• Tribe Pitchers Contain Bison

    Memorial Day  -- photo by NancyZ boxscore The Indianapolis Indians' pitchers combined to hold the Buffalo Bison to six hits and one run, as the Indians slipped by the Bison by a score of 2-1 at Victory Field tonight. Indians' starter John Van Benschoten earned his 5th win...

  • Late Rally Defeats Indians

    boxscore The Indianapolis Indians had a 5-run 4th inning to take the lead, but fell to a late-inning rally by the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees yesterday in Scranton, losing to the Yankees by a score of 8-5. The loss gives the Indians a 2-2 split of the series with Scranton, and a 6-6...

  • Game #50 at Cincinnati

    Great American Ballpark | 1:15 | Snell vs. Kyle Lohse | Box Drive Thru Attendent: May I help you? Ian Snell: I'd like some run support, please Attendent: I'm sorry we're out of that. How about a season full of tough losses? Snell: No thanks Attendent: You're getting some anyway Snell: This...

  • Transaction Analysis – Sharpless recalled, Rogers optioned to AAA

    Pirates recall RHP Josh Sharpless from AAA Indianapolis; RHP Brian Rogers optioned to AAA Indianapolis. Sharpless receives another shot with the big league club after failing to make the team out of spring training. The Beaver, PA native threw 12 innings for the Bucs in 2006, posting a 1.50 ERA while strugglling...

  • Greg Brown says the Pirates are world beaters

    It was a sick joke, for sure. Even said tongue-in-cheek, Brown's in-game commentary made my blood boil a bit. I've been waiting for an opportunity to continue my David Littlefield retrospective---you know, a time when all the discussion wouldn't surround the hapless present-day Bucs---but I'm not sure it'll ever arrive. Our black...

  • Indians: Bullington Wins #7

    boxscore Bryan Bullington -- photo by NancyZ Indians' pitchers Bryan Bullington (photo by NancyZ ) and Josh Sharpless combined to allow only 4 hits and two runs in today's 6-2 victory over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees in Scranton this afternoon. Bullington, the Pittsburgh Pirates' 2002 first round draft pick from...

  • Game #49 at Cincinnati

    Great American Ballpark | 1:10 | Duke vs. Kirk Saarloos | Box The Pirates hammered Kirk Saarloos. He didn't even get anybody out. Then Jerry Narron removed him for former Pirate Victor Santos. The Bucs scored five times in the first, highlighted by an upper deck three run bomb from Jason Bay...

  • Game #48 at Cincinnati

    Great American Ballpark | 7:10 | Chacon vs. Bronson Arroyo | Box I'm surprised. The Pirates gave a no decision to Aaron Harang yesterday and beat up on the shabby Cincy bullpen. Tonight they got after Bronson Arroyo early to beat the Reds two best hurlers. Jason Bay doubled in a run...

  • Tribe Loses in Ten Innings

    boxscore The Indianapolis Indians got off to a good start, but came up short in extra innings, losing to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees 4-3 this evening in Scranton. Indians' starter Sean Burnett pitched 7 innings, giving up 3 runs (all earned) on just 6 hits, while walking 3 and striking out 3 batters. ...

  • Player Profile: Russ Johnson

    Russ Johnson  -- photo by NancyZ RUSS JOHNSON Born: February 22, 1973, Denham Springs, Louisiana Ht: 5' 10'' Wt: 180 lb Bats: R Throws: R Russ Johnson was born and raised in Denham Springs, Louisiana, where he attended Denham Springs High, and...

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