The Upcoming Roster Crunch

The Pirates have some interesting decisions to make in the next few weeks.  It’s very likely that Neil Walker, Brad Lincoln, Jose Tabata, and Pedro Alvarez could be called up in the next month, and if all four get the call, the current 25-man roster could see some major changes. It’s not a guarantee that all four players will get the call, but for now let’s assume all four players will be up by this time next...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/21/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis finished up their suspended game from yesterday, and ended up losing 10-7.  Indianapolis was down 8-5 when the game was suspended in the fifth inning.  Brian Myrow ended up going 3-for-4 with three RBIs.  Brian Friday went 2-for-4 with two runs scored.  Argenis Diaz went 3-for-4 with a run scored. Indianapolis lost their second game 7-4.  Hayden Penn had a rough start,...

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Game 42 Live Blog: Pirates vs Braves

Lineups: Pirates: 1. Andy LaRoche, 3B 2. Bobby Crosby, 2B 3. Andrew McCutchen, CF 4. Garrett Jones, RF 5. Ryan Church, LF 6. Ryan Doumit, C 7. Jeff Clement, 1B 8. Ronny Cedeno, SS 9. Ross Ohlendorf, P Braves: 1. Martin Prado, 2B 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Chipper Jones, 3B 4. Brian McCann, C 5. Troy Glaus, 1B 6. Eric Hinske, LF 7. Yunel Escobar, SS 8. Nate McLouth, CF 9. Tim Hudson, P...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/20/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) The Indianapolis game was suspended in the fifth inning, with Indianapolis down 8-5.  Jeremy Powell allowed all eight runs in 3.1 innings of work, allowing seven hits and three walks.  Jose Tabata drew two walks and scored twice.  Brian Myrow went 2-for-2 with three RBIs.  Pedro Alvarez went 1-for-2 with an RBI.  Neil Walker went 1-for-2 with a run. ALTOONA CURVE (AA) Altoona beat...

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