• Prospect Watch
    Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/5/11

    Kyle McPherson and Nick Kingham had strong starts, Zack Dodson made his return to West Virginia, and Starling Marte hit his 8th homer of the year.

  • Analysis
    Pirates Prospects on Bucco Talk Tomorrow Morning

    I will be a guest on "Bucco Talk" with Vinnie Richichi tomorrow morning on 93.7 The FAN at 8:40 AM.  You can listen live on The FAN web site.... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system, with rates...

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    What Would Be a Successful 2011 Season?

    It’s been a funny season.  Coming in to the year, people expected 100 losses.  A 72-90 season would have been seen as a good step in the right direction.  If I would have been able to promise you a 75 win season this year, following a 105 loss season last year, the...

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    Taking Another Look at the Pitching Staff

    About a month ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates had one of the best starting pitching rotations in the league.  They were ranked 4th overall, thanks to an impressive stretch where they got at least six innings and two or fewer runs from each starter every time out.  I looked at how good the...

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    Daily Prospect Profile: Brandon Cumpton

    21 earned runs in 10.2 innings.  That's how Brandon Cumpton started his 2011 season with West Virginia.  The 2010 9th round pick signed out of Georgia Tech, where he didn't have the best numbers, putting up a 5.50 ERA in 73.2 innings, along with a 6.5 K/9 and a 3.9 BB/9 ratio....

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 8/5/11

    Today's starting pitchers: Rudy Owens, Kyle McPherson, Jhonathan Ramos, Zack Von Rosenberg and Nick Kingham

  • Analysis
    Ohlendorf Goes 6 Innings, As Indians Overcome 5 Errors

    Indianapolis Indians  4,  Toledo Mud Hens  3 Ross Ohlendorf pitched 6 innings in this rehab start Ross Ohlendorf made his second rehab start with the Indians, though he did not figure into the decisions as the Indians beat the Mud Hens at Victory Field tonight.  The Indians committed a...

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