Pedro Alvarez Could Be Next For The Pittsburgh Pirates

Monday, June 14th, 2010

The Pittsburgh Pirates have already brought up top prospects Brad Lincoln and Jose Tabata in the past week but they might not be done. Third baseman - and former top pick - Pedro Alvarez might be getting a call-up from the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians sometime this week. There was speculation late ...

A Cautionary Tale

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

It would seem that Nats fans are pretty jacked up for Tuesday's major league debut of Stephen Strasburg. The team, which generally can't draw gnats, is expecting to sell standing room only seats for the game against the Pirates. Certainly, the excitement is warranted. Strasburg zoomed through the minors, going 7-2 ...

Major League Baseball Rumor Roundup

Friday, May 28th, 2010

We're closing in on June and that means things are happening in Major League Baseball. Some teams are already out of it (I'm looking in your direction Baltimore and Houston), while others are unexpectedly in it (Go Padres!) and the time for maneuvering, dumping and trading is almost upon us. ...

Link Dump!

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Worst way to lose ever. Wouldn't have happened if she could dunk...What? I'm just saying - The Legend of Cecilio Guante A look at the Tecmo Bowl throwback game - With Leather Steve Lavin is back in coaching at St. John's. And how does this show they want to stop being mediocre? ...

Dock Ellis And His Acid-Induced No-Hitter

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Most people know the story of the late Dock Ellis.  He was a World Series winning pitcher for the 1971 Pittsburgh Pirates and the starter in that year's All-Star Game. But Dock's lasting legacy is his 1970 no-hitter, which he threw under the influence of LSD. The way more creative guys than ...

Hot, Wet MLB Trade Deadline Rumors

Monday, July 20th, 2009

Nothing gets the over-the-top sports fan going like the crazy rumors that start flying around as Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline approaches. Oh God it's incredible. So much information, so many possibilities, look at that guy's WHIP! I want him, why can't we get him?!?! Uh, I think I need a ...

Pirates Rookie Ready For Prime Time

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

There's usually not much reason to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates. And it's painful to be one of their fans. But rookie center fielder Andrew McCutchen is certainly going to try and change that. Now, I had a headstart on this kid because I live in Indianapolis (home of the Pirates' AAA-affiliate). I'm ...