Tag: Jeff King

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...

A Recent History of the 82nd Win – 1990

After climbing the hill in 1988, the Pirates slipped badly in 1989. The club fell below the .500 mark again and was never closer...

This Date in Pirates History: December 26

On this date in 1953 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded young infielder Danny O'Connell to the Milwaukee Braves in exchange for six players and $100,000...

This Date in Pirates History: December 13

On this date in 2001 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded starting pitcher Todd Ritchie and minor leaguer Lee Evans to the Chicago White Sox in...

Game 111 Recap: Karstens Bombed as Streak Reaches 8

I didn't think when this game began that I'd be researching the last time Jeff Karstens gave up nine earned runs in a game....

Classic Pirates memories, Win Expectancy style

While glancing at the Win Expectancy chart for last night’s Yankees-Rangers game, I realized that FanGraphs also has these charts for historical games. Although I already knew that, I had never taken the time to sift through some older games. Here is a look at some of my all-time favorite Pirates games.
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Site Updates: How to Navigate Pirates Prospects; Sponsorship Opportunities

Yesterday, our first article of the day went up at 6 a.m. That was our Morning Report, which is the first thing that goes...