Tag: Brian Giles

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...

This Date in Pirates History: January 20

Born on this date in 1971 was outfielder Brian Giles who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1999 until 2003. He was an amateur...

This Date in Pirates History: November 18

On this date in 1998 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded pitcher Ricardo Rincon to the Cleveland Indians for outfielder Brian Giles. The trade was a...

Game 101 Recap: Braves Win on Blown Call at Home

They will be talking about this one for a long, long time. The game itself was long. The game featured many, many blown chances....

A decade ago: Spending money to make money

It is late February and spring training games are about to begin. It is a wonderful time of the year, a time for...

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 some of my all-time favorite Pirates games.
6,437FansLike
3,183FollowersFollow
9,907FollowersFollow

Site Updates

Site Updates: Three Years of Being a Subscription Site

Three years ago today we made the official switch to being a subscription site. We announced the move during Spring Training, but waited a...