Week in Review 8/30/10-9/5/10
- Altoona lost 2-0 in Bowie on 8/30
- But then won 9-1 to clinch the division in Bowie on 8/31
- Tim decided to throw a few black cats on the field for State College, starting on 9/1 with a 1-0 loss
- Then a 3-2 loss on 9/2…
- …and State College barred his media credentials after a 3-0 loss on 9/3.
- The sledding was easier in Altoona after a 11-2 win on 9/4.
- The week in review ended with a 3-2 win on Sunday night against the Reading Phillies.
Here is a recap of the past week…
- A video recap of Bryan Morris from his 8/1/10 start.
- With the GCL season wrapping up, the whole crew recapped the 2010 GCL Pirates season.
- John had an interview with undrafted Pirate, Barrett Phillips who had a nice debut season.
- The “Know Your Enemy” series on the rest of the NL Central kicked off this week with the Houston Astros and the Chicago Cubs.
- Adalberto Santos was named the New York Penn League player of the week.
- Tim previewed this season’s Arizona Fall League and the players the Pirates will be sending.
- Tim discussed the minor league tour he is currently on and the way he evaluates players.
- Wilbur looked at who could be added and who could be removed from the 40 man roster this offseason.
- Tim pondered the differences in perception for Neil Walker versus Jose Tabata.
- Joe Martinez was promoted to the majors.
- Phillip Irwin was promoted from West Virginia to Bradenton, just in time for the Florida State League playoffs.
Some things coming up this week…
- The remaining 3 “Know Your Enemy” articles for Milwaukee, St. Louis, and Cincinnati
- Wrap ups on Indianapolis, West Virginia, and State College’s seasons
- Tim’s thoughts from his marathon tour of the minors