Tag: Erik Gonzalez

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...

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....

The Final Roster Spots and the Endowment Effect

I am constantly watching over the roster, and one of the main aspects I’ve been keeping my eye on this offseason is how the...

Winter Leagues: Recap of All 24 Pittsburgh Pirates Who Played Winter...

A total of 24 current Pittsburgh Pirates played winter ball this off-season, ranging from Randy Romero, who won the Dominican Summer League MVP award,...

Revisiting Frank Coonelly’s Arbitration Comments

Friday was kind of like Christmas to me. I got to update my payroll spreadsheet with official salary figures for the eight players on...

Winter Leagues: A Look at the Pirates in the Dominican at...

Only three Pittsburgh Pirates saw action in winter ball and nothing of note happened, so I took a look at the results from the...

Winter Leagues: Luis Escobar Makes His Second Start in Colombia

Wednesday's winter league action from the players for the Pittsburgh Pirates. In Colombia, Luis Escobar got the start. He cruised through three scoreless innings, then...

Winter Leagues: Robbie Glendinning Helps Australia to Victory Over Team USA;...

Winter League action from Tuesday night for players from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Erik Gonzalez had his injured foot checked out by the Pirates on Tuesday...

Winter Leagues: Cody Ponce and Robbie Glendinning Continue on in Premier12...

In the Premier12 tournament, team USA moved on to the Super Round on Monday and Cody Ponce got the start. He had a rough...

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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...