Game 42 Live Blog: Pirates vs Braves

Lineups: Pirates: 1. Andy LaRoche, 3B 2. Bobby Crosby, 2B 3. Andrew McCutchen, CF 4. Garrett Jones, RF 5. Ryan Church, LF 6. Ryan Doumit, C 7. Jeff Clement, 1B 8. Ronny Cedeno, SS 9. Ross Ohlendorf, P Braves: 1. Martin Prado, 2B 2. Jason Heyward, RF 3. Chipper Jones, 3B 4. Brian McCann, C 5. Troy Glaus, 1B 6. Eric Hinske, LF 7. Yunel Escobar, SS 8. Nate McLouth, CF 9. Tim Hudson, P...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/20/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) The Indianapolis game was suspended in the fifth inning, with Indianapolis down 8-5.  Jeremy Powell allowed all eight runs in 3.1 innings of work, allowing seven hits and three walks.  Jose Tabata drew two walks and scored twice.  Brian Myrow went 2-for-2 with three RBIs.  Pedro Alvarez went 1-for-2 with an RBI.  Neil Walker went 1-for-2 with a run. ALTOONA CURVE (AA) Altoona beat...

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Pirates activate Donnelly, place Taschner on DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated relief pitcher Brendan Donnelly from the 15-day disabled list, and have placed relief pitcher Jack Taschner on the 15-day disabled list with a tight left hamstring.  The set of moves made it so that the Pirates didn’t have to send anyone down to AAA to make room for Donnelly. This likely buys Jeff Karstens some more time in the bullpen.  Karstens has one option remaining, and seems...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/19/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis lost 7-5 to Scranton-Wilkes Barre.  Michael Crotta had his worst start of the season, allowing seven runs on 12 hits in five innings of work, with a walk and a strikeout.  Justin Thomas pitched two shutout innings, allowing one hit, one walk, and striking out one.  Wilfredo Ledezma and Jean Machi each pitched a shutout inning in relief. Brandon Moss went 2-for-4 with a homer and...

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