If there is a 2020 season, it will likely be shorter than 100 games. So how does that affect the Pittsburgh Pirates three most valuable pieces? If a 2020 season ever gets underway, the MLB will see a shortened season with different rules than normal. As fun as it would be to watch a 162 game […] Pittsburgh Pirates: How a Shortened Season Affects the Team’s Most Valuable Trade … [Read more...] about Pittsburgh Pirates: How a Shortened Season Affects the Team’s Most Valuable Trade Pieces
In a few weeks, we’ll be running a two-team mock expansion draft here at MLBTR – just for the fun of it! Currently, we’re creating 15-player protected lists for each of the existing 30 teams. You can catch up on the rules for player eligibility here. The American League results are in! Click here to see who’s protected and who’s available for each AL team. So far, we’ve … [Read more...] about Which 15 Players Should The Pirates Protect In An Expansion Draft?
Hours after birth of first child, slugger hit walk-off grand slam in opener, game-tying HR in nightcap … [Read more...] about Mackowiak looks back at epic '04 doubleheader
Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Let’s look back on those Bucco managers near and dear to our hearts, the ones who enchanted the fan base and gave the city a reason to be excited about their ball club with every lineup card they produced. If there was ever a Pirates’ manager who was the antithesis of these things, it was John Russell. This week, I want to take the time to … [Read more...] about Remembering the managers: John Russell