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2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby PenGator88 on Mon Mar 28, 2016 9:34 am

The recent Penguins' success may have precluded anyone from starting this thread, so I'll start one (my first :) ).

I really haven't been keeping up other than just getting the final scores and looking at the standings from my ESPN app. I hope that a poor record in spring training doesn't equate to the same in the regular season, but I'm a little concerned about their standings in the Grapefruit League right now. Have they been playing a bunch of rookies and scrubs or something?
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby itissteeltime on Tue Mar 29, 2016 1:56 pm

When do we expect the Glasnow call up? And Nicasio has to take Vogelsong's spot right?
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby PenGator88 on Sun Apr 03, 2016 12:13 pm

Here we go Buccos!
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby Lt. Dish on Sun Apr 03, 2016 3:19 pm

RTJR!!!

Crap to lose the chance to shut out the Cards, but still a good way to start the season!

Now, go Pens!
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby lemieuxReturns on Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:20 pm

Lt. Dish wrote:RTJR!!!

Crap to lose the chance to shut out the Cards, but still a good way to start the season!

Now, go Pens!


So much for mlb.tv working better than NHL.tv. Wow does it suck right now.
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby PenGator88 on Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:39 pm

RTJR!!
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby lemieuxReturns on Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:41 pm

The wooooing was outrageous tonight.
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby lemieuxReturns on Wed Apr 06, 2016 6:51 pm

The Pirates look good so far. I know it's early.
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby PenGator88 on Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:24 pm

RTJR and get the brooms out! Buccos sweep the Cards!
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby PenGator88 on Wed Apr 06, 2016 9:25 pm

What was Melancon discussing with the ump after the game?
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby relantel on Sun Apr 10, 2016 10:56 am

Forgive me if I channel Rocco a little but we have to be [one of the] worst baserunning team[s] in baseball.
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby PenGator88 on Fri Apr 15, 2016 8:28 pm

Ho hum. Brewers doin' it to us again. :(
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby PenGator88 on Sun Apr 17, 2016 4:17 pm

RTJR x 2. Buccos win weekend series vs. the Beermakers. Bright spot in an otherwise dismal sports weekend for Pittsburgh sports fans.
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby Southern Fan on Tue Apr 26, 2016 9:49 pm

Three homers on three at bats for Cutch. Must love playing in Denver
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby Zarovich on Wed May 04, 2016 9:05 pm

Cutch is complaining about how a play was scored an error on him? Go play ball. Don't worry about stupid stuff like that.
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby DelPen on Fri May 06, 2016 9:36 pm

Kang with two homers tonight in his first game back. Not sure if he would have been able to hit Arrieta last year but our chances certainly would have been better.
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby PenGator88 on Mon May 09, 2016 9:34 am

Nice to take the series against the Cards, but the downside is that the Cubs are running away with the division. Doesn't look like they are going to let up any time soon either. :cry:
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby DelPen on Tue May 10, 2016 7:43 am

PenGator88 wrote:Nice to take the series against the Cards, but the downside is that the Cubs are running away with the division. Doesn't look like they are going to let up any time soon either. :cry:

Figures. But just stay ahead of the 2nd place team in the West and hope to beat the Mets or Nats in the WC play in and get lucky against the Cubs in a real series.
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby DelPen on Tue May 17, 2016 12:56 pm

Cervelli signed a three year extension. Fantastic news. Now hope that Glasnow and Bell are ready mid summer and that's two holes filled. Should have a good idea where this team stands by August.
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby itissteeltime on Tue Jun 07, 2016 2:22 pm

Taillon getting his cup o joe tomorrow.
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby DelPen on Thu Jun 09, 2016 2:29 pm

itissteeltime wrote:Taillon getting his cup o joe tomorrow.


And he's sent back to Indy because of the Super 2 rule and we need delivers after playing a ton of innings the last two days.

Still doesn't keep people from freaking out saying it was a money move, it kind of is, but it's more of keeping a guy affordable longer be dallying arbitration like Marte, Cole and Polanco and all Bell and Glasnow when they get close. But a lot of fans don't understand this.
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby PenGator88 on Sun Jul 03, 2016 7:58 pm

RTJR and get out the brooms...Bucs sweep A's and get back to .500. Big test coming up in Redbirdland.
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby lemieuxReturns on Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:27 pm

6 in a row
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby Zarovich on Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:38 pm

Say it ain't so, Jung-ho....
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Re: 2016 Pittsburgh Pirates Thread

Postby PenGator88 on Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:40 pm

Raise it--Buccos' streak now at seven! Going for the sweep tomorrow afternoon.
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