• Prospect Reports
    Indians Work Around Three Errors For A Win

    Indianapolis Indians  6,  Norfolk Tides  4 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians began their 4-game series against the Norfolk Tides with a win at Harbor Park in Norfolk, Virginia tonight.  The win gives the Tribe a 4-1 record so far on this 8-game road trip, after they won the series in Durham 3...

  • Game Recaps
    Big Night From Alvarez Can’t Overcome Rough Start From Morton

    The Pittsburgh Pirates scored seven runs tonight, which was only the second time this season they’ve scored more than five runs. Pedro Alvarez had another big night at the plate, going 2-for-4 with his sixth homer of the year. Unfortunately for the Pirates, they also gave up ten runs, which was the...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Recall Jared Hughes

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled Jared Hughes to replace right-hander Evan Meek in the bullpen. Meek was demoted to Triple-A after yesterday's game. Hughes was demoted to the minors on April 21st, and made a brief appearance on the roster in the double-header against the Rockies last week.... This content is for...

  • Analysis
    Exploring the Arsenal: Previewing the Cardinals’ 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 the season indicated. These charts are from the catcher’s...

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: May 1

    Busy day for former Pittsburgh Pirates/Alleghenys birthdays. We have seven players in all to cover today, plus a trade to breakdown. Before I start into all of that information, I want to wish a happy 57th birthday to Pirates pitching coach, Ray Searage. He has spent ten seasons coaching in the Pirates...

  • Analysis
    Weekly Prospects Chat Transcript 5/1

    Below is the transcript for this week's prospects chat. ... 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 you're already a member, you can log in below. Login

  • Analysis
    Walker and McCutchen’s Power Outage

    With April 2012 now come and gone, Andrew McCutchen enters May with zero home runs.  This marks the first month in his career that he has not hit at least one home run.  Additionally, McCutchen has no triples and only 6 doubles.  The fewest extra base hits McCutchen has previously ever had in...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/1/12

    West Virginia is off today. When they resume play on Wednesday, they will play a doubleheader in Asheville with two top twenty prospects on the mound, Zack Dodson and Nick Kingham. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here. Triple-A: Indianapolis (12-11) @ Norfolk (9-14) 7:15pm Probable starter: Daniel Cabrera...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: Who Could Replace Meek on the Roster?

    After tonight's game, the Pirates optioned Evan Meek to Triple-A. The team will make a corresponding move tomorrow. Clint Hurdle prefers to have two left-handers, so the favorites to replace Meek are Daniel Moskos and Doug Slaten. Moskos is on the 40-man roster, so no corresponding move would need to be made. Slaten...

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