Comments on: AFL Recap 10/18: Grossman and Cunningham Continue Hitting http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/10/afl-recap-1018-grossman-and-cunningham-continue-hitting.html Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 02:31:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 By: ed_cummings http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/10/afl-recap-1018-grossman-and-cunningham-continue-hitting.html#comment-9755 Wed, 19 Oct 2011 19:23:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=20731#comment-9755 This could be a situation where some team falls in love with Grossman and sees him as a big piece of their future.  I’m just not sure that I want that team to be the Pirates.  The Pirates seem to only have depth at 2 places: mid rotation starting pitching and Outfielders without Power.  Right now the list includes Tabata, Presley, Paul, Hernandez, Marte, and Grossman.  With CF filled for the next 4 or 5 seasons, that only leaves the corners and in a division where the Reds Cards and Brewers all had corners that hit 50+ HR it’s tough to compete when yours can’t combine to hit 20.  In an ideal world the Pirates trade some of the OFWOP and acquire upgrades at other positions.

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/10/afl-recap-1018-grossman-and-cunningham-continue-hitting.html#comment-9753 Wed, 19 Oct 2011 17:46:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=20731#comment-9753 As someone who often jumps to conclusions (I once said Grossman was a bad pick when he was one year out of high school) I am going to tamp down my excitement although it won’t easy. There are alot of hits and runs in these games either because of bad pitching or the conditions in Arizona or both so I am really waiting to see what he does next season.

Hopefully we have a above average or better player on our hands.

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