 11 2014, 5:13p
I don't think that playing a man short is as big a disadvantage as you think it is
Commented on Pirates lose meandering, uninspiring game against Padres, 8-2 on Aug 11 2014, 4:39p - 1 reply
I thought someone just metioned that Cespedes had such a clause in his contract when we were discussing his contract a while back.
Commented on Pirates could be bracing to lose Russell Martin to free agency on Aug 11 2014, 12:06p - 1 reply
I'm not sure why you left Worley out of the rotation
Commented on Pirates could be bracing to lose Russell Martin to free agency on Aug 11 2014, 11:59a - 1 reply
Those WAR projections are based on 600 PAs which Martin isn't going to get
Commented on Pirates could be bracing to lose Russell Martin to free agency on Aug 11 2014, 11:37a - 1 reply
I'll take that bet
Commented on Pirates could be bracing to lose Russell Martin to free agency on Aug 10 2014, 10:43p - 2 replies
Maybe we ought to give NH credit for signing Martin in the first place
Commented on Pirates could be bracing to lose Russell Martin to free agency on Aug 10 2014, 6:02p - 1 reply
That's three recs from me though perhaps you deserve only two.
Commented on Pirates could be bracing to lose Russell Martin to free agency on Aug 10 2014, 5:51p - 1 reply
Could be
Commented on Pirates let opportunities slip by in 2-1 loss on Aug 10 2014, 12:21p - 2 replies
It's interesting that Lambo's 2014 AAA stats (.339/.407/.546) are almost identical to those of Polanco (.347/.405/.540)
Commented on Pirates let opportunities slip by in 2-1 loss on Aug 10 2014, 10:31a - 1 reply
No, he walked Grandal with two out
Commented on Pirates let opportunities slip by in 2-1 loss on Aug 10 2014, 8:10a
With Polanco and Walker also very poor against LHP, we'd be pretty weak against them
Commented on Gamethread: Francisco Liriano takes on Padres on Aug 9 2014, 6:47p - 1 reply
Maritinez was probably their 4th option at SS when they signed him but when Andino actually hit worse than he did in AAA, he moved up to #3
Commented on Ernesto Frieri Designated for Assignment on Aug 9 2014, 6:40p
Wow KP
Commented on The Matt Morris Report: Strong games from Sampson, Dickson on Aug 9 2014, 10:20a - 1 reply
We sure could have used him this year though
Commented on Ernesto Frieri Designated for Assignment on Aug 9 2014, 9:12a
They will be short a pitcher without another move
Commented on Gamethread: Vance Worley faces Padres on Aug 8 2014, 6:01p
A lot of people say that but hindsight is actually better than 20/20
Commented on Pirates' no-name lineup piles up runs as Bucs win 7-3 on Aug 7 2014, 9:57a - 1 reply
Keeping in mind of course
Commented on Pirates' no-name lineup piles up runs as Bucs win 7-3 on Aug 7 2014, 8:32a - 3 replies
Isn't the corresponding move going to be Marte back to the active roster?
Commented on Pirates to place Andrew McCutchen on DL on Aug 4 2014, 5:20p - 2 replies
You mean all those season in which Harrison started off with an OPS north of .800 over his first 300+ PAs
Commented on Pirates unlikely to move Pedro Alvarez from third until after season on Aug 4 2014, 10:19a
But on those age 20 and age 26 projections weren't you predicting what his age 27 season itself would be
Commented on Pirates again erupt late, beat Diamondbacks 8-3 on Aug 3 2014, 10:54p - 1 reply
Also
Commented on Pirates again erupt late, beat Diamondbacks 8-3 on Aug 3 2014, 3:50p
No, I think that you were right
Commented on Pirates again erupt late, beat Diamondbacks 8-3 on Aug 3 2014, 2:22p
For some reason I thought the sub thread was about Davis
Commented on Pirates again erupt late, beat Diamondbacks 8-3 on Aug 3 2014, 2:17p - 1 reply
Yeah I'm surprised that the rest of his game plus positional adjustment is enough to bring him down to replacement level according to BR and FG.
Commented on Pirates again erupt late, beat Diamondbacks 8-3 on Aug 3 2014, 1:13p - 1 reply
-0.1 bWar or +0.1 fWAR suggests that his performance has been replacement level not average
Commented on Pirates again erupt late, beat Diamondbacks 8-3 on Aug 3 2014, 1:00p - 2 replies
I seem to recall that Aaron Hill broke his hand on a pitch from JMac early last season
Commented on Pirates again erupt late, beat Diamondbacks 8-3 on Aug 3 2014, 10:07a
I'd be a fool to argue with that
Commented on Rays turned down 'greater' offer from Pirates for David Price on Aug 3 2014, 9:38a - 1 reply
Any update on Walker?
Commented on Pirates again erupt late, beat Diamondbacks 8-3 on Aug 3 2014, 9:28a - 2 replies
That's what I thought that ball was smoked
Commented on Pirates again erupt late, beat Diamondbacks 8-3 on Aug 3 2014, 8:54a
In Tom Singer's recap of the game there was this ...
Commented on Pirates again erupt late, beat Diamondbacks 8-3 on Aug 3 2014, 8:50a - 2 replies
Right now our 2015 opening day payroll figures to be around $65 mil
Commented on Rays turned down 'greater' offer from Pirates for David Price on Aug 2 2014, 9:39p
Yes it could
Commented on Rays turned down 'greater' offer from Pirates for David Price on Aug 2 2014, 9:33p - 1 reply
The 2015 payroll increase would have been a big negative that hasn't been much discussed here much
Commented on Rays turned down 'greater' offer from Pirates for David Price on Aug 2 2014, 7:41p - 2 replies
If he is out of options then we could not claim him and directly send him in Indy
Commented on Pirates score 8 runs in eighth and ninth, win 9-4 on Aug 2 2014, 11:47a
That's the way I have always looked at it
Commented on Pirates lose 7-4 to Diamondbacks on Aug 1 2014, 11:21a - 1 reply
An unpopular poster once wrote that he wanted Nutting to "Sale the team" instead of "sell the team".
Commented on Pirates trade rumors: Bucs discussing David Price trade on Jul 31 2014, 3:40p - 3 replies
If you like underdogs
Commented on Red Sox trade Jon Lester to Athletics on Jul 31 2014, 12:32p
I guess while we are at it ...
Commented on Pirates trade deadline: Coming around on Jon Lester on Jul 31 2014, 10:58a - 1 reply
Are teams allowed to just sell minor league players?
Commented on Red Sox trade Jon Lester to Athletics on Jul 31 2014, 10:45a - 2 replies
Thanks guys
Commented on Red Sox trade Jon Lester to Athletics on Jul 31 2014, 10:34a - 1 reply
But he'll only have 4 years of service time after his original contract expires
Commented on Red Sox trade Jon Lester to Athletics on Jul 31 2014, 10:09a - 2 replies
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