Pirates vs. White Sox May 8-9

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Pirates vs. White Sox May 8-9

Postby Crimson's Ghost » May 7th, 2018, 11:24 am

Tuesday  - 8:10 p.m. -  Ivan Nova (2-2 4.01) vs. Lucas Giolito (1-4 7.03) 
Wednesday - 2:10 p.m. - Trevor Williams (4-2) vs. Reynaldo Lopez (0-2 2.43)

Bucs head to Chicago to play the Sox.  White Sox have a 9-23 record, a two game sweep here should be the goal.  This team isn't very good.  



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Re: Pirates vs. White Sox May 8-9

Postby Crimson's Ghost » May 9th, 2018, 10:22 am

Corey Dickerson
.333 batting average (4th in NL)
43 hits (3rd in NL)
11 Doubles (4th in NL) 
26 RBI (5th in NL)
14 strikeouts (2nd fewest among qualified batters in the NL)
1.7 WAR (3rd in the NL)

If the season ended today, have to think he'd get an MVP vote or two. 

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Re: Pirates vs. White Sox May 8-9

Postby 12HankQB » May 9th, 2018, 10:40 am

Crimson's Ghost wrote:Corey Dickerson
.333 batting average (4th in NL)
43 hits (3rd in NL)
11 Doubles (4th in NL) 
26 RBI (5th in NL)
14 strikeouts (2nd fewest among qualified batters in the NL)
1.7 WAR (3rd in the NL)

If the season ended today, have to think he'd get an MVP vote or two. 

Definitely can't complain about him thus far
If only closed minds came with closed mouths

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Re: Pirates vs. White Sox May 8-9

Postby knowitall » May 9th, 2018, 10:56 am

Thankfully there are a few teams with even worse GMs than Pittsburgh.  Actually there are too many.  The only excitement left in the AL is who wins the East and who claims the second Wild Card. 

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Re: Pirates vs. White Sox May 8-9

Postby Crimson's Ghost » May 9th, 2018, 11:08 am

Dickerson is just a different player than expected, I figured he'd have 9-10 homers by now with a .260-ish average. But he's been more average than power, and has been surprisingly good defensively. Always hard out of the box too, has turned some singles into doubles.

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Re: Pirates vs. White Sox May 8-9

Postby 12HankQB » May 9th, 2018, 11:39 am

Sometimes a new change of scenery can do that to you...even if it's with the Bucs
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Re: Pirates vs. White Sox May 8-9

Postby Crimson's Ghost » May 9th, 2018, 5:15 pm

Good come from behind win today for the Pirates.  Been impressed with Colin Moran, having a nice season as a rookie. 

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Re: Pirates vs. White Sox May 8-9

Postby knowitall » May 9th, 2018, 6:07 pm

Yep. Braid his beard and he’s the second coming of John Jaso.  

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Re: Pirates vs. White Sox May 8-9

Postby Colonel Mustard » May 9th, 2018, 6:48 pm

So, do the Pirates try to sign Dickerson beyond this year?

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Re: Pirates vs. White Sox May 8-9

Postby Crimson's Ghost » May 9th, 2018, 6:54 pm

He's under team control next season.


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