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by Dan_Stonerook
Thu May 06, 2021 10:34 pm
Forum: The Rotunda
Topic: Albert Pujols DFA
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Albert Pujols DFA

by Dan_Stonerook
Wed May 05, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: The Rotunda
Topic: Richard Rodriquez is perfect
Replies: 4
Views: 182

Re: Richard Rodriquez is perfect

Big trade piece at or before the deadline?
by Dan_Stonerook
Sat May 01, 2021 9:56 pm
Forum: The Rotunda
Topic: Jake Krouse: Pirates MLB.com beat writer
Replies: 0
Views: 182

Jake Krouse: Pirates MLB.com beat writer

I have read his stuff and I think he stinks.

Has anyone else read his articles?
by Dan_Stonerook
Fri Apr 30, 2021 3:56 pm
Forum: The Rotunda
Topic: How long can the Pirates sustain their competitive start?
Replies: 8
Views: 386

Re: How long can the Pirates sustain their competitive start?

As long as the pitching holds up.....Starting pitching has been mostly ok and the bullpen has been light's out...JMHO... 8-) I agree. I thought the hitting might be okay and with Hayes coming back soon, it should be at least average. But the pitching looked like a nightmare coming in. Anderson and ...
by Dan_Stonerook
Mon Apr 26, 2021 1:07 pm
Forum: The Rotunda
Topic: Ho hum ... yawn
Replies: 6
Views: 379

Re: Ho hum ... yawn

It will all come down to pitching. Who knows how 2021 will be after a 60 game season. Will the arms be fresh from the time off? Will they not be stretched out enough for a 162 game workload?

It seems everyone is expecting to use lots of arms.
by Dan_Stonerook
Fri Apr 23, 2021 3:39 am
Forum: The Rotunda
Topic: Todd Frazier apparently not a big DK fan
Replies: 7
Views: 419

Re: Todd Frazier apparently not a big DK fan

I remember Dejan calling the Russell Martin signing the worst free agent signing in Pirates history.
by Dan_Stonerook
Thu Apr 22, 2021 9:00 pm
Forum: The Rotunda
Topic: Miguel Yajure
Replies: 3
Views: 267

Re: Miguel Yajure

He's a genuine pitcher. One thing I loved about his approach - similar to Rich Rod's - is that he wants to deliver the pitch RIGHT NOW. Gets the sign, windup, pitch on the way, all over the strike zone. What a contrast to the wandering on the mound, fixing the shirt, fidgeting with the cap, shaking...
by Dan_Stonerook
Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:57 pm
Forum: The Rotunda
Topic: Rocker Watch
Replies: 16
Views: 708

Re: Rocker Watch

I wonder if any of Leiter's jump is because of the family genes? Daddy Al, uncle Mark, a cousin Mark Jr?
by Dan_Stonerook
Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: The Rotunda
Topic: Neil Walker Retires
Replies: 1
Views: 145

Neil Walker Retires

His walk off on opening day 2014 will be remembered for a long time.
by Dan_Stonerook
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:18 am
Forum: The Rotunda
Topic: Early Season Observations
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Re: Early Season Observations

Moran made a nice backhanded catch on the bounce on a throw from 3rd the other night. On the replay, he looked calm and collected.

I believe Moran will have a better season than Josh Bell.
by Dan_Stonerook
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: The Rotunda
Topic: 4/18/21: Pittsburgh Pirates (6-9) at Milwaukee Brewers (8-6)
Replies: 5
Views: 301

Re: 4/18/21: Pittsburgh Pirates (6-9) at Milwaukee Brewers (8-6)

#9# wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 12:30 amSeries wins are good.
Especially against an NL Central rival and even more against the Brewers.
by Dan_Stonerook
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:10 am
Forum: The Rotunda
Topic: Early Season Observations
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Re: Early Season Observations

If Evans goes to LF, one of the Fowler/Alford suckage needs dumped. They will need another infielder.
Will Difo stay then?