Analysis

Moehler's Arm, Maysonet's Bat Squelch Pirates

Moehler's Arm, Maysonet's Bat Squelch Pirates

What's worse:
Getting beaten down by a pitcher who hadn't gone the distance in nine years or
Giving up four hits to a player who had only three career knocks?
Well, they both happened tonight in Pittsburgh. Brian Moehler tossed a complete game - his first since 8-8-00 to get his second win of the year. He entered the contest with an unsightly 8.31 ERA. And in his lone 2009 start against the Pirates he was ripped to the tune of five runs and seven hits (back on 4-13-09). Moehler nearly tossed a shutout, but Jason Jaramillo drove in a 9th inning run.
In support of Moehler, the Houston offense had three base runners thrown out by Pirate outfielders. But rookie Edwin Maysonet had four hits, four RBIs and scored twice. He doubled twice, singled and homered. Pudge Rodriguez had three safeties as...

This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribers get access to all of our daily articles on the Pirates and their minor league system, with live coverage throughout the system on a daily basis. Our lowest rates are $2.22 per month under our Top Prospect Plan, which also gets you a 40% discount on the 2017 Prospect Guide. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system.

If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail tim@piratesprospects.com.

More in Analysis

Neal Huntington Discusses Spending Extra Payroll, Intent to Add at the Deadline

Tim WilliamsMay 22, 2017

Less is More For Chad Kuhl in Pirates 1-0 Victory

Alan SaundersMay 21, 2017

Pirates Notebook: Young Hitters Leading the Way Lately

Alan SaundersMay 21, 2017

The Pirates Have Some Good Catching Depth in Indianapolis

Brian PelozaMay 21, 2017

Adam Frazier Continues His Hot Start at the Plate in Pirates 6-3 Win

Alan SaundersMay 20, 2017

Pirates Notebook: What Do the Pirates See in Jhan Mariñez?

Alan SaundersMay 20, 2017

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2016 Pirates Prospects