• Prospect Reports
    Indians Hurt by Walks In Loss

    Louisville Bats 4,  Indianapolis Indians  2 (Box) A total of 11 batters walked in tonight’s game between the Indianapolis Indians and the Louisville Bats at Louisville Slugger Park in Louisville, Kentucky.  Six of those were Louisville batters, walked by the Indians’ pitchers, and five Tribe batters walked.  Indians’ starter Justin Wilson surrendered...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Dickerson Homers Again, Two Homers For Welch

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  • Analysis
    Pirates Game Tonight vs. Colorado Postponed

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies game one of the three-game set for 7:05 p.m. ET tonight has been postponed due to inclement weather. Instead, the Bucs will face the Rockies in part of a double header scheduled for Wednesday. Tuesday: Right-hander Kevin Correia (1-0, 1.50 ERA) will start for the Bucs...

  • Analysis
    Exploring the Arsenal: Previewing the Rockies’ Probable Starting Pitchers

    Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the Pirates. The charts below show the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2011. These charts are from the catcher’s point of...

  • 2012 Draft
    2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/23

    STATS Mark Appel – 6.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 0 HR, ND Kevin Gausman – 7.0 IP, 10 H, 4 ER, 1 BB, 11 K, 0 HR, W (7-1) Kyle Zimmer – 8.0 IP, 9 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 10 K, 0 HR, W (4-3) Deven Marrero – 2-for-18...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/23/12

    Altoona is off today. When they resume play on Tuesday night, they will begin a three game series at home with Harrisburg.  West Virginia is also off today. They will begin a four game series at home against Savannah on Tuesday night. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here....

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Another Lefty Could Join the Bullpen

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — When the Pittsburgh Pirates broke camp from spring training in Florida, skipper Clint Hurdle said he was going to go with the best seven arms in the bullpen, despite only one of them being a left-hander. Most Major League teams have the luxury of having two southpaws in the...

  • Analysis
    Prospect Trends — Week Ending 4/22

    Junior Sosa It wasn't the best of weeks in the farm system.  Several players who are repeating levels don't seem to be making progress, nor do a couple of upper level position prospects.  On the other hand, two key prospects at Bradenton are turning up the heat, the Alen Hanson Show continues, and a...

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: April 23

    Fiver former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, four of them were pitchers. Starting with the most recent one first: Dave Davidson(1984) Pitcher for the 2007 Pirates. He was a 10th round draft pick of the Pirates in 2002. By the end of his third season in the minors, Dave had...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Dickerson Hits First Homer of the Year

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