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Simulating The Pirates 2019 Season

March 29, 2019 // 4 Comments

Using Out Of The Park Baseball, we simulate five iterations of the 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates. You'll be surprised what is common in each. [...]

Keone Kela Is Good And Important

March 4, 2019 // 6 Comments

Keone Kela has decided to go media silent this year. That's his call and he's under no obligation to speak with the media or, tangentially, us. [...]

ZiPS And The 2019 Pittsburgh Pirates

February 5, 2019 // 5 Comments

The ZiPS projections came out on Monday. The Pirates are strong in one area and blah in another. I'm sure you'll never figure out which is which. [...]

Friday Pirate Pitcher GIF Party

January 4, 2019 // 2 Comments

Sometimes visuals are better than numbers. So sit back and enjoy this collection of GIFs of the best pitches on the Pirates staff in 2018. [...]

Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Tulo?

December 19, 2018 // 9 Comments

The Pirates have a glaring need at shortstop. There's great defense-first options out there. But there's also a once-great, now-broken shortstop, too. [...]
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