Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/22/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games. AAA The Result: Indianapolis lost 3-1 to Durham. -Argenis Diaz has been added to the Prospect Tracker. He has been assigned to AAA. Other Game Notes: Neil Walker went 1 for 4 with a homer. Tom Gorzelanny pitched six innings, allowing one unearned run, with four hits, one walk, and nine strikeouts. AA The Result: Altoona lost 7-2 to Reading. -Jose Tabata went 0 for 4. -Gorkys...

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Adam LaRoche Traded to Red Sox

UPDATE 1:41 PM: The 40-Man Roster/Payroll chart is updated with the move. Argenis Diaz replaces LaRoche on the 40-man roster. Assuming the Pirates didn’t send any money to the Red Sox (and there’s no word yet), the Pirates saved $3 M on this deal. The Payroll Commitments Chart, 25-Man Roster page, and Neal Huntington trade history has also been updated. I’m guessing Garrett Jones is going to take over at first base...

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Pirates Notebook: Famous Dave

What does it say about the “Dave Kerwin” situation that my blog has received a record amount of hits today, all thanks to the Dave Kerwin Gear? That’s in part to a link from Anthony Witrado on the Brewers Blog at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. But let’s consider this: from the time I started this blog in late January, to the time of the draft, my blog has been heavily focused on prospects and the 2009 draft....

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/21/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games. AAA The Result: Indianapolis beat Durham 2-1, scoring the winning run in the bottom of the 9th. Game Notes: Ian Snell went six innings, allowing one run on three hits, with four walks and nine strikeouts. Brian Bixler went 2 for 4 with a run. Lastings Milledge went 1 for 5 with a run. Steve Pearce went 1 for 3. Neil Walker went 1 for 4. AA The Result: Altoona beat Reading 6-5...

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