All posts tagged "Jason Schmidt"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: August 28

    There have been five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, two were involved in major trades in the franchise’s early history. We also have two trades of note, as well as a Jolly Roger Rewind from John Fredland, one that covers a game from the World Series winning 1925 season....

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: July 30

    Getting close to the trading deadline, not only is today busy due to trades, we also have seven Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date. John Fredland covers a game from the 1909 season, the first World Series winners in team history. Before I start in on the players, one non-player of...

  • Analysis
    The unstoppable, inaccurate narrative surrounding the Pittsburgh Pirates

    One of the most common misconceptions about the Pittsburgh Pirates is that they have an extensive history of developing good baseball players and then trading them once they reach their prime and become expensive. I have written about this myth in the past, but I figured now would be a good time...

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: January 29

    On this date in 1971 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded outfielder Matty Alou along with pitcher George Brunet to the Cardinals in exchange for outfielder Vic Davalillo and pitcher Nelson Briles. Alou was the big piece in the deal, he hit .327 over five seasons with the Pirates, winning a batting title in...

  • Game Recaps
    Game 148 Recap: Loss 81 is Here

    Before anything else, I would be remiss if I didn’t point out that the Pirates will need to win their final 14 games to avoid being below .500 for the 19th straight season. We all knew this day was coming. It doesn’t make it any easier, especially given that the Pirates allowed...

  • Analysis
    The five-year plan: The Neagle trade

    I am looking back to 1996, the last time the Pirates attempted an all-or-nothing rebuilding project.  You can find previous installments of this series here. The Denny Neagle trade was probably the best move made by Cam Bonifay during his dismantling of the 1996 club. Unfortunately, the team fell victim to some...

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