The 2011 Roster Crunch

When I started working on this yesterday, I was going to do a simple look at the projected 40-man roster and payroll for the 2011 season following the 2010 trade deadline. However, I found that, unlike last year, this was far from a simple task.  I found this out right away when I tried to do a simple projection of the 25-man roster, based off of the current roster we have now in Pittsburgh. There are 16 players on the current roster...

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WV Power Game Notes- 8/03/10

Delmarva Shorebirds (16-21, 48-59) at West Virginia Power (16-21, 47-60) Game 108 | August 3, 2010 | Appalachian Power Park | Charleston, WV Play-by-Play: Adam Marco Radio: Power Baseball Network and wvpower.com TODAY’S MATCHUP RH Jesse Beal (7-5, 3.70) vs. RH Kyle McPherson (5-9, 3.99) Beal- Surrendered 5 R on 8 H with 1 BB and 1 K over 4.0 IP in 7/22 ND @ HIC (7-5 Crawdads) McPherson- Allowed 0 R on 0 H with 1 BB and 0 K over 2.0...

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West Virginia vs Lakewood Series Recap – Hitters

The following game report is from Omar, who was in attendance for the West Virginia Power/Lakewood Blueclaws series this past week. Also, be sure to check out his report on the West Virginia pitchers. On the hitting side of the team I’ll remind you that they were facing some real good pitchers, and in the Saturday game the home plate umpire’s strike zone got huge from the 5th inning on for both teams, so keeping those...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/2/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) GAME STORY Indianapolis lost 4-1 to Norfolk.  Michael Crotta pitched seven innings, allowing four runs on four hits, with a walk and six strikeouts.  Derek Hankins pitched a shutout inning, allowing a walk and a hit, and striking out one. Brandon Moss went 2-for-4.  Kevin Melillo went 1-for-3 with a double and an RBI.  Luke Carlin went 1-for-3 with a double and a run.  Alex Presley went 1-for-3. ALTOONA...

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Lyles Smacks Fifth Homer, But Spikes Fall To Jammers, 11-3

LYLES SMACKS FIFTH HOMER, BUT SPIKES FALL TO JAMMERS, 11-3 BOX SCORE GAME LOG STATE COLLEGE – Chase Lyles delivered his team-leading fifth home run of the season, a solo shot to left field in the eighth inning, but it was not enough as the State College Spikes went down to defeat at the hands of the Jamestown Jammers, 11-3, on Monday night at Russell Diethrick Park. Lyles’s home run off of Jamestown reliever Zach Robertson was part of...

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