All posts tagged "Pat Meares"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: September 6

    Today is a popular date for former Pittsburgh Pirates birthdays, nine players have been born on this date, including a player who was replaced by one Hall of Famer, then replaced another. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland covers a bad break for the 1960 Pirates. Frank Brooks (1978) Pitcher for...

  • Analysis
    A decade ago: Spending money to make money

    A lost talent It is late February and spring training games are about to begin. It is a wonderful time of the year, a time for “Player X is in the best shape of his life” stories and reports on bullpen sessions and rundown drills. And, most importantly, optimism reigns supreme in...

  • 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...

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