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The future has officially arrived in Pittsburgh. Pedro Alvarez has been called up by the Pittsburgh Pirates, according to Colin Dunlap of the PPG. There were some reports earlier today… Read more
While Jose Tabata is certainly having an encouraging year at Indy, a .786 OPS at Triple-A should not be considered big numbers. He is hitting .316, but it is mostly empty batting average. Many fans expect him to be called up to Pittsburgh within a few weeks and inject some offense into the Pirates lineup. I just don’t see that happening.
Between Pittsburgh and Triple-A Indianapolis, the Pirates have a group of eight position players fighting for about five spots in the everyday lineup. Obviously, not all will pan out, but it is difficult to determine exactly which ones will succeed long-term. Luckily, each player comes with some versatility, which gives management some options when filling out a future lineup card.
The Pirates have some interesting decisions to make in the next few weeks. It’s very likely that Neil Walker, Brad Lincoln, Jose Tabata, and Pedro Alvarez could be called up… Read more
I was getting ready to sit down and watch the game tonight when I got called in to do some work for the Census Bureau. Luckily I’m just doing courier… Read more
After a game like today, and a slump like the Pirates have been on, you get the feeling that this team is totally hopeless, and that nothing will help the… Read more
I’m not calling anyone out with this post. Over the last few days I’ve seen a similar message repeated by many people, whether it’s in the live blogs, Twitter, or… Read more