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2013 Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates lasted an extra month into the 2012 season. This isn’t a condescending dismissal of their playoff hopes, but a crucial fact to analyze for the organization’s 2013 outlook. On July 25, 2011, the Pirates tied St. Louis for the NL Central lead…. [More]

Building and Rebuilding: NL Central Contract Cores

While working on my 2012 NL Central previews, it occurred to me that the teams can be compared to one another for their contractual cores, as well as their 2012 rosters. The more I research these rosters, the more it amazes me how close some… [More]

2012 Preview: Pittsburgh Pirates

A step ahead of the rebuilding Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs, the Pittsburgh Pirates experienced one of their most difficult seasons in their climb to be competitive. Stocked with more of their prized youngsters in 2011, the Pirates hung in the National League Central race… [More]

Productive Outs and Situational Baseball

Batting Approaches In the baseball fan’s universe, the entire strategic game unfolds clearly and logically. Each player is culpable for contributing their share to the offense, but barring that, they should at least hit behind the runner. This is simple — the baseball fan’s universe… [More]