• Analysis
    Presley And Lincoln And The Pink Shoes Lead The Tribe To A Win

    Indianapolis Indians  6,  Norfolk Tides  2
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    IMG_5358The Indianapolis Indians earned a split of both the 4-game series and the 8-game season series with the Norfolk Tides, with a win today at Harbor Park in Norfolk, Virginia....

  • Analysis
    Game 34 Recap: Doumit’s Dinger Lifts Bucs Late

    Hanrahan picked up his tenth save. The Pirates blew another late lead, but a three run homer from Ryan Doumit in the bottom of the eighth brought the Pirates back from the brink. James McDonald pitched very well. Instead of a win, he gets a no decision. The Pirates had a couple...

  • Analysis
    Wins All Around For the Minor Affiliates, Including Taillon’s First



    Bradenton Marauders  6,  Charlotte Stone Crabs  2
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    Three 2-run innings gave the Marauders enough fire power to get past the Stone Crabs and salvage the last game of this 3-game series.  Starter Kyle McPherson earned his second win of the season, allowing 2 runs on...

  • Analysis
    Second Baseman Heinie Reitz

    Going into the 1899 season the Pirates saw a chance to upgrade half of their double play combo of 2B Dick Padden and SS Bones Ely by acquiring a veteran star player from the lowly Washington Senators teams. The Senators never had a winning season in the eight year history of the...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/8/11

    For a more in depth review of yesterday’s games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. Jameson Taillon gets the start today for West Virginia, his third pro start. The last two days only West Virginia has won a game, last night’s 1-0 contest, and the four...

  • Analysis
    Game 33 Recap: Morton Continues Electricity

    Overbay hit his second home run to start the scoring. Charlie Morton picked up his fourth win of 2011 by going 7-2/3 innings against Houston. The Pirates offense showed some signs of life with to multi-run outbursts. The fun started in the second when Lyle Overbay drilled a lead off homer against...

  • Analysis
    Rough First Inning Sinks Wilson and Tribe

    Norfolk Tides  5,  Indianapolis Indians  2
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    IMG_5330Justin Wilson (photo) pitched 4 strong innings, allowing just 2 hits and a walk tonight at Harbor Park in Norfolk, Virginia.  Unfortunately for Wilson and the Indians, those 4 innings...

  • Analysis
    Curve Are Two-Hit; Power Scratch Out 1-0 Win

    Saturday evening action with the Pirates' lower minor league affiliates:

    Richmond Flying Squirrels  5,  Altoona Curve  0
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    Strong pitching by Richmond and one big inning for the Squirrels' batters combined for another Curve loss.  The Curve were held to just two hits -- one each by...

  • Prospect Watch
    Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/7/11

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