Pirates Notebook: How long until we see Kevin Hart?

Earlier today it looked like Kevin Hart would be the starting pitcher tomorrow for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Instead, Hart made his regularly scheduled start for Indianapolis, leaving Chris Jakubauskas as the starter tomorrow.  In that start, Hart was excellent, with one run allowed on five hits in five innings, along with a walk and five strikeouts.  This was against the same Louisville team that Hart pitched three no-hit...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 4/23/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis beat Louisville 6-1.  Kevin Hart made the start, which means Chris Jakubauskas will be the starter tomorrow.  That goes against the thinking earlier today that Jakubauskas would be a reliever tonight and Hart would start tomorrow.  Hart had an excellent outing, going five innings, and allowing one run on five hits, with a walk and five strikeouts.  Steven Jackson pitched...

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Game 16 Live Blog: Pirates at Astros

Lineups: Pirates: 1. Akinori Iwamura, 2B2. Andrew McCutchen, CF3. Ryan Church, LF4. Garrett Jones, RF5. Ryan Doumit, C6. Jeff Clement, 1B7. Delwyn Young, 3B8. Paul Maholm, P9. Ronny Cedeno, SS Astros: 1. Michael Bourn, CF2. Jeff Keppinger, 2B3. Lance Berkman, 1B4. Carlos Lee, LF5. Hunter Pence, RF6. Pedro Feliz, 3B7. J.R. Towles, C8. Tommy Manzella, SS9. Roy Oswalt, P <p><a...

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Big College Baseball Matchup Tonight

If you’ve got ESPNU, then tonight at 8:00 PM EST you’ll be able to watch the top college game this week as LSU takes on Mississippi.  Anthony Ranaudo will be pitching against Drew Pomeranz, with both players likely being options for the Pittsburgh Pirates with the number two pick in the June draft.  Right now there’s a few rumors and speculation going around that Pomeranz will be the pick. The game is the...

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Kevin Hart the starter for Saturday

According to Dejan Kovacevic, Kevin Hart will be the Pittsburgh Pirates’ starter on Saturday against the Houston Astros.  DK mentions that Chris Jakubauskas will be called up tonight to help out the bullpen, which we heard as a possibility from Jennifer Langosch yesterday.  This means that Indianapolis will have to look for a new starter tonight, as Hart was scheduled to make his regularly scheduled start. Hart has...

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