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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Hot-Stove News!
PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:16 pm 
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I think a new promotion for this year, sure to put the Pirates OVER THE TOP!, would be if they have a BEST TRADE IN THE WORLD AND HISTORY OF MANKIND appreciation night. I'm sure all the retards like steel would shell out a few hundred dollars to see Ryan Reaves (best NHL trade of all time) and Charlie Morton (best MLB trade of all time) give the yinzers a few middle fingers.


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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Hot-Stove News!
PostPosted: Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:16 pm 
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going for 3rd season in row sub 500...trying to get a new record going.


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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Hot-Stove News!
PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 1:27 pm 
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Cole and Cutch's futures will play a big part in Bucs' 2018 plans per Adam Berry (in the understatement category):

https://www.mlb.com/pirates/news/pirate ... -263885752

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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Hot-Stove News!
PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:31 pm 
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Cole and Cutch's futures will play a big part in Bucs' 2018 plans per Adam Berry (in the understatement category):

https://www.mlb.com/pirates/news/pirate ... -263885752

financial flexability plans! :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Hot-Stove News!
PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 7:11 pm 
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Check out "Not Bob Nutting" Twitter account. Fucking hilarious!

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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Hot-Stove News!
PostPosted: Mon Jan 01, 2018 10:01 pm 
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Check out "Not Bob Nutting" Twitter account. Fucking hilarious!


This one? https://twitter.com/NotMrNutting

Or this one? https://twitter.com/NuttingsWallet

They're both actually pretty good.

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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Hot-Stove News!
PostPosted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 6:24 am 
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Jeemie wrote:
Obviously wrote:
Check out "Not Bob Nutting" Twitter account. Fucking hilarious!


This one? https://twitter.com/NotMrNutting

Or this one? https://twitter.com/NuttingsWallet

They're both actually pretty good.


The first one, but yeah, both are great.

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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Hot-Stove News!
PostPosted: Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:48 am 
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Bling Collector Ben wrote:
http://pittsburgh.pirates.mlb.com/pit/history/year_by_year_results.jsp

According to this information from the PIRATES website, here is what the Pirates have accomplished over time:

Since 1882, the Pirates have won 5 world championships with 10,394 wins vs. 10,233 losses.
That translates to a 0.504 winning percentage, or 161 games above .500.

From 1980-2017 (last world title), they have 2,828 wins vs. 3,194 losses.
That translates to a 0.470 winning percentage, or 366 games below .500.

From 1993-2017, the last divisional championship, they have 1,807 wins vs. 2,172 losses.
That translates to a 0.454 winning percentage, or 365 games below .500.

From 2007 (Nutting assumed control Jan. 2007) to 2017, they have 838 wins vs.942 losses.
That translates to a 0.471 winning percentage, or 104 games below .500.

You might think Pirate fans would punish failure, but attendance records show the contrary to be true.
From 2010 to 2015 attendance rose every season, including 2010-2011-2012 when the team was still losing.

Moreover, 2017 attendance was only about 21,000 less than it was in the 2011 season -- I wonder if ticket prices were higher in 2017? Anyway, at this rate in about another decade or so the Pirates should be around .500 all-time with 5-world championships. I don't know how many players/coaches/managers will still be alive then from 1960-1971-1979 for more reunions but I'm guessing the concerts, pirogi races, pet nights and $35 glutton fests will still be quite popular.


You forgot to mention Faith Night.
https://www.mlb.com/pirates/tickets/spe ... aith-night

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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Hot-Stove News!
PostPosted: Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:52 pm 
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Nah, just kidding. They're currently honoring Roberto as it's coming up on 45 years since he passed on. Other Bucs news:

1. Maybe Glasnow is better in the bullpen.
2. Prospect Hearn due for a breakout in '18
3. Taillon is resilient and focused.
4. 2018 Season Tickets on sale.


4 looking like the boldest move of the off-season so far.


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 Post subject: Re: Pirates Hot-Stove News!
PostPosted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:28 pm 
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SteelPro wrote:
Bling Collector Ben wrote:
http://pittsburgh.pirates.mlb.com/pit/history/year_by_year_results.jsp

According to this information from the PIRATES website, here is what the Pirates have accomplished over time:

Since 1882, the Pirates have won 5 world championships with 10,394 wins vs. 10,233 losses.
That translates to a 0.504 winning percentage, or 161 games above .500.

From 1980-2017 (last world title), they have 2,828 wins vs. 3,194 losses.
That translates to a 0.470 winning percentage, or 366 games below .500.

From 1993-2017, the last divisional championship, they have 1,807 wins vs. 2,172 losses.
That translates to a 0.454 winning percentage, or 365 games below .500.

From 2007 (Nutting assumed control Jan. 2007) to 2017, they have 838 wins vs.942 losses.
That translates to a 0.471 winning percentage, or 104 games below .500.

You might think Pirate fans would punish failure, but attendance records show the contrary to be true.
From 2010 to 2015 attendance rose every season, including 2010-2011-2012 when the team was still losing.

Moreover, 2017 attendance was only about 21,000 less than it was in the 2011 season -- I wonder if ticket prices were higher in 2017? Anyway, at this rate in about another decade or so the Pirates should be around .500 all-time with 5-world championships. I don't know how many players/coaches/managers will still be alive then from 1960-1971-1979 for more reunions but I'm guessing the concerts, pirogi races, pet nights and $35 glutton fests will still be quite popular.


You forgot to mention Faith Night.
https://www.mlb.com/pirates/tickets/spe ... aith-night


You sig quote always has me in stictches because I can easily picture that Neal said that with a straight face.

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