Jameson Taillon/MLB Draft Signing FAQs

I was talking to my dad yesterday about the Pirates draft, and something occurred to me: I probably have way too much of the MLB Rule Book committed to memory, specifically the rules involving player contracts.  I kind of just assume everyone knows these rules, so they go unsaid most of the time on here.  After my conversation with my dad, I thought up some more topics, and decided to cover a lot of the comments and questions that are...

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Andrew Lambo, Jose Ascanio Injury Updates

Two injury updates from yesterday… -Andrew Lambo has a sprained shoulder after running in to a wall in Sunday’s game, according to Dejan Kovacevic.  Kyle Stark said that Lambo has a sprained AC joint, and will probably be impacted by it the rest of the season.  Lambo should be able to return “sooner rather than later” according to Stark. Lambo was acquired at the end of July in the Octavio Dotel trade.  The...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/17/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis was off. ALTOONA CURVE (AA) Altoona beat Portland 4-2.  Tony Watson pitched three innings, allowing two runs on six hits, with three walks and two strikeouts.  Mike Colla pitched three shutout innings, allowing a hit, three walks and one strikeout.  Anthony Claggett pitched two perfect innings.  Daniel Moskos pitched a shutout inning, allowing a walk and a hit. Jordy Mercer went 1-for-3 with a...

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WV Power Post Game Report- 8/18/10

WEST VIRGINIA POWER POST GAME REPORT Appalachian Power Park 601 Morris St. Suite 201 Charleston, WV 25310 www.wvpower.com DATE:  August 17, 2010 Final Asheville   4      West Virginia   1 HIGHLIGHTS: The West Virginia Power lost 4-1 to the Asheville Toursits on Tuesday night at Appalachian Power Park.  Asheville scored a run in each of the first three innings, and the Power finished the game 0-12 with runners in scoring position....

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Spikes’ Efforts Not Enough To Prevent AL From 4-3 All-Star Win

SPIKES’ EFFORTS NOT ENOUGH TO PREVENT AL FROM 4-3 ALL-STAR WIN BOX SCORE GAME LOG STATEN ISLAND, NY – Matt Curry, Adalberto Santos and Jhonathan Ramos each represented the State College Spikes and the Pittsburgh Pirates organization well at the 2010 New York-Penn League All-Star Game, but three eighth-inning runs led to an American League victory over the Spikes and the National Leaguers, 4-3, on Tuesday night at Richmond County Bank...

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