Tag: Joe Randa

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...

This Date in Pirates History: December 18

Born on this date in 1969 was third baseman Joe Randa, who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1997 and then again in 2006....

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...

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: Three Years of Being a Subscription Site

Three years ago today we made the official switch to being a subscription site. We announced the move during Spring Training, but waited a...