AJ Burnett

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2nd Half Outlook

If the first two games are any indication, Andrew McCutchen is going to carry the Pirates on offense.  The question is – will it be enough?  Francisco Liriano was not on top of his game on Friday and neither was AJ Burnett on Saturday.  The fielding was less than what we’ve seen too. Admit it … Continue reading

Bucs are for real.

There will be no collapse this year. This Pirates team is very good.  They are brimming with confidence.  It is palpable.  I sincerely believe they might be the best team in baseball right now.  Seriously.  As fans who’ve had to endure 20 years of yuck, and two straight seasons of hopes crashing and burning, we … Continue reading

Drew Sutton

I meant to post this last night, so it is a day late.   Drew Sutton has been very solid since joining the Bucs and a great addition to our bench.  I was happy to hear they finally sent Jose Tabata back to AAA, but after seeing Sutton’s early struggles defensively in RF in the … Continue reading

Rotation Shake Up

I am predicting (and hoping) for a shake up in the Pirates’ starting rotation.  With the struggling Charlie Morton going on the DL today being replaced on the roster by reliever Juan Cruz, a spot is open in the rotation.  I will assume that when Tuesday rolls around and Morton’s spot in the rotation is … Continue reading

Stoppers

For the longest time, the Bucs have been without a stopper in their rotation.  That one guy who could prevent losses from stacking up.  The one arm in the rotation that could ensure a competitive game regardless of the ineptness of the offense.  A.J. Burnett, minus one horrendous game, has been that guy.  If he … Continue reading

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