AL Comeback Player
Mariano Rivera (44 saves, 54 K’s, 2.11 era)
The first half of the season is in the books and there were many great teams, players and moments. I will hand out awards for best and worst team, AL and NL MVP’s, CY Young’s, Rookies and and Managers of the first half. We can only hope the second half lives up to the excitement we had for the first three months.
With a 4-3 loss to the National Central Champion Cincinnati Reds Sunday afternoon the Pittsburgh Pirates clinched their 20th consecutive losing season.
The Pirates’ last winning season was all the way back in 1992 when they won 96 games in the regular season and came within one game of reaching the World Series.
The 2012 Pirates progressed record wise slightly from 90-loss 2011 season that came to a crashing burn following a blown call by Jerry Meals in a marathon 19 inning game .
Who is to blame of the collapse of the 2012 Pittsburgh Pirates? Continue reading