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Oh Texas You, You Got What I Neeeed

Everyone is talking about trading Pedro Alvarez.  That’s the hot sport take on all the call in shows, on Facebook, and on Twitter. Let’s be real here. Josh Harrison is not an adequate replacement for Pedro Alvarez. Not at all. Pedro Alvarez in June and July: Report Created on Josh Harrison in June and July: Report Created on ...
Via This Is Getting Old
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Pirates are the best example of the argument against relievers as All-Stars

When writing about the Pirates’ three All-Stars last night, I mostly wanted to focus on Josh Harrison, since I figured Harrison would be one of the more controversial choices (as he should have been) for the NL team. I briefly laid out how dominant Tony Watson’s been in the last calendar year or so and left it at that, but I almost completely glossed over the larger question...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Josh Harrison named to All-Star team

The Midsummer Classic is supposed to be for players having all-star years, but that is not always the case. Pittsburgh Pirates utility man Josh Harrison deserves to represent his team despite not being the typical everyday player. Harrison is having a surprising season for the Pirates and earned his first all-star bid on Sunday. Anyone who questions the decision to have a super-utility...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen elected All-Star starter, Josh Harrison and Tony Watson will join him in Minneapolis

.@jhay_da_man will join Cutch and Tony Watson on the NL All-Star team! #ASG — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 6, 2014
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Josh Harrison Juking Entire Mets Infield During Rundown (Video)

It’s very rare that you see a baseball player escape a rundown without being tagged out. Well, Pirates utility man Josh Harrison did just that against the New York Mets. In the bottom of the 10th inning with the game tied this past Friday, Harrison was caught between second and third, but managed to put on a scintillating show dodging every Mets’ infielder to get to third base...
Via Blog Surface
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Harrison Escapes Rundown With Epic Base Running Jukes

On Friday night, Josh Harrison of the Pittsburgh Pirates was seemingly stuck between second and third base with no way to escape. Instead, Harrison pulled off some slick maneuvers and reached third base safe. Your browser does not support iframes. Keep in mind that this all transpired in the 10th inning of a tie game. The Pirates, however, would fail to bring home Harrison despite...
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Harrison beats rundown with crazy baserunning

Here is a GIF of the botched rundown/blown call by the umpires #Mets — #ImWithTowels (@MetsKevin11) June 28, 2014 Pirates outfielder Josh Harrison is one hell of a baserunner. On Friday’s game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets, Harrison displayed one of the most amazing base running plays you’ll ever see. In the 10th inning of a tie game...
Via The Sideline
12 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Pirates Josh Harrison Runs Out Of Base Line, Somehow Called Safe vs Mets

In the bottom of the 10th inning, the Pittsburgh Pirates Left Fielder Josh Harrison was on 2nd base with nobody out when he was caught in a rundown by Jenrry Mejia. What happened next defies all logic of umpiring and baseball over the past 150 years Here is a GIF of the botched rundown/blown call by the umpires #Mets — #ImWithTowels (@MetsKevin11) June 28...
Via The Daily Stache
12 days ago  |  1 Comment

Pittsburgh Pirates: Why Josh Harrison has been the biggest surprise

Josh Harrison Right field wasn’t exactly a power position for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Both Jose Tabata and Travis Snider were struggling, but then Josh Harrison worked his way into the starting role. The Cincinnati native has often been ridiculed by fans. Many questioned why he was even on the roster and thought he would never be anything more than a minor league baseball player...
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates looking to deal Josh Harrison?

J-Hay. You are the epitome of team player. You’ve done everything the Pirates have asked of you with a steely resolve and a smile on your face. You’ve accepted being optioned to AAA more times than I can count with grace and dignity. You’ve came off the bench and spot started in every position but catcher and first base throughout your tenure here without ego or attitude...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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