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I get another season of use out of my 2 Burnett jersey shirts so I guess that's a plus! :)
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/november-2014/pirates-bring-aj-burnett-back.html
Wow. Wasn't expecting that. If they really did get him for $8.5 then I think it was a good deal. He sucked last year for the Phils but was still a workhorse. His hernia will hopefully be healed up. I see him going 12-12 with a 3.95 era for us. I'm surprised he took such a huge paycut to get out of Philly...can't blame him, though.
Overtaking the Cards is definitely possible. That's what I'm still hoping for!
5 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/september-2014/game-150-pirates-4-red-sox-0.html
@TuscaloosaBuc Yeah, He's been better than I thought he'd be this year but I'd be really inclined to give the ball to Worley first!
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/august-2014/game-119-pirates-4-tigers-2.html
A win is a win. Even though the Tigers had 3 errors early on, the Bucs still scored 11 runs which helps boost moral no matter what. Keep it rolling!
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/august-2014/game-118-pirates-11-tigers-6.html
2HR sounds like Snider found his bat!
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/august-2014/andrew-mccutchen-finally-lands-on-the-disabled-list-in-advance-of-tigers-series.html
J Hay again!
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/august-2014/the-lets-explore-the-true-depth-of-this-pirate-roster-homestand-continues-against-the-padres.html
I'm not the most optimistic right now but the reality is that we're still only 1.5 games out of FIRST PLACE and only a half game out of a wild card. The playoffs are still up for grabs for any team!
6 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/august-2014/game-113-pirates-7-marlins-3.html
Let's walk every player and see if we can win a game. Yeah, right.
6 months, 4 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/august-2014/game-112-marlins-6-pirates-3.html
I'm starting to hope that we don't do anything at all.
7 months ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/july-2014/lets-try-this-again-trade-deadline-open-thread.html
I think we have a good enough team to make a WS run without depleting our farm system. Let's skip Lester and see how we do with the team we have.
7 months ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/july-2014/trade-deadline-wednesday-dreaming-of-jon-lester.html
I say Worley keeps his job. He's been awesome just about every start.
7 months ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/july-2014/game-105-pirates-5-giants-0.html
This was a good weekend and I like where the Bucs are sitting. Unfortunately, their record against good teams may come back to haunt them. We have a stretch of games where we bounce back and forth between good and bad teams and then close out the season with a long stretch against mostly NL Central foes. If we go 4-3 every 7 games until the end of the season, we'll end up with 88 wins. Probably won't be good enough. We need to start taking a couple more from the good teams and continue to beat up the bad teams.
7 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/july-2014/late-recap-or-early-recap-whatever-game-98-pirates-5-rockies-3.html
God I hope he's a career Pirate. I'd chip in to his salary to see him stay forever!
7 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/july-2014/leading-off-and-playing-center-field-for-the-national-league.html
And this is why you always stay until the end of the game!
8 months ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/june-2014/game-83-pirates-3-diamondbacks-2.html
OMG. Fuck the DH. I'd like an AL team if I thought the DH was a good thing.
8 months, 1 week ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/june-2014/game-78-rays-5-pirates-1.html
Wish I were in the stands to catch that ball. It's gonna be worth something.
8 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/june-2014/7954.html
After their next series which is against Miami, the Bucs play 19 straight games against sub .500 clubs. Going at least 12-7 in that stretch would be awesome and then at which point we should hopefully get Cole back.
I'm cautious but I'm not pessimistic about our chances right now. I still see great things for 2014.
8 months, 3 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/june-2014/its-not-too-early-for-the-pirates-to-address-their-pitching-woes.html
This should have been a win. 29-30 is a helluva lot better than 28-31 at this point. Oh well...that's Pittsburgh baseball.
9 months ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/uncategorized/game-59-padres-3-pirates-2.html
I was at the game(s) yesterday (could only stay for the first half of the double header). Trust me...the way they played made me never want to watch them play again........
9 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/may-2014/games-42-and-43-yankees-4-pirates-3-pirates-5-yankees-3.html
So is this a good deal? Looks like he had one good year but his average still wasn't that great. To be honest, I thought the Sanchez/Ishikawa platoon has been working so far.
10 months, 2 weeks ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/april-2014/heyman-pirates-working-on-ike-davis-trade.html
Son of a .........
God....well I guess it's better now then later in his career. Or maybe it's not. I don't know.
11 months ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/april-2014/7455.html
A little frustrating a times when we couldn't score but a win is a win. Hope we are rested enough for a 12:35 game today o.O
11 months ago on Conversation @ http://whygavs.com/april-2014/game-2-pirates-4-cubs-3.html
@mwr505 Even if he's the #5 starter I think we have a real solid rotation this year. Cole will likely be even better than last year. If Liriano and Morton keep up the trend they're on and Wandy has a solid comeback then we'll be just fine.
1 year ago on Can the Pirates fix Edinson Volquez?
That took me a second. Good one.
1 year, 5 months ago on Game 161: Pirates 8 Reds 3
John Buck's a stud on that list. He only needed 4 pitches to get 3 hits, too!
1 year, 6 months ago on The greatest hitter in the history of the Pittsburgh Pirates is ...
It's becoming laughable how many come from behind victories we're getting.
1 year, 6 months ago on Game 114: Pirates 5 Marlins 4
@lee1943 Cutch should have swung at the 4th ball (the intentional ball) to get a 3-1 count. That would have given them something to think about whether they wanted to pitch to him for real or not. I wonder if they would have still intentionally walked him with a 3-1 count.
1 year, 6 months ago on Game 112: Pirates 4 Marlins 3