Looks like the gm candidate list is down to two. Any idea who the mystery third candidate was? https://www.dkpittsburghsports.com/2019/11/13/pirates-gm-search-ben-cherington-matt-arnold-dk/
I believe it was Graves. There were some reports that confirmed that. There was another from Mark Feinsand that said it was Putila from the Astros. None of that matters a whole lot. I think Cherington and Arnold have been the guys for a while.
Graves makes sense. I wouldn't be too eager dipping into the Astros well right now with all the controversy.
True. I'd doubt that weighs into the decision, but it might.
Time for Pirates' Pitchers to Throw Their Best Pitches and Drop Their Worst
The Pittsburgh Pirates have had a tendency over the years to force their pitches to throw pitches that may not suit their strengths. With that seemingly coming to an end with the player-centered development focus, let's dig into the Pirates' rotation and see which pitches they should keep and which should go.