Notes: Brandon Jones, Brian Burres, Jeff Karstens

A few notes from today after a great win against the Brewers… -Brandon Jones has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Indianapolis, according to Dejan Kovacevic.  So not much of a change, except Jones isn’t on the 40-man roster anymore.  He is eligible for minor league free agency at the end of the season if he isn’t on the 40-man roster at the time. -Brian Burres will make the start tomorrow in Los...

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Pirates Notebook: Breath of Fresh Air

I was getting ready to sit down and watch the game tonight when I got called in to do some work for the Census Bureau.  Luckily I’m just doing courier work, which means while other people are visiting houses where people haven’t filled out the census, I’m just driving from office to office picking up payroll forms.  That allowed me to listen to the game tonight on XM, with Bob Uecker doing the broadcasting,...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 4/27/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis won 7-2 against Pawtucket.  Brian Friday had a big day at the plate, going 3-for-4 with two doubles, two runs, and an RBI.  Surprisingly, the bulk of the offense came from Argenis Diaz, who went 2-for-2 with a walk, and knocked in four RBIs.  Diaz, known for being a defensive only shortstop, is hitting for a .294/.308/.265 line on the season.  Nothing really impressive, as...

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Game 20 Live Blog: Pirates at Brewers

Lineups: Pirates: 1. Andrew McCutchen, CF2. Andy LaRoche, 3B3. Lastings Milledge, LF4. Garrett Jones, RF5. Ryan Doumit, C6. Jeff Clement, 1B7. Akinori Iwamura, 2B8. Jeff Karstens, P9. Ronny Cedeno, SS Brewers: 1. Rickie Weeks, 2B2. Craig Counsell, SS3. Ryan Braun, LF4. Prince Fielder, 1B5. Casey McGehee, 3B6. Jim Edmonds, CF7. Corey Hart, RF8. George Kottaras, C9. Randy Wolf, P...

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Pirates Notebook: Could Pearce or Walker be on the way?

It seems like every night I’ve got some post talking about upcoming roster moves, the roster moves that were made that day, and any other contingency that could affect the roster moves.  Tonight we’ve got a new batch of updates, leading to some speculation. First, the Pirates designated John Raynor for assignment, and purchased the contract of Jeff Karstens, according to Dejan Kovacevic.  Karstens will start...

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