• Analysis
    Lincoln and Indians Chopped By Braves

    Gwinnett Braves  11,  Indianapolis Indians  5 Brad Lincoln gave up 6 runs on 11 hits in 3 innings The Gwinnett Braves did not appreciate the Indians scoring 8 runs over the first two innings in Saturday night's game.  So they began this afternoon's game at Coolray Field by scoring...

  • Game Recaps
    Game 106 Recap: Phils Mount Late Comeback, Sweep

    The Pirates blew a late two run lead and succumbed in the tenth inning as Philadelphia swept a three game set. Raul Ibanez was the hitting star for the Phillies. He hit a pair of homers and knocked in the game winning run in the tenth with a double. Ibanez started the...

  • News and Rumors
    2011 Trade Deadline Recap: Pirates Get Lee, Ludwick

    For the past month I've been saying that the Pittsburgh Pirates should be looking at potential moves where they upgrade the team, while giving up very little in prospects, all by taking on salary.  That's exactly what the Pirates did at the deadline, acquiring Derrek Lee and Ryan Ludwick in exchange for...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Prospects on Extra Innings Today

    I'll be a guest on Extra Innings with David Todd on 104.7 FM today after the Pittsburgh Pirates game, discussing the 2011 trade deadline.  You can listen live here.... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system, with rates...

  • Transactions
    Michael Crotta Designated for Assignment

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated right handed pitcher Michael Crotta for assignment, in order to make room for newly added outfielder Ryan Ludwick.... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system, with rates lower than $2.25 per month. If...

  • News and Rumors
    Pirates Acquire Ryan Ludwick For PTBNL

    According to Ken Rosenthal, the Pittsburgh Pirates are still in the mix for San Diego Padres outfielder Ryan Ludwick, as of last night.  We heard yesterday from Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports that Cleveland and Pittsburgh were the two teams making up the field for Ludwick, with Cleveland being more likely.  The...

  • News and Rumors
    Pirates Interested in Many Bats

    Jon Paul Morosi mentions on Twitter that the Pittsburgh Pirates are interested in many bats right now, according to a source.  He mentions one name as Omar Infante, a utility player for the Florida Marlins.  Infante has a .266/.314/.330 line in 406 at-bats this year, playing second base.  In his career he's...

  • News and Rumors
    Pirates Could Make Serious Bid For B.J. Upton

    We've heard today that Jason Kubel is the top target for the Pittsburgh Pirates, although the Twins don't want to deal their outfielder, who becomes a free agent after the 2011 season.  Jon Paul Morosi reports that if Kubel is truly off the market, he anticipates the Pirates to make a serious...

  • News and Rumors
    Jason Kubel is the Pirates Top Target

    According to Rob Biertempfel, the Pittsburgh Pirates have Jason Kubel as their top target on the trade market, with about four hours remaining before the trade deadline.  Jenifer Langosch adds that the Pirates are still in on Ryan Ludwick, but that he's not the primary target right now.  She also adds that...

  • News and Rumors
    Another Trade Coming?

    Rob Biertempfel provided an update on Twitter saying that the Pittsburgh Pirates were having a closed door meeting, and that there's a sense another trade might be coming.  We've already heard that the Pirates are still in the mix for outfielder Ryan Ludwick.  At this point, the best addition for the Pirates...

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