Comments on: Pirates Notebook: Five Big Surprises Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Sat, 17 Jan 2015 03:43:00 +0000 hourly 1 By: Randy Linville Fri, 27 Apr 2012 10:46:00 +0000 I loved AO when he played in KC. He played very hard – that entire Royals team from the 70s  ran the bases with abandon – McRae, Brett, they all were threats to take an extra base. When the Bucs released Otis, he had fewer hits than Rick Rhoden.