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Some potential trade bait for 2018

After Philadelphia scooped up Jake Arrieta (he will not be missed), the Phillies win projection on Fangraphs jumped all the way up to 75 wins. Nothing for their fans to riot about, but for Pirates fans it means that the two Pennsylvania teams are tied for fifth-worst projection in the league. 1,343 more words


Grading the 'Cutch and Cole trades

It looks like the Pirates have taken it upon themselves to ignite the hot stove of what has been a pretty cold offseason so far. On Saturday the Pirates traded their best pitcher Gerrit Cole, and on Monday they traded their best player Andrew McCutchen. 1,233 more words


2017 IBWAA Ballot: AL/NL RP of the Year

My ballot for the AL/NL RP of the Year for the Internet Baseball Writers Association of America.

When coming up with my ballot for 3 RP in each league, I used WAR and K/9 with the traditional stats such as ERA and WHIP.   459 more words


I'm Excited for MLB's Players Weekend (And You Should Be Too!)

Today Major League Baseball formally announced their plans to hold the first ever “Players Weekend” later on this month, taking place August 25-27. An idea originally proposed back in mid-June, Players Weekend will feature a vast majority of MLB players wearing their very own nicknames on the back of their jerseys, MLB teams wearing colorful/non-traditional jerseys as an ode to youth baseball uniforms, and players being given the freedom to wear their own colorful and unique gear ranging from batting gloves, spikes, catching gear, bats, and more. 357 more words


Overall State of Bullpen Trending Upwards

The Pirates have been notorious for their bullpen since 2013 when they made the playoffs for the first time in 20 years. The way 2017’s bullpen started, it seemed much like the Pirates would be in for a long season. 344 more words


North Shore Nine Podcast! We Keep On Adding!

We keep on growing and we keep on adding! Our newest addition to our #PodFam is the North Shore Nine’s Podcast! You can check them out on SoundCloud and on twitter! 83 more words


Pitching A Must For Pirates To Contend

The Pirates are a .500 team miraculously in contention for the National League Central title. Considering how weak the division is, the case could easily be made that even if the Pirates make the playoffs, they wouldn’t go far because they aren’t all that good of a team to begin with. 926 more words