Category Archives: Baseball

Player Comparison: Cole vs Wacha

Player comparison will be a new installment for Tap-Ins, as two writers will state their case for their respective athletes. In the inaugural edition, new Tap-Ins contributor Pete Blais takes the side of Michael Wacha, while Sean Meyers argues in … Continue reading

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Pirates to Test Drive Lambo

The Pirates, coming off a sweep at the hands of the sub .500 Colorado Rockies, called up 25-year-old Andrew Lambo today.   Lambo, acquired from the Dodgers in a 2010 trade, will arrive with the Buccos just in time for their … Continue reading

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How will the Pirates finish the 2013 regular season?

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MLB Trade Deadline Recap

The 2013 Major League Baseball trade deadline came and went and left much of the landscape intact. Twitter was silent, players and coaches went about their business, and fans in many cities around the country shrugged. Sean Meyers, along with … Continue reading

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Pujols’ injury epitomizes Angels’ struggles

Written by Sean Meyers Albert Pujols was placed on the disabled list with a partially torn plantar fascia yesterday, possibly ending his season. For the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, this injury could be the proverbial nail in the coffin … Continue reading

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Raise the Jolly Roger or Walk the Plank? Pirates Midseason Analysis

So, here we are again. For the third year in a row at the All-Star break, the Pirates are in contention for a spot in the postseason. Do the Buccos have what it takes to hold on the rest of … Continue reading

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Highlighting the Future of the Pirates

Sean Meyers discusses the Pirates minor-league system with former contributor to the blog McEffect, Zack Chakan. They highlight some of the top prospects, as well as players Pittsburgh could potentially deal in trades.

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Evaluating Gerrit Cole’s present and future

Former first-overall draft pick Gerrit Cole debuted with the Pirates last week to much fanfare. After just two starts, he has become a major topic of discussion in Pittsburgh. Sean Meyers and Patrick Williams, along with new contributor John Riggs, … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame Voters Have Daunting Task

Written by Patrick Williams Baseball’s Hall of Fame voters have a daunting task on their hands this upcoming ballot.  This is the year in which some of the biggest names tied into the steroid era appear on the ballot for … Continue reading

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Are These Bucs for Real?

Written by Patrick Williams I’ve spent the last month or so down in the Tampa, Florida area and it seems as though anytime I meet someone new down here that the first thing they ask me when they hear I … Continue reading

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