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Simulating the Pirates season with iOOTP 2012

Published on April 14, 2012 by in Features

As a member of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance, I was given the opportunity to test out this year’s version of Out of the Park Baseball for both the computer and iPad/iPhone. If you are into baseball sims or just looking for something to do this season baseball related, Out of the Park is easily the

 
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Battle for the bench

Published on March 29, 2012 by in Features

It seems to appear that there are now just four players competing for 2 open bench spots. With camp soon winding to an end, it is crunch time for Josh Harrison, Yamaico Navarro, Jake Fox, and Matt Hague. Josh Harrison Harrison is the only one of these four that Pirates fans have a good idea

 
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Andrew McCutchen will compete for NL MVP

Published on March 21, 2012 by in Features

I was going to do a list of “predictions for this season,” but I figured something like this deserved a post of its own. Last season, Andrew McCutchen hit .259/.364/.456 with a WAR (Wins Above Replacement) of 5.7 at age 24. Statistically, it was the best season by a Pirate since Jason Bay hit .306/.402/.559

 
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Playing Pepper with C70 At The Bat

Published on March 20, 2012 by in Features

I recently answered a couple questions for a Pirates team preview done by St. Louis Cardinals blog C70 At The Bat. David Kaleida of 6-4-3 Putout also joined in on sharing our information about the beloved Buccos with the hated Cards.

 
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Marte among 5 cut and why it’s a good move

The #Pirates have optioned Gorkys Hernandez, Starling Marte, Kyle McPherson, Bryan Morris and Justin Wilson to Triple-A Indianapolis — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) March 18, 2012 The Starling Marte topic has been discussed ad nauseam, so I won’t go into much detail on it, but it does have to be said that the Pirates are definitely

 
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No need to rush on a Neil Walker extension

Published on March 6, 2012 by in Features

With the signing of Andrew McCutchen now finalized, many fans are now asking, “Who’s next?” Based on the roster, the easy answer to that question is Neil Walker. Pat Lackey [link] and David Todd [link] and both have pretty opposite view points and both make pretty good points. First off, let’s talk about what we

 
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