Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/5/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis was off today. ALTOONA CURVE (AA) Altoona beat Richmond 5-2 thanks to a big night from Hector Gimenez.  Gimenez went 4-for-4 with two homers and three RBIs.  Matt Hague went 2-for-3 with a walk.  Gorkys Hernandez went 2-for-4 with a run.  Chase d’Arnaud went 1-for-5 with a double and a run. Ross Ohlendorf made a rehab start for Altoona.  Ohlendorf went four shutout...

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Game 27 Live Blog: Pirates vs Cubs

Lineups: Pirates: 1. Bobby Crosby, 2B 2. Andy LaRoche, 3B 3. Andrew McCutchen, CF 4. Garrett Jones, RF 5. Ryan Doumit, C 6. Ryan Church, LF 7. Steve Pearce, 1B 8. Ronny Cedeno, SS 9. Charlie Morton, P Cubs: N/A <p><a href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php?option=com_mobile&task=viewaltcast&altcast_code=4991aa6ea1″ >Game 27: Cubs at...

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April Prospects Rundown: Bradenton Marauders

The Bradenton Marauders have been unreal.  Looking at their stats is like looking at the stats generated from a video game team.  Three starting pitchers have struck out almost a batter per inning, and have a WHIP in the 1.01-1.11 range.  Eight players currently have a .282 batting average or better.  Three of those players are hitting for a .329 average or better.  Five players have an OPS above .800. The...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 5/4/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis lost 3-1 to Lehigh Valley.  Daniel McCutchen made the start, allowing three runs on seven hits in six innings of work, with no walks and three strikeouts.  Justin Thomas pitched a perfect inning in relief, followed by a shutout inning by Steven Jackson, with Jackson allowing three walks. The Indianapolis offense was very quiet today.  Jose Tabata went 2-for-3 with a walk and the...

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Game 26 Live Blog: Pirates vs Cubs

Lineups: Pirates: 1. Akinori Iwamura, 2B 2. Andy LaRoche, 3B 3. Ryan Doumit, C 4. Garrett Jones, RF 5. Ryan Church, CF 6. Lastings Milledge, LF 7. Jeff Clement, 1B 8. Ronny Cedeno, SS 9. Paul Maholm, P Cubs: 1. Ryan Theriot, SS 2. Jeff Baker, 2B 3. Derrek Lee, 1B 4. Marlon Byrd, CF 5. Aramis Ramirez, 3B 6. Alfonso Soriano, LF 7. Xavier Nady, RF 8. Geovany Soto, C 9. Ryan Dempster, P...

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