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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Jameson Taillon Tracker

JAMESON TAILLON SP, The Woodlands HS Age: 18Born: November 18, 1991Height: 6′ 6″Weight: 225Bats: RightThrows: Right Class: Senior Level: Prep Advisor: Hendricks Brothers Links:All Jameson Taillon Posts SCOUTING REPORT Taillon has emerged as the best prep pitcher in the 2010 draft.  The problem is that the Pittsburgh Pirates went out of their way to avoid taking a prep pitcher in the first...

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Altoona Curve Game Recap

I lived in two different areas of Pennsylvania for about 12 years, living in the Altoona area for seven years. Unfortunately, the Altoona Curve didn’t move to the area until 2-3 years after I moved to Virginia.  So despite living in the Altoona area, this was my first visit to Blair County Ballpark. I got to the park early, after making the excellent decision to pick up a jacket from the local mall.  When I left...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 4/14/10

The prospect watch returns for a day, but will take another break until Saturday.  I’ll be heading back up to Pennsylvania tomorrow, visiting family and going to the Pirates game on Friday.  Just like earlier this week, I’ve already got posts scheduled to go up, just no prospect watch due to my limited access to the internet over the next two days. INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis won 3-0 against...

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