Category: Pirates

Specifically about the Pittsburgh Pirates

Apr 15

Pirates blog: One case for paid content

For two years or so, I’ve watched the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Dejan Kovacevic grow from a newspaper journalist into an online journalist. Dejan is the P-G’s beat writer covering the Pittsburgh Pirates, so it should come as no surprise to those who know me that I’m familiar with his work. He’s an outstanding journalist who is …

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Apr 05

Pirates 2010

Just so it’s on the record before the first pitch today, I’m predicting 75 wins for this year’s Pirates. I wish it could be more, but there’s just not enough experience to justify an improvement of any more than 13 wins over last year. And even 13 more wins might be a stretch.

Sep 28

Season tickets

The Pittsburgh Pirates’ season ended today with a 6-1 win in San Diego, so it seems appropriate to recap my experience as a first-time season-ticket holder. I bought a small package in the spring that got me 10 games for the price of eight and a chance to see the Yankees play in PNC Park. …

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