- David Weirs of Fangraphs takes a look at the Bucco bullpen while Mike Pordhozer examines the starters. Matthew Pouliot of Hardball Talk ranks the rotation in the middle of the NL pack.
- Cliff Corcoran of Sports Illustrated told the 93.7 crew that the Pirates get an F grade for the off season. In a like vein, Jorge Ortiz of USA Today rates the Bucs among MLB's biggest losers during the Hot Stove days.
- Jason Parks of Baseball Prospectus has the Bucs Top Ten prospects.
- Jim Callis of MLB.com picked Jameson Taillon/Tyler Glasnow as the third best pitching combo in the minors. He adds that Jonathan Mayo believes they're the top duo.
- Tim Williams of Pirates Prospects has completed his list of this year's Top 20 Pirate Prospects.
- Battling Bucs has a series on Pittsburgh All-Era teams, and opens with the pre-1900 picks.
- Ex-Bucs: Kyle Farnsworth signed a minor league deal with a camp invite with the Mets. Joel Hanrahan is reportedly on the Mets radar, too. Brian Burres, after a year in Japan, is trying to get back to the show with a showcase outing. Matt Diaz hung 'em up.
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Snow and Ice and Notes...
And the wheel keeps on rollin'...though it might need chains today!