Game 77 Live Blog: Pirates at Cubs

Lineups: Pirates: 1. Jose Tabata, LF 2. Andy LaRoche, 2B 3. Andrew McCutchen, CF 4. Garrett Jones, 1B 5. Lastings Milledge, RF 6. Pedro Alvarez, 3B 7. Ryan Doumit, C 8. Ronny Cedeno, SS 9. Jeff Karstens, P Cubs: 1. Kosuke Fukudome, RF2. Ryan Theriot, 2B3. Derrek Lee, 1B4. Aramis Ramirez, 3B5. Tyler Colvin, CF6. Alfonso Soriano, LF7. Koyie Hill, C8. Starlin Castro, SS9. Ted Lilly, P...

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Videos from last night's Altoona Game

Brad at This is Getting Old was in attendance for the Altoona Curve game last night, and has several videos posted of Bryan Morris, Josh Harrison, and Chase d’Arnaud.  Check out the videos here. Morris pitched seven innings, allowing one run on three hits, with two walks and six strikeouts.  Harrison went 1-for-4 with a double, and d’Arnaud went 2-for-4 with a walk, a triple and two...

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Minors Shuffling 6/29

Some minor moves this afternoon… -Eliecer Navarro has been promoted from State College to West Virginia.  The left hander pitched 8.2 innings with State College this year, putting up a 1.04 ERA, and an 11:1 K/BB ratio.  Navarro, 22, spent the 2009 season in the Gulf Coast League, putting up a 3.77 ERA in 31 innings, with a 6.7 K/9 and a 1.7 BB/9 ratio. -Jason Townsend and Casey Sadler have officially...

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Ross Ohlendorf Will Be Super Two Eligible

MLB Trade Rumors discovered today that the Super Two cutoff after the season will likely be at 2 years, 124 days, which is the lowest the cutoff has been in years.  Following the 2009 season, the Super Two cutoff was 2 years, 139 days. Players who have more than two years of service time, but less than three years are eligible for an extra year of arbitration, as long as they are in the top 17% of service time of the players...

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Pirates sign Matt Curry

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed first baseman Matt Curry, although the move has not been officially announced by the team yet.  Curry signed today, according to a trusted source.  The signing of Curry isn’t a big surprise, as he is a college senior, with his college, TCU, recently being eliminated from the College World Series. Curry, a first baseman, was rated the #65 prospect in the state of Texas by Baseball...

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