All posts tagged "Dale Sveum"

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Command and Confidence

    The month of August was a challenging one for Jeff Locke, to say the least. He finished...

  • Analysis
    Analysis: Teams Should Shift Their Infield More Against Garrett Jones

    Garrett Jones is one of the biggest pull hitters in baseball. (Photo credit: David Hague) The Pirates did not need much help to hit into outs over the first week of the season, they were doing a good job all by themselves. Cubs manager Dale Sveum decided to make life a little...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Notes from the First Series

    Three games into the 2013 season the Pirates are 1-2 and for the most part have not been able to consistently put the ball into play. Andrew McCutchen, not surprisingly, has not been one of the players that hasn’t had that problem. Yesterday in the Pirates Pregame we talked about his commitment...

  • Analysis
    Dale Sveum is also out

    Sveum is no longer in the running for the Pirates' manager position. Yesterday we learned that Ken Macha was out of the running for the vacant Pittsburgh Pirates manager position.  Jennifer Langosch reports today that Dale Sveum is also out of the running. The Pirates are down to three remaining candidates of...

  • Analysis
    Classic Pirates memories, Win Expectancy style

    While glancing at the Win Expectancy chart for last night’s Yankees-Rangers game, I realized that FanGraphs also has these charts for historical games. Although I already knew that, I had never taken the time to sift through some older games. Here is a look at...

  • Analysis
    Eric Wedge to the Mariners

    With Wedge going to Seattle, the race for the Pirates' manager position is wide open. According to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated, the Seattle Mariners have settled on Eric Wedge as their next manager.  Wedge was seen as the favorite for the Pittsburgh Pirates open spot, and with him off the market,...

  • Analysis
    Dale Sveum Becomes the 6th Candidate to Interview

    Sveum becomes the 6th candidate to interview for the Pirates' open manager position. The Pittsburgh Pirates interviewed Milwaukee Brewers' hitting coach Dale Sveum today, making him the sixth candidate to be interviewed for the vacant manager position.  Some information on Sveum: -He was a first round draft pick in 1982 by the...

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