Tag: A.J. Burnett

Who Would Be On Your Playoff Roster?

The playoffs are coming up next week, which starts the discussion of playoff rosters. If you're unfamiliar with the rules for selecting a playoff...

Moneyball – The 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Version

One of the biggest misconceptions about "Moneyball" is that people were led to believe that the Oakland Athletics were the first team to come...

The Pirates Want to Keep Burnett, and They Have the Money...

With the Pittsburgh Pirates currently in a playoff race, the upcoming off-season moves take a back seat as far as priority goes. That said,...

Burnett, Martin Lead Pirates to 4-2 Win over Reds

For the first couple innings of Saturday night’s game, it looked as though the Cincinnati Reds had properly shifted the momentum of their win...

Pirates Notebook: ‘Nobody’s Trying to Hit Nobody’

Andrew McCutchen stepped into the batter's box leading off the bottom of the eighth inning last night, as the Pirates led the Reds 5-2....

A.J. Burnett 50/50 on Retiring After the 2013 Season

Karen Price of the Trib reports that A.J. Burnett is 50-50 on playing baseball beyond 2013 or retiring. This is something we've heard all...

Five Players Who Could Help the Pirates Win the NL Central

The MLB regular season is designed for the best teams to come out ahead over a 162 game schedule. It's hard to luck into...

First Pitch: A.J. Burnett and the Problem of One Bad Inning

No matter what happened with A.J. Burnett tonight, you can't win when your offense only sends the minimum amount of batters to the plate....

Cashner Near-Perfect as Pirates Lose 2-0

A day after Francisco Liriano carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, San Diego Padres starter Andrew Cashner did him one better. But, like...

First Pitch: The State of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ Rotation

For most of the season the Pittsburgh Pirates have been carried by strong pitching, especially out of the starting rotation. Almost all of their...
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