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3/23/19 Roster Updates

It should be no surprise that Francisco Liriano and Melky Cabrera made the opening day roster.  The maniacs in the comments sections of DKPittsburghSports (subscription required) are pointing at both as being examples of the Pirates sucking.  These same people would have criticized it had they been cut. Last season Liriano held players the first time … Continue reading

A Case for Prince Fielder

“The moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too.  All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise occurred.  A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen incidents and meetings and material assistance which no man could have dreamed would come his … Continue reading

Winter Meetings Post Mortem

As last season met the dog days of August and football season approached, I entered my baseball hibernation mode and my opinions fell silent.  It is the annual rite-of-depression for Pirates fans.  It is not that I did not turn in and watch some of the games, or read about players comings and goings and … Continue reading

Umpire chooses sleep over integrity.

In the 19th inning of a game that would just not end, umpire Jerry Meal takes it upon himself to end it.   The Braves had players on 1st and 3rd with one out, pitcher Scott Proctor at the plate.  Proctor hit a grounder to third and Julio Lugo charged home.  In routine fashion, Pedro … Continue reading

Past Innocents

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