First Pitch: When Could the Pirates Expect a $100 M Deal?
Jan24

First Pitch: When Could the Pirates Expect a $100 M Deal?

Yesterday, Pittsburgh Pirates president Frank Coonelly was on 93.7 The Fan, and discussed the likelihood of the Pirates ever issuing a $100 M contract. Coonelly said that the Pirates would eventually sign a $100 M deal, but couldn’t say when. That’s kind of a vague response that would technically be correct since it leaves the possibility of a $100 M deal open for as long as the Pirates are in existence. I wanted to take a...

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Ryan Braun Suspended For the Rest of the Season
Jul22

Ryan Braun Suspended For the Rest of the Season

Milwaukee Brewers hitter Ryan Braun has been suspended for the rest of the season due to his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal. There won’t be any appeal process, since this appears to be a settlement between Braun and MLB. This move really doesn’t hurt the Brewers that much, since they’re not contenders this year, and will get Braun back next year. The Pirates play the Brewers six more times this season, and...

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MLB Seeking to Suspend Ryan Braun For 100 Games

According to ESPN “Outside the Lines”, Major League Baseball will seek to suspend Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez, about 20 players in the next few weeks due to their connection with Biogenesis. Tony Bosch has agreed to cooperate with MLB, and will swear an affidavit that he provided drugs to players. Accord to T.J. Quinn, MLB is seeking 100-game suspensions for Braun and Rodriguez. Sources tell @OTLonESPN Bosch will swear an...

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Horseshoe Is On the Other Foot as Pirates Walk Off on Brewers

Milwaukee always seems to have luck on its side when the Brewers play Pittsburgh. Not on Tuesday. Andrew McCutchen hit a solo home run off Mike Fiers in the bottom of the 12th inning to give the Pirates a come-from-behind 4-3 win against Milwaukee at PNC Park. McCutchen had previously hit two balls that appeared to be possible home runs earlier in the game, but both ended as long outs on the warning track. When what proved to be the...

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Another Steroid Controversy For Ryan Braun

Last week several big names were involved in the latest steroid controversy surrounding Major League Baseball. Tim Brown and Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports have a new name — Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun. According to the article, Braun’s name shows up on three Biogenesis clinic records. Braun’s name isn’t listed next to any specific PEDs, unlike the names that were released last week. This will surely cause some...

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