Lincoln and Indians Chopped By Braves

Gwinnett Braves  11,  Indianapolis Indians  5 [ box ] 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 10 runs over the first 4 innings, and 9 of them in two frames, sending Tribe starter Brad Lincoln to the showers after just 3 innings. The Indians started the game on a solid note.  With...

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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 scoring with a solo jack off of Karstens in the second inning. Things stayed that way until the fifth inning when the lead changed hands three times in the space of nine...

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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 Aaron Baker and a player to be named later.  Lee and Baker aren’t huge splashes on the trade market, but it’s...

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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.

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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.

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