Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 4/17/10

The prospect watch returns to it’s regular nightly schedule… INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis lost 3-2 to Toledo tonight.  Chris Jakubauskas made a nice start, pitching five innings and allowing two runs on five hits, with three walks and seven strikeouts.  Brian Bass came on for three innings of relief, giving up a run on a solo homer, his only hit allowed.  Jean Machi also pitched a perfect inning...

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Game 11 Live Blog: Pirates vs Reds

Lineups: Pirates: Akinori Iwamura, 2BAndrew McCutchen, CFLastings Milledge, LFGarrett Jones, RFRyan Doumit, CDelwyn Young, 3BJeff Clement, 1BDaniel McCutchen, PRonny Cedeno, SS Reds: 1. Chris Dickerson, CF2. Orlando Cabrera, SS3. Joey Votto, 1B4. Brandon Phillips, 2B5. Jonny Gomes, LF6. Jay Bruce, RF7. Ramon Hernandez, C8. Miguel Cairo, 3B9. Johnny Cueto, P <p><a...

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Notes: Hayden Penn, Ramon Vazquez, Indianapolis Indians

A few Saturday afternoon notes as I catch up from the last few days: -Hayden Penn has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to AAA by the Pirates.  However, Penn has until Monday to accept the assignment, or to elect to become a free agent.  The reason for this is because this is the second time Penn has been designated for assignment and outrighted to the minors.  Any player who is removed from the 40-man roster and...

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Ross Ohlendorf to DL, McCutchen recalled to start tonight

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed right-handed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive 4/12, and have recalled right-handed pitcher Daniel McCutchen to start tonight’s game, according to the BucsInsider Twitter account.  By placing Ohlendorf on the disabled list, the Pirates were able to call up McCutchen early, as otherwise they would have had to wait ten days after optioning him to the minors....

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Photos from the Pirates Game

I’ve uploaded 102 photos from last night’s Pirates game to the BUCCO Fans Facebook page.  Here are a few of my favorites: It always seems to rain when I go to a Pirates game, only to clear up right around game time… Andrew McCutchen signing autographs before the game… Reds starter Mike Leake, who I followed last year in my 2009 draft coverage. Hard to believe he pretty much went straight to the...

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