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Your thoughts on Pirates being no-hit

By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media

I’ve got nothing for you tonight.

Stopped being a fan long ago. It takes one hell of a win or loss to move me in the slightest. But this goes back to childhood for so many Pittsburghers, including those born and bred like myself. You could brag to buddies that your team would never get no-hit, and you’d always be right. Even amid the 20 worst seasons any franchise in any sport had put together, this lived on.

This is sickening. Disgraceful. Lowest point for the franchise since 20-0.

It would be one thing if it’s one night. It isn’t. It’s two months. It’s 20 years. Shame on everyone who led the franchise of Roberto Clemente, Willie Stargell and Honus Wagner to this low.

I encourage your thoughts down below in the comments.

But first, I offer without comment this quote from Neal Huntington last Sunday on his radio show: “There are a lot of really good baseball people in the industry that feel very differently than our fans do about what we’re accomplishing and how we’re accomplishing it.”

The stage is yours …

UPDATE 11:35 p.m.: Here’s the audio clip. The quote above is halfway in, so you get full context.

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