Glasnow named Pirates’ 5th starter SEAN FARRELL | Friday, March 31, 2017, 9:27 p.m. MONTREAL — Tyler Glasnow earned the fifth spot in the Pirates’ starting rotation, and the effects of that decision filtered through the rest of the pitching staff. “We made all our decisions tonight,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said after a 1-1… Continue reading Glasnow Gets The Nod
The Guy Next To Me Wearing a “Free Hutchison” Tshirt actually did ask me: –Let’s start with some Trivia: The last Pirate team to win a multiple game playoff series, the 1979 Buccos, finished with 98 wins. Which was the only NL team that they had a losing record against? Which NL team did they… Continue reading The Guy Next To Me…..
I had planned to watch some of the Penguins game agaunst the Blackhawks last night but by the time I was able to get in front of the televison they were down three goals, so I passed. Best call I made all day. Blackhawks send reeling Penguins to 4th straight loss As he headed… Continue reading Pens Crushed By Hawks, NHL Exposed
After another meltdown by Drew Hutchison, the reassignment of Steven Brault and a glimpse at the other two options to complete the Pirates 2017 rotation, I felt the need to vent. So, let’s take the WHIP to that dead horse just one more time…. I don’t know who the Pirates will choose as their… Continue reading Grab Some Pepto And Let’s Talk Pirates Pitching
ESPN has come out with their first edition of the 2017 MLB Power Rankings. They have the Pirates ranked #15 in MLB and #7 in the NL. Here’s the Pirates summary as well as the link to the full column. 15. Pittsburgh Pirates 2017 projected record: 83-79 (third in NL Central) World Series odds: 60-1… Continue reading ESPN Power Rankings And Dukes Get Their Guy
When the Pirates traded away Francisco Liriano at the 2016 trade deadline not too many people lamented his departure from the starting rotation. Liriano was in the midst of a terible season, posting his highest ERA (5.46) since 2009 and a WHIP (1.69) that was the highest of his career. Liriano, of all the core… Continue reading Liriano Looks Poised For Big Year
Tyler Glasnow may have pulled ahead in the race for the last rotation spot with a second consecutive strong start, on the heels of two poor starts from primary competitor Drew Hutchison. Glasnow strikes out nine Tigers in victory BILL BRINK Pittsburgh Post-Gazette email@example.com BRADENTON, Fla. — Tyler Glasnow had the Detroit Tigers off balance… Continue reading Glasnow Has Solid Start