John Dreker

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: June 6

    Three former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, including one that played for a World Series winning club. We also have a trade of a big name player and John Fredland, in his Jolly Roger Rewind, takes a look back at a big day from one of the best offensive clubs...

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    Minor League Schedule: 6/6/12

    Jeff Karstens goes tonight for Indianapolis, in what will likely be his last rehab start. He could throw as many as 100 pitches tonight. Tim Alderson looks to continue his strong pitching back in the starting role, while Nick Kingham looks to bounce back from a rough start last week. Both State...

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    Prospect Watch: Strong Pitching by Strickland, Von Rosenberg

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    This Date in Pirates History: June 5

    Just two former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, although one of them went on to the Hall of Fame. It has also been a big date for draft picks in team history as noted below. In his Jolly Roger Rewind, John Fredland recaps a big game for the Pirates’ Bill...

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    Minor League Schedule: 6/5/12

    Zack Von Rosenberg has rejoined the West Virginia rotation after spending the first part of the year in Extended Spring Training. Coming into the season, he was ranked 16th overall in the Pirates Prospects 2012 Prospect Guide.  In Indianapolis tonight, Justin Wilson will face-off against Daisuke Matsuzaka, who carries a record of...

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    Prospect Watch: Big Night for Alex Dickerson

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    The Date in Pirates History: June 4- Part Two

    On a busy day for Pittsburgh Pirates history, we have part two of today’s article. Part one, which can be read here, covers two of the better Pirates players born on this date, catcher Tony Pena and pitcher Bob Klinger. In this article, we have one major trade, three birthdays and a...

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    Minor League Schedule: 6/4/12

    Rudy Owens goes for Indianapolis tonight, opposed on the mound by longtime Pirates starter Zach Duke, who has a 6-2 3.97 record for Syracuse this season. Altoona is off today. They resume their schedule tomorrow night in Reading for a three game series, the start of a six game road trip. Both...

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    This Date in Pirates History: June 4- Pena and Klinger

    With five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, a major trade in team history occurring and a game recap to do, we have split up today’s This Date article into two separate posts. The first one will cover the careers of two significant players in team history, Tony Pena and...

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    The Pirates 1909-10 Off-Season: One Big Change

    The 1909 Pittsburgh Pirates won the World Series over the Detroit Tigers in seven games, the first title in franchise history. The off-season that followed started off slow but ended with a big departure. In September, the Pirates took a couple pitchers and a first baseman in the minor league Rule V...

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