Thursday, December 21, 2017
Uncustomed Heroes of 2017: Pirates
In an era where the Cubs are strong, the Brewers are building, and the Cardinals are desperate to compete, there's really not a place for the Pirates in the grand scheme of things.
Dn't get me wrong, they're not at 2008 levels of effeteness, but 2017 was another step in the opposite direction, as a lot of the young stars they were banking on either slumped or got caught with steroids (...Starling...).
Gregory Polanco had a down season, marred with injuries and pressure once Marte left.
Coming Tonight: A team that didn't seem to mind that they lacked a majority of the momentum that made them unbeatable last year.