The Pirates began their Grapefruit League schedule this week against a familiar friend. Russell Martin had nothing but kind words for his old buddies as he reflected on his time in Pittsburgh. The 75th birthday of legendary Pirate Willie Stargell was also marked this week. Here is a roundup of the best posts from Pirates bloggers for the week ending March 7, 2015:
- Charlie Wilmoth recapped the Pirates offseason for mlbtraderumors.com
- Charlie also opined at Bucs Dugout that Jeff Locke could be trade bait
- Raise The Jolly Roger highlighted the Korean media circus surrounding Jung-ho Kang
- Rum Bunter looked at the best pitch of each of the Pirates’ starting pitchers
- Old Bucs looked at the historical significance of March 6th in Pirates’ history. A great Pirate was born that day and two were elected to the hall of fame.
- Whygavs struggles with being an optimist.
- SaberBucs posted his projections for every Pirates position player
Pirate Blogs Roundup is a new feature highlighting some of the the best posts this week from bloggers/media covering the Pittsburgh Pirates. I plan to run this feature every weekend. If you have a blog post that you would like highlighted in the next edition email me at email@example.com for consideration.