All posts tagged "Aaron Thompson"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: February 28

    There have been four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date who were all born before 1900 and then one other who played just this past season. Starting with Aaron Thompson(1987) who was a first round draft pick of the Florida Marlins in 2005. The left-hander was traded to the Nationals...

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 11/4 – Three Hits For Hague

    Checking in with some Pirates' players and friends in winter league play.   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Cardenales de Lara  4,  Caribes de Anzoategui  3 Los Caribes had a 3-2 lead going into the bottom of the 8th.  That's when Los Cardenales took the lead and the win with a 2-run homer.  CF Gorkys...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Outright Aaron Thompson to AAA

    Along with the moves that were announced earlier today, the Pittsburgh Pirates have also outrighted left handed pitcher Aaron Thompson to AAA Indianapolis.  This is the second time Thompson has been outrighted off of the 40-man roster, which means he can elect to be a free agent, rather than accepting the assignment....

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 10/26 — Thompson’s Debut

    A few Pirates' players and friends in winter league action: DOMINICAN LEAGUE Aguilas Cibaenas  5,  Toros del Este  2 Starter Aaron Thompson, who pitched for both Altoona and Indianapolis in 2011, made his Dominican League debut tonight, joining manager Dean Treanor's Toros.  Thompson got off to a good start, allowing just one...

  • Game Recaps
    Game 153 Recap: Lincoln, Bucs Blasted by Dodgers

    That was ugly. No question. The Dodgers bombed Pirate pitching for 15 runs and 23 hits. Chad Billingsley cruised through five leisurely innings while Brad Lincoln didn’t get out of the second inning. Lincoln started off with a shaky first. Dee Gordon tripled to lead off. Jamey Carroll’s ground ball out scored...

  • Game Recaps
    Game 144 Recap: Ohlendorf Pounded by Marlins

    The news was mostly bad. There was a little good news. But it doesn’t temper the clobbering that the Pirates took. Omar Infante homered twice and knocked five runs. Logan Morrison had four hits and drove in three. Ross Ohlendorf was ineffective. Infante drove in a run in the first with a...

  • Analysis
    Nancy Zinni’s 2011 Indianapolis Indians Recap Part Two

    Also check out Part One: The Hitters We had high hopes for the Indians' pitchers in 2011.  This was the group of pitchers who won everything with the Altoona Curve in 2010 -- Rudy Owens,  Jared Hughes, Justin Wilson, Tony Watson, Jeff Locke, Bryan Morris, plus relievers Michael Dubee and Danny Moskos. ...

  • Prospect Reports
    Jackson Covers Offense And Defense In Indians Win

    Indianapolis Indians  5,  Louisville Bats  3 Tribe reliever Steven Jackson got in on both sides of the action in the Indians’ win over the Louisville Bats at Louisville Slugger Field on this next-to-last day of the International League season.  The righty pitched 2 innings of relief and earned the...

  • Analysis
    Ciriaco’s Walk-Off Single Gives Indians The Win In The 12th

    Indianapolis Indians  5,  Toledo Mud Hens  4 Pedro Ciriaco hit a walk off single in the 12th inning. Indians' SS Pedro Ciriaco had not played on the same field as his brother Audy since they became professionals, until this series against the Mud Hens.  He's been having a lot...

  • Analysis
    Fryer’s Clutch Hitting Gives Indians A Walk-Off Win

    Indianapolis Indians 3,  Columbus Clippers  2 Eric Fryer had the walk-off hit for the Indians' win.     With two outs and two runners in scoring position in the bottom of the 9th, and the Indians trailing the Clippers 2-1, C Eric Fryer came through with a line drive...

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