Game 115 Live Blog: Pirates at Cubs

Game 115: Pirates at Cubs

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The 2009 VSL Pirates Season Recap

Before this season I hadn’t paid much attention to the Venezuelan Summer League (VSL), mostly because following international prospects was of no interest to me. I’m not saying that international prospects are pointless. I am saying that following international prospects in the Pirates’ system has been like a stock broker reading reviews on the acting jobs of daytime television stars: in the end you’re not...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/13/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games. AAA The Result: Indianapolis lost 7-6 to Columbus. -Jose Tabata did not play. He’s missed the last three games with a minor wrist injury.-Argenis Diaz went 0 for 4 with three strikeouts. Other Game Notes: Eric Hacker pitched 4.1 innings, allowing seven runs on nine hits, with three walks and four strikeouts. Neil Walker went 3 for 4 with a homer. Jeff Clement went 3 for...

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Game 114 Live Blog: Pirates at Rockies

Game 114 – Pirates @ Rockies

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Pirates Notebook: Cedeno could make Wilson/Snell deal a steal

It’s been less than two weeks, which is hardly a good enough sample size to evaluate a trade, but the Jack Wilson/Ian Snell deal is looking great right now. The main reason is probably due to the guy no one expected big things from: Ronny Cedeno. I was against trading Jack Wilson this season, mostly because the Pirates didn’t have an immediate replacement option for him at short, at least not one who could provide the same...

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