Friday, August 12, 2011

Pirates... I'm done with you

Seriously... you had no blogger more on your side than me. At least a blogger who is NOT a Pirates fan.

But on July 19, the Pirates were in first place by themselves and a full week above .500.

They just had to play mediocre baseball the rest of the way and they'd cruise to a winning season.

Since then?

They are 5-17.
That is .227 baseball.

If they played at that pace for the whole season, they would finish 36-126.
That would be the worst team in baseball history.

In other words since their apex, they've played baseball at a pace that would be historically bad.

So Pirates, when you start playing better than the 1962 Mets, give me a call.
Until then, I am through with you!

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