For the second straight year, the Pirates have gone from a contender to a wanna-be pretender. They were once 16 games over .500 and in the lead of the N.L. Wild Card. Things have certainly changed in the past six weeks, and, the Bucs have all but clinched a 20th straight losing season, extending their North American sports record.
Individually, the accomplishments by guys like Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez, Garrett Jones, and A.J. Burnett have been admirable, but overall, this season has been in a downward spin in the past month and a half, and the fact that we sit here on the final weekend of September, and the Pirates have only won a handful of games this month, is absolutely embarrassing.
The Pirates currently sit at 76-80 on the season, and with six games remaining, can we all do...Read More