Tag: Chris Archer

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...

Chris Archer Undergoes Surgery

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Wednesday morning that right-handed pitcher Chris Archer underwent surgery yesterday to relieve symptoms of neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome. In...

If 2020 is Lost, What Could 2021 Payroll Look Like?

Recently, Craig Edwards at FanGraphs broke down what team payrolls could project at for 2021 if a shortened 2020 season were to take place....

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...

First Pitch: An Early Fantasy Baseball Look at the 2020 Pirates...

It's been a few years since I've played fantasy sports. That might change this year, as I'm trying to get back into one of...

Pirates Announce That They Have Picked Up Options for Starling Marte...

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that they have picked up the 2020 options for outfielder Starling Marte and right-handed pitcher Chris Archer. Marte will receive...

Breaking Down the Pirates’ 2019 Year-End Payroll

With the season behind us, it’s finally time to look at where the payroll ended up for 2019. I’ve been tracking it since Day 1...

Pirates’ Prospects and the Peter Principle

For anyone who has ever worked in any kind of professional setting, we all have seen it—an employee who is in way over their...

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...

Pirates Place Chris Archer and Clay Holmes on Injured List; Recall...

The Pittsburgh Pirates added right-handed pitchers Dario Agrazal and Parker Markel ahead of Wednesday night's game against the Washington Nationals. To make room on...

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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...