Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/23/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis lost to Gwinnett 6-3.  Donald Veal had a rough outing, allowing three runs on four hits in five innings of work, with four walks and six strikeouts.  Steven Jackson pitched two shutout innings, allowing two hits and one walk.  Wilfredo Ledezma picked up the loss, allowing three runs on three hits in 1.2 innings of work.  Two of the runs scored with Jean Machi on the mound....

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/22/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis won 4-3 against Gwinnett.  Brad Lincoln had another strong outing, pitching eight innings, and allowing three runs on five hits, with no walks and three strikeouts.  Lincoln threw 77 pitches, with 50 strikes and 27 balls in his eight innings of work.  Justin Thomas pitched a shutout inning for the save, allowing one hit and striking out one. Jose Tabata and Pedro Alvarez led the...

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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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