2010 Draft Prospects Rundown 5/10

Here is a recap of how each player did this weekend.  You can click on their name to go to their draft tracker. BRYCE HARPER Harper went 5-for-12 with two homers this weekend, as Southern Nevada wrapped up the regular season portion of their schedule.  Harper finishes the regular season with a .417/.514/.911 line, and 23 homers in 180 at-bats, for a homer every 7.83 at-bats.  The playoffs begin on Wednesday, although...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/10/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis beat Rochester 7-2.  Daniel McCutchen went 5.1 innings, allowing two runs on six hits, with a walk and two strikeouts to get the win.  McCutchen now has a 2.95 ERA in 18.1 innings at the AAA level, with an 8:3 K/BB ratio since being demoted from the majors.  Anthony Claggett pitched 3.2 shutout innings, allowing no hits, one walk, and striking out one to get the save. Luke Carlin...

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Game 32 Live Blog: Pirates vs Reds

Lineups: Pirates: 1. Akinori Iwamura, 2B 2. Andy LaRoche, 3B 3. Andrew McCutchen, CF 4. Garrett Jones, RF 5. Ryan Doumit, C 6. Lastings Milledge, LF 7. Jeff Clement, 1B 8. Ronny Cedeno, SS 9. Ross Ohlendorf, P Reds: 1. Orlando Cabrera, SS 2. Brandon Phillips, 2B 3. Joey Votto, 1B 4. Scott Rolen, 3B 5. Jay Bruce, RF 6. Laynce Nix, LF 7. Drew Stubbs, CF 8. Ryan Hanigan, C 9. Bronson Arroyo, P...

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Notes: Ohlendorf, Bass, International Prospects, VSL

A few afternoon notes… -The Pirates activated starting pitcher Ross Ohlendorf from the 15-day disabled list today, which was expected since Ohlendorf starts tonight against the Reds.  To make room on the active roster, the Pirates designated reliever Brian Bass for assignment.  Bass is out of options, which is why he couldn’t be sent down.  The Pirates will have ten days to waive, trade, or release Bass....

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Pirates go with Burres over Karstens for the rotation

With Ross Ohlendorf set to return from the disabled list tomorrow, the Pittsburgh Pirates had to make a choice between Brian Burres and Jeff Karstens for the final spot in the rotation.  (Anyone remember about a month ago when they were choosing between Daniel McCutchen and Kevin Hart for the same role?)  The Pirates today picked Burres to remain in the rotation, with Karstens going to the bullpen. Neither Burres nor...

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