• Game #80 vs. Nationals; Protesting the Pirates

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Gorzelanny vs. Jason Bergmann | Box The protest results are covered in a separate thread.  I'll keep updating it as more headlines pop up; if you see anything that I missed, feel free to leave a comment. I'm not sure how much the game mattered tonight.  Most...

  • Indians Lose Two in Columbus

    GAME ONE -- started yesterday boxscore (photos by NancyZ) The Indianapolis Indians lost both ends of today's double-header to the Columbus Clippers, both the completion of yesterday's suspended game, and today's 7-inning game. The Tribe was shut out in the suspended game, 4-0, and they only managed one run in...

  • Game #79 vs. Nationals

    PNC Park | 7:05 | Snell vs. Matt Chico | Box Rarely do you see the Pirates erupt with a show of such sheer jubilation as you did on Friday night. Jose Bautista's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth scored Jose Castillo, and the Pirates walked off with a 3-2...

  • The Lost Generation – Part 1, Sean Burnett

    The Pirates' starting rotation has contained highly touted, homegrown arms Ian Snell, Tom Gorzelanny, Zach Duke, and Paul Maholm for a few years now. Several years ago, the Pirates had another group of promising young pitchers, each selected in the first round in a three year period. Sean Burnett (2000), John Van...

  • The Time has Come for a Pirate Revolution

    I can no longer ignore tomorrow's protest. I've held off as long as possible, waiting to make my stance known---but the time has come to say what I need to say. I don't think it's enough. By now you've likely heard the reasons behind the walkout organized by Andy Chomos and Sean...

  • Indy Indians: Suspended

    The Indianapolis Indians started the game against the Columbus Clippers at Cooper Stadium in Columbus, but they didn't get far. Rain interrupted the game in the bottom of the 3rd inning with one out and a baserunner on second. Left-hander Sean Burnett started the game for the Indians. He gave up...

  • Game #78 at Florida

    Dolphin Stadium | 12:05 | Duke vs. Scott Olsen | Box So, I live blogged the first hour of the game today. When I left, the Pirates trailed, 5-0. The Marlins won, 9-7. Zach Duke took the loss, as he allowed 6 runs and 12 hits in 4 innings. Our bats narrowed...

  • Taking a Look at the Pirates' Offensive Offense

    Dejan implied in Monday's live chat that hitting, not pitching, has had the greater effect on the team's failures---and successes---so far in 2007. The rankings don't lie: A .250 team average is more significant than a 4.55 staff ERA. A number of Pirates are underachieving this year. Two, though, stand out from...

  • Indians Fall to Clippers

    boxscore (photo by NancyZ) The Indianapolis Indians left 11 base runners stranded and made two errors tonight, as they lost to the Columbus Clippers by a score of 7-5 at Cooper Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. The Tribe out-hit the Clippers, 12 hits to 9, but...

  • Our Indians All-Stars

    . . The International League today announced the roster for the 2007 All-Star Team. Three of our Indianapolis Indians are on the roster! Brian Bixler -- starting Shortstop for the All-Star Team Yurendell de Caster -- infielder Bryan Bullington -- right handed pitcher It has not yet been announced which pitcher will be starting the game for the IL...

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