Tag: 2017 Pirates Recaps

Williams: The State of the Pirates at Every Position

Over the last few weeks, I've been doing the 2017 recaps of each position for the Pirates, looking at the results from the 2017...

2017 Recaps: Felipe Rivero Was the Highlight in a Poor Year...

Yesterday I wrote about how the Pirates had a decent rotation, ranking slightly above average due to all of their regular starters putting up...

2017 Recaps: This Season Showed the Need For Top of the...

The Pirates had an unusual season from their starting rotation. They had a rare season in terms of health, seeing very few injuries to...

2017 Recaps: Third Base Provides the Biggest Hole For the Pirates...

I wrote about the second base position going into the weekend, and how the Pirates have a difficult decision to make at second base....

2017 Recaps: With Prospects on the Way, Jordy Mercer’s Time as...

The Pirates could do a lot worse than having Jordy Mercer as their starting shortstop. Mercer entered the 2017 season as the starter for the...

2017 Recaps: Josh Harrison Shows His Value, But the Pirates Now...

Josh Harrison's career has been an interesting one. He first came up as a super utility player, and served in that role as more...

2017 Recaps: Josh Bell’s Power Surge and Defensive Improvements Were a...

The Josh Bell experiment at first base hasn't been a smooth ride. It hasn't always been full of hope. But the 2017 season gave...

2017 Recaps: The Pirates Don’t Have an Easy Decision Behind the...

It's common for a small market team like the Pirates to take on risks. They do so by adding reclamation pitching projects, or by...

2017 Recaps: How Gregory Polanco’s Massive Upside Has Been Limited So...

No matter what happens, Gregory Polanco is going to be a very interesting case study for how nothing is guaranteed with prospects or young...

2017 Recaps: A Sign of Hope That Starling Marte’s Problems Won’t...

Starling Marte averaged around a 4.0 WAR from 2013-2016. Sometimes he was above that number, such as his 4.8 WAR in 2013. Sometimes he...
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Site Updates: We’re Starting to Get Back on Our Feet, And...

A week ago, I wrote a very important site update about how Pirates Prospects was struggling, and at risk of closing down. We were...