Bucs In The Basement

Covering Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball. For Fans, By Fans.

Do Pirates Manipulate Service Time?

February 22nd, 2021

Service Time Manipulation is a dirty phrase. One MLB team president lost his job for talking too much about it this week. Ben Cherington can't talk about it, but we can. We break down the different ways a team can control years and salary, while wondering how far the Pittsburgh Pirates will take it in 2021. (Ke'Bryan Hayes certainly knows the possibilities.) Plus, what do fantasy baseball projections tell about the Pirates?

Craig Toth writes for Inside The Bucs Basement, while his buddy Chris sits at a basement bar speaking his mind. Listen as they get drunk with power at a 9-foot basement bar talking Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball. Listen. Subscribe. Share. It's "30 Minutes Of Bucs" and THE Pirates Fan Podcast found EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and always at BucsInTheBasement.com!

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Kicking Off Pirates Spring Training With Matt Capps

February 16th, 2021

Matt Capps joins the guys to talk about the primary focus of Spring Training for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Some new faces have joined the team recently to compete. We'll explain why they may be more of a measuring stick for Ben Cherington's player evaluation.

Craig Toth writes for Inside The Bucs Basement, while his buddy Chris sits at a basement bar speaking his mind. Listen as they get drunk with power at a 9-foot basement bar talking Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball. Listen. Subscribe. Share. It's "30 Minutes Of Bucs" and THE Pirates Fan Podcast found EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and always at BucsInTheBasement.com!

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Projecting Your 2021 Pittsburgh Pirates Roster

February 9th, 2021

With only one active guy on a guaranteed contract, it will truly be a battle between players for their careers in Spring Training. Will open competition created by Ben Cherington add to the "Core 3 Players" this Pittsburgh Pirates team will rebuild around? Plus, MLB has a new ball and some 2020 rules returning, but Chris noticed something troubling hidden in their information release.

Craig Toth writes for Inside The Bucs Basement, while his buddy Chris sits at a basement bar speaking his mind. Listen as they get drunk with power at a 9-foot basement bar talking Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball. Listen. Subscribe. Share. It's "30 Minutes Of Bucs" and THE Pirates Fan Podcast found EVERYWHERE podcasts can be found and always at BucsInTheBasement.com!

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Why The Pirates Season Will Start On Time

February 2nd, 2021

MLB's owners can try to delay the start of the season, but their real motivations and lack of options will find them losing this battle. Meanwhile, the Pittsburgh Pirates have 4 players on the MLB Pipeline Top 100 Prospect List, and it creates quite the future core. Craig Toth writes for Inside The Bucs Basement, while his buddy Chris sits at a basement bar speaking his mind. Listen as they get drunk with power at a 9-foot basement bar talking Pittsburgh Pirates Baseball. Listen. Subscribe. Share. It's "30 Minutes Of Bucs" and THE Pirates Fan Podcast called Bucs In The Basement! #Pittsburgh #Pirates #Podcast

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