Tag: Jim Gott

This Date in Pirates History: August 3

There have been five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, three of them played for the 1987 team. In his Jolly Roger...

A Recent History of the 82nd Win – 1988

After being as close to a perpetual contender as any team in the National League East, the Pirates went through what was to my...

Game 141 Recap: McDonald is Stellar like Monica Gellar

Maybe the Astros clubhouse was filled with the sounds of Milli Vanilli's 'Blame it on the Rain' after this one ended. If the scoreboard...

Milledge showing on-field maturity

Lastings MilledgeWhen the Pirates acquired Lastings Milledge last June, most of the trepidation expressed by fans and members of the media focused on his poor off-the-field reputation. I was chiefly worried about baseball-related issues, namely his poor defense and free-swinging ways at the plate. He is showing improvement in all aspects.

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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...