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 some of my all-time favorite Pirates games.

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Pirates fire Kerrigan, Varsho

The Pirates fired pitching coach Joe Kerrigan and bench coach Gary Varsho this morning. Ray Searage will replace Kerrigan and Jeff Banister will replace Varsho.

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Pirates Fire Joe Kerrigan and Gary Varsho

According to Dejan Kovacevic, the Pittsburgh Pirates have fired pitching coach Joe Kerrigan and bench coach Gary Varsho.  Ray Searage has been promoted as the new pitching coach, while Jeff Bannister will become the bench coach, both on an interim basis. When Kerrigan was added, there was hope that he would be able to finish developing the talent on the major league pitching staff, similar to what he had done in the past with the...

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