Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/4/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis lost 4-2 to Louisville.  Charlie Morton pitched five innings, allowing four runs, three earned, on four hits, with three walks and two strikeouts.  Anthony Claggett pitched two shutout innings, allowing two hits and striking out one.  Daniel Moskos pitched a shutout inning, allowing a walk and a hit.  Brian Bass pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout. Jeff Clement went...

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Game 82 Live Blog: Pirates vs Phillies

Lineups: Pirates: 1. Jose Tabata, LF 2. Neil Walker, 2B 3. Andrew McCutchen, CF 4. Garrett Jones, 1B 5. Pedro Alvarez, 3B 6. Ryan Doumit, C 7. Ryan Church, RF 8. Ronny Cedeno, SS 9. Jeff Karstens, P Phillies: 1. Jimmy Rollins, SS2. Shane Victorino, CF3. Raul Ibanez, LF4. Ryan Howard, 1B5. Ben Francisco, RF6. Greg Dobbs, 3B7. Wilson Valdez, 2B8. Dane Sardinha, C9. Joe Blanton, P...

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Evan Meek Named to the 2010 All-Star Game

It was announced today that Evan Meek will be the Pittsburgh Pirates’ representative on the National League roster of the 2010 All-Star Game.  Meek is in the middle of a tremendous season in which he’s posted a 0.98 ERA in 46 innings of work, with an 8.2 K/9, a 2.2 BB/9, and a .183 BAA. Meek currently has the best ERA in the National League of all players with 30 or more innings pitched, and ranks third behind top...

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Pirates sign Logan Pevny

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed 49th round pick Logan Pevny, a prep pitcher out of West Milford high school.  Pevny, a 6′ 3″, 190 pound right hander, had a commitment to Farleigh Dickinson University, although the dismissal of FDU’s head coach played an important role in Pevny signing with the Pirates. Pevny had a 4.59 ERA in 32 innings, with 49 strikeouts.  His fastball regularly reaches the high-80s....

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/3/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis lost 2-0 to Louisville.  Brian Burres pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on four hits, with no walks and three strikeouts.  Steven Jackson pitched a perfect inning in relief. Erik Kratz went 1-for-4 with a double.  Akinori Iwamura went 2-for-3 with a walk.  Jim Negrych, Jeff Clement, and Kevin Melillo each went 1-for-4. ALTOONA CURVE (AA) Altoona lost to Reading 7-4....

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