Pittsburgh Pirates photoshops is what we love to do. So, we tried to wrangle up the best of the 2012 season thus far for you to enjoy. Which one is your favorite?
Stetson Allie was converted to a slugger, sending reporters to question the decision making skills of the Pirates brass. Adding to the coolness of the entire situation, Allie came out swinging when he got a bat in his hand.
Pedro Alvarez. Fascinating. Wonderfully, frustratingly, fantastic.
Kevin Correia generated more attention with how he looked on the bench.
Alvarez inspired a season-long “Pedro Bomb Watch” with this majestic blast that had an apex of 117 feet and traveled 403 feet.
Andrew McCutchen. The Reason.
The Rise of the Bucs gained national attention.
The slide by Rod Barajas was a classic.
Marty, Marty, Marty. You will never learn.
Pirates fans are still waiting for the Jose Tabata who looked so solid as a top of the order hitter.
The Bucco bullpen has been nasty.
Brandon Phillips was so nice to the Bucs, we felt the urge to send a letter.
We heart Nyjer.
We looked at some basic peripheral pitching stats back in May when the Bucs were rolling, and saw a cause for concern. We wrote this post. It sucks that it started turning out to be a reality.
Neal Huntington and the Buccos brass ignored everything and everyone, and took the best player available in the 2012 Draft.
Joel Hanrahan is closing out games with style.
After eight starts, we called A.J. Burnett the ace stopper for the Pirates.
We should sell this shirt.
James McDonald, Big Pimpin’.
We felt bad for lonely 3rd Base Coach Nick Leyva in our “How To Improve Social Media Night” post.
We showed our thanks to the Yankees.
James McDonald is having a breakout season with the Pirates.
Our public service announcement to Altoona, Pennsylvania.
Joel Hanrahan? The Dictator. Prince Fielder? Not the Dictator.
Jason Grilli has been outstanding as the Pirates setup man.
Clint Barmes has been anything but outstanding as the Pirates shortstop.
Casey McGehee’s struggles were very apparent early in the season.
James McDonald was outstanding in our Nation’s capital.
Pirates fans have shown up in a big way on the road. EasyasPieMan and Mike Shaeffer led the #DCInvasion.
Andrew McCutchen: CEO of NatsPark.
Neal Huntington took some heat for the offensive woes, as fans demanded an early season trade.
The Rod Barajas walk off homer ignited Team Zoltan
Andrew McCutchen’s 4-for-4 performance on May 10 against the Nats set the team up for a possible sweep, but Stephen Strasburg had other ideas.
Erik Bedard was solid for the Bucs in April and May.
On May 9, Pedro Alvarez had his streak snapped; he had reached base safely in 12 straight games.
We admire Bryce Harper so much, we dug deep for our inner hairstylist.
The Grandma next door?
Why in the hell did we think we could help Harper? Let’s just call it what it is…
Clint Barmes and Rod Barajas were easy targets
Carlos Beltran and the Cardinals destroyed A.J. Burnett
JMac was impressive.
After a 1-for-21 start, Neil Walker got red hot.
We couldn’t get enough of JMac.
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