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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Live from the Pirates game

I’m just about to head in to PNC Park.  I’ll be sitting at the PBC Club level, right above where the strikeout tally sign is (not sure if I’m required to dance after each strikeout by Zach Duke tonight).  I’ll be updating the Twitter account from the game, so you can follow the updates there. Just a note that I saw today: it looks like Chris Jakubauskas was held from his start tonight in Indianapolis....

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