Posted by Dave Kearns, Photo by Claire P./ / CC BY
We try to not be a "rumor" blog, but there are so many trade rumors involved with the Pirates that we thought it would be best to just lump them all in this article. We will update this article until the trade deadline on July 31st. Here is the latest rumor to circulate:
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Tomorrow will be the first day of August and that was always an exciting time for me. Soccer season was around the corner and the new season of my favorite video games was about to start. I wasn’t really a heavy gamer. I mainly only played sports games, but I remember when I was younger how exciting it was when it was time for the new Madden game to come out. This was the first game to come out in the trio of video games I purchased every year. Within a few months both FIFA and NHL would be coming out and I would be set for the year. In honor of the up coming release date for Madden we wanted to look at our favorite sports video games/franchises of all time. Without further ado its time for Dave to put down the controller and make his first pick.
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One of the reasons why the Pirates are an above .500 team is because of what they get done on the base paths. This is not to say that the Pirates don’t make there fair share of mistakes, but overall they have been very successful stealing bases this year. The Pirates have stolen the third most bases..
Posted by Aaron Kearns, Photo by dbking / CC BY
Remember Keith Osik? From 1996 until the end of the 2002 season, Osik provided backup play for Jason Kendall for 7 seasons. It is not very often that a depth...