Tag: Gaby Sanchez

First Pitch: MTV VMAs — The 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Version

I don't know why, but the MTV Video Music Awards are a must watch for me every year. It's probably fueled by nostalgic reasons,...

Liriano’s Rough First Inning Can’t Be Overcome in 6-3 Pirates Loss

SAN FRANCISCO -- Nothing went right for the Pirates in their 6-3 road loss to the San Francisco Giants, not even the good parts. Pittsburgh's...

Rationalizing the Value of RISP Issues

Much has been made lately of the Pirates' issues in the area of batting with runners in scoring position. We've talked about it, and...

First Pitch: What Could Be the Solution to the RISP Problem?

We've talked a lot this week about the issue of hitting with runners in scoring position. I've made my thoughts known on the matter....

First Pitch: Do the Pirates Finally Have the Best 25 Men...

There has been a lot of talk from various Pirates writers about having the "best 25" in Pittsburgh. You could make a strong argument...

Pirates Playoff Roster Projection: Choosing a Champion

This is not a jinx. On this day last year, the Pirates' playoff odds were hovering around 50 percent. Their chances to make the postseason...

Stopper Liriano Pitches Seven Scoreless in 5-2 Pirates Win

When the Pirates need to stop a losing streak, they send out their stopper. Francisco Liriano has become the stopper. He and the Pirates are...

First Pitch: The Actual Value of Platoons

Last night I wrote about how the problem with the Pirates offense this year has been that three positions in the lineup struggle against...

Pirates Notebook: All Quiet with Trade Deadline Three Weeks Away

Major League Baseball's trade deadline is three weeks away, approaching quickly but not so fast that teams need to act hastily when making moves. The...

Pirates’ Bullpen Pitches 12 Shutout Innings for Sweep of Brewers

What a way to close out the Pirates' most successful first half in four decades. The Pirates' 2-1 win and home sweep of Milwaukee (32-48)...
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