The Curious Case of Andrew McCutchen

Andrew McCutchen was the face of the Pittsburgh Pirates organization for the first seven years of his career. Then one bad year spoiled his Hall of Fame worthy career. Now, he finds himself on the Pirates’ trading block before the 2017 season. Most people would crack under pressure and continue to play poorly. But Andrew … [Read more…]

Rookies and Their Importance

I remember one day while I was walking to class when I saw someone wearing a shirt with “All Champions were once Rookies” written on it. This phrase came back to my mind constantly while I was watching the Stanley Cup playoffs and when the Pirates played the Rays on June 30th. Rookies Jake Guentzel … [Read more…]