Tag: Bryan Reynolds

Explaining Transactions and the 2020 Operations Manual

I’m not sure what it is about baseball transaction minutiae, but I absolutely love it. Maybe it’s because I like questions that have answers,...

What Could the Pirates’ Taxi Squad Look Like?

When I first started writing this, I felt safe in saying that there would at least be some kind of baseball season, mostly because...

Chris Archer and the Right Time to Grade a Trade

Worst trade of the Neal Huntington era? Worst trade in Pittsburgh Pirates’ history? Worst trade in Pittsburgh sports history? Worst trade since the Louisiana...

Pirates’ Service Time Implications After Deal

What better to think about while the world is burning down around us than MLB Service Time, right? Honestly, I was looking forward to...

Live Discussion: Where Do Starling Marte and Bryan Reynolds Rank Among...

Tonight on MLB Network, they are debuting their 2020 rankings of the best players at each position, starting with center fielders at 6:00 PM...

First Pitch: Ranking the Best Center Fielders and Left Fielders

Buster Olney continued his rankings of players by position over the last few days, covering third base, left field and center field. Obviously the...

Tahnaj Thomas is the Pirates Prospects 2019 Breakout Prospect of the...

There are different levels of breakout prospects each year, which always makes this an interest award to decide. You could have a player come...

An Early Look at an Estimated 2020 Payroll

Once any realistic hopes are gone for playoff contention, there’s not much left to look forward to in sports, especially if a team falls...

Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for...

Injury Impact to the Pirates’ Payroll

It’s no secret—injuries have significantly derailed the Pirates’ season. Many weren’t overly hopeful about the team’s chances this year, but many predicted at least...

Site Updates

The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...