- Buster Olney of ESPN (behind a subscriber wall) says the Pirates are the #10 team heading into 2014 and may be a fit in Kendrys Morales, the rumor that just won't die.
- The Bleacher Report's Andrew Gould predicts that Gerrit Cole could be 2014's version of Matt Harvey.
- At Fangraphs, Jeff Sullivan explores PNC Park's effect on the three true outcomes: walks, strikeouts, and home runs, influencing them more than any park in MLB.
- ESPN's Mark Simon looks at the defensive impact of this year's hot stove moves around the league, and likes what the Pirates have done.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Happy New Years/Notes
Happy New Years and a couple of notes to start the season...