Posts Tagged ‘Pittsburgh Pirates’

Outspoken critics are clueless about the Pirates’ situation

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010 by Shaun

There is a striking lack of context here, for those who want to read into the Pirates making profits while losing.

Efficiency Not Money Separates Good and Bad Franchises

Friday, June 18th, 2010 by Shaun

Too often fans want to put too much emphasis on results, which is understandable, particularly in the case of a team that hasn’t won anything since Boyz II Men topped the charts. The point is to win, after all. But, especially in the early going of a new regime taking over a franchise in pitiful shape, we must remember to look more at the philosophical direction of the franchise and what the front office is doing to set the team up for success.

Thursday, April 8th, 2010 by PaulCatalano

And ratings means money. Not just for the big clubs, for all the teams in baseball. So, by evening the playing field with a hard cap, MLB jeopardizes killing the goose that lays the golden egg.