Hurdle Getting Questioned for Bullpen Decison

Last night’s 9-5 loss to Chicago is one of those games that could sting and linger for awhile.

The Pirates were three outs away from an impressive come from behind win before the bullpen and in particular Juan Nicasio blew the game.

Blown saves are always tough but last nights included circumstances that have Pirate fans calling for the head of Clint Hurdle.


Looking Back at Pirates Drafts Under Neal Huntington

The MLB Draft doesn’t seem to get the attention that the amateur drafts in the 3 other sports receive but they are just as important to each teams individual long term success.

MLB will begin it’s 2017 players draft tonight and it will be televised on the MLB Network.

Tonight, the Pirates will have four picks (12th, 42nd, 50th and 72nd) in the first night of the draft. Unlike the drafts in other sports, it will be years before these players will have a shot at the majors and before we can properly evaluate how each individual team drafted.


Pirates Rebound and Split Series With Marlins

After getting outscored 19-8 and outhit 32-17 in the first two games of the series, it looked like this was going to real long weekend vs. the Marlins at PNC Park.

However, that’s why sports are hard to predict because the last two games, the Pirates looked like a totally different team.

Yesterday, Clint Hurdle’s team showed heart by overcoming three Marlins leads to earn a 7-6 win.