The Buc's were off, and we're joining them. Today's blog will take a spin around the real media to see what's up with Pittsburgh.
First, Dejan Kovacevic at the Post Gazette takes a look at the early season woes of third baseman Jose Bautista:
Pirate Hot Corner Ice Cold
The Tribune Review's Rob Biertempfel examines the Buc's always curious financial situation:
Profitable Pirates To Pay Down Huge Debt
The Trib also has Keith Barnes explanation of what it takes for Damaso Marte to succeed - he just has to fuhgetaboutit!
Pirate's Marte Clears His Mind
Tim Dierkes at MLB Trade Rumors touches on the Matty Mo story: Matt Morris Tough To Move
MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch likes the Pirate's boatload of lefthanded pitching:
Buc Lefties Display Quality, Quantity
Ol' Bucco Josh Fogg may be on the ropes with the Reds, according to John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer:
Fogg's Future Cloudier