Pirates done in by ex-players now wearing Brewers uniforms ROB BIERTEMPFEL | Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, 10:42 p.m. MILWAUKEE — Three former Pirates — Neil Walker, Jared Hughes and Keon Broxton — were reunited last weekend when Walker was traded to the Milwaukee Brewers. On Tuesday, the trio helped to produce a key victory against their former team in… Continue reading Pirates Drop First Of Two Game Series To Brewers
No game? No problem. Here’s a little sampling from the local papers on things happening with the Pirates and Steelers. First, Joe Rutter at the Tribune Review lets us know that T.J. Watt, off a strong performance Friday night against the New York Football Giants is passing up James Harrison on the depth chart and… Continue reading Tuesday Reading And Memories Of A Basebrawl
— Remember last season when we were witnessing the “once in a lifetime” season the Cubs put together? The Dodgers are on their way to eclipsing the Cubs success, as they are on a pace for 115 wins. They could lose their final 45 games and still finish with a record of 83-79. — They’ve… Continue reading Monday Morsels
Brewers get 2B Neil Walker from Mets for player to be named later By JERRY CRASNICK via ESPN Aug 13, 2017, 12:03 AM EDT PHILADELPHIA — The Milwaukee Brewers added a second-base upgrade for the stretch drive Saturday, acquiring Neil Walker and cash from the New York Mets for a player to be named. The Brewers are 60-59 — third… Continue reading The Milwaukee Kid?!? Bucs Lose Game And Polanco
Andrew McCutchen, Gregory Polanco injured in Pirates’ victory over Blue Jays ROB BIERTEMPFEL| Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, 10:00 p.m. TORONTO — The Pirates wound up with two outfielders in the trainer’s room after their 4-2 victory Friday against the Toronto Blue Jays. Andrew McCutchen took himself out of the game with an injury to his left knee. Gregory… Continue reading Pirates Beat Jays, Steelers Beat G’ants
The Guy Next To Me Who’s Looking Forward to Watching the First 10 Minutes of Tonight’s Game Actually Did Ask Me: Let’s Start With Some Trivia: What was the last year that the Pirates attendance was higher than the NL Average attendance? How many times has that happened in the last 50 years? Bonus: What… Continue reading The Guy Next To Me…..
I’m always somewhat hesitant to introduce discussions on the various economic issues surrounding MLB and the disbursement of the revenues to the individual markets and the owners. The reason being that the details are always missing thus the debate is always based on assumption and innuendo. As was the case with the various national… Continue reading More MLB Cash To Go Around?