Tonight the Pirates take on the Yankees. Anyone remember what happened last time these teams met? I do. The Pirates were at .500, and the Yankees were playing horribly. The Yankees swept the Bucs and went on to win the division, the Pirates lost like the next 91 games or something crazy like that.
Tomorrow night the Rocket makes his debut for the Yanks, and what better team for him to get his feet wet than the Pirates. It would be great though if the Pirates beat up on him, since he makes more per game than most of the Pirates make per season.
Yesterday the Pirates drafted Daniel Moskos, a LHP out of Clemson. Personally, I wish they had drafted a position player, or at least a pitcher who does not project to be a reliever, but this is the Pirates. Anyone want to take bets on when Moskos has Tommy Johns surgery? I know that is not nice to say, and I hope he does well and maybe can come up and be the closer in the future, but the Pirates have very bad luck with pitchers and TJ.
The Pirates should have went out on a limb and took either Matthew Dominguez, a HS 3B who can also play SS. He seems to be a pretty solid power hitter, which is something Pirates need. Or LF Matthew LaPorta, who I am sure could be moved to RF, and also can hit the ball rather well.
Oh well, at least the Buccos are committed to not winning.