Tag: Jason Schmidt

This Date in Pirates History: August 28

There have been five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, two were involved in major trades in the franchise's early history. We...

This Date in Pirates History: July 30

Getting close to the trading deadline, not only is today busy due to trades, we also have seven Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this...

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 trading them once they reach their prime and become expensive. I have written about this myth in the past, but I figured now would be a good time to revisit the […]
To continue reading this article, you need to be a subscriber. You can join us by purchasing one of the following plans: Annual Subscription, Top Prospect Plan or Monthly Subscription. If you're already a subscriber, make sure that you are logged in, using the link at the top of the page. If you have any issues, email help@piratesprospects.com.

This Date in Pirates History: January 29

On this date in 1971 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded outfielder Matty Alou along with pitcher George Brunet to the Cardinals in exchange for outfielder...

Game 148 Recap: Loss 81 is Here

Before anything else, I would be remiss if I didn’t point out that the Pirates will need to win their final 14 games to avoid being below .500 for the 19th straight season. We all knew this day was coming. It doesn’t make it any easier, especially given that the Pirates allowed two ninth inning […]
To continue reading this article, you need to be a subscriber. You can join us by purchasing one of the following plans: Annual Subscription, Top Prospect Plan or Monthly Subscription. If you're already a subscriber, make sure that you are logged in, using the link at the top of the page. If you have any issues, email help@piratesprospects.com.

The five-year plan: The Neagle trade

I am looking back to 1996, the last time the Pirates attempted an all-or-nothing rebuilding project.  You can find previous installments of this series here. The Denny Neagle trade was probably the best move made by Cam Bonifay during his dismantling of the 1996 club. Unfortunately, the team fell victim to some bad luck. Neagle […]
To continue reading this article, you need to be a subscriber. You can join us by purchasing one of the following plans: Annual Subscription, Top Prospect Plan or Monthly Subscription. If you're already a subscriber, make sure that you are logged in, using the link at the top of the page. If you have any issues, email help@piratesprospects.com.

Site Updates

Site Updates: Get Discounted Subscriptions and Gift Certificates For Father’s Day

Father's Day is tomorrow, and if you're looking for a last-minute gift idea, we've got Pirates Prospects subscriptions on sale. You can get 20%...