All posts tagged "Aaron Thompson"

  • Game Recaps
    Game 129 Recap: Bucs Toss Combined Shutout Against Brewers

    Pittsburgh earned a split of the four game set with Milwaukee as four pitchers combined on a shutout. The Pirates only managed four safeties, but pushed across two runs to beat Shaun Marcum. Aaron Thompson threw 4-1/3 scoreless innings in his Major League Debut. The good stuff started in the first. Jose...

  • Analysis
    Figueroa’s Tribe Debut Spoiled By Clippers

    Columbus Clippers  2,  Indianapolis Indians  1 Nelson Figueroa signed a minor league contract yesterday. The newest member of the Indians, pitcher Nelson Figueroa, made the start tonight at Victory Field, but suffered the loss despite a solid debut performance.  Figueroa pitched 7 innings, in his first game since August...

  • Transactions
    Ludwick to the DL, Thompson Called Up

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed outfielder Ryan Ludwick on the 15-day disabled list today with mid-back muscle spasms.  The move is retroactive August 23rd.  As a corresponding move, they have also purchased the contract of left hander Aaron Thompson, who will make the start in today's game against the Milwaukee Brewers. I...

  • Analysis
    Daily Prospect Profile: Previewing Aaron Thompson

    Last week I did a Daily Prospect Profile on Aaron Thompson, after a successful outing in AAA.  I've seen Thompson twice this year, both with Altoona, and had this to say about his performance and future: I saw Thompson twice early in the season with Altoona.  His former 90-91 MPH fastball that...

  • Transactions
    Transactions: Ciriaco, Pearce, Thompson, Figueroa

    A few transactions to catch up on from today: -The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled infielder Pedro Ciriaco and have placed Steve Pearce on the 15-day disabled list. -No move yet, but Aaron Thompson is in Pittsburgh, and is expected to be added to the team, possibly by tomorrow to make a spot...

  • Analysis
    Presley And Bowker Lead Indians To Snap Losing Streak

    Indianapolis Indians  3,  Louisville Bats  2 Alex Presley had three doubles and a single tonight. Seven hits, including 4 doubles, from LF Alex Presley and RF John Bowker, plus 10 innings and a throwing error, and the Indians snapped their 5-game losing streak with a win over the Louisville...

  • Analysis
    Daily Prospect Profile: Aaron Thompson

    Thompson has fallen from being a former first round pick. During the 2010-2011 off-season, the Pittsburgh Pirates claimed left hander Aaron Thompson off of waivers from the Washington Nationals.  Thompson was a former first round pick for the Florida Marlins during the 2006 draft, and was eventually traded to Washington in exchange...

  • Analysis
    Bats’ 9th-Inning Rally Spoils Tribe Pitchers’ Afternoon

    Louisville Bats  2,  Indianapolis Indians  1 Matt Hague hit the only RBI for the Indians A 9th-inning rally by the Bats, aided by a wild pitch, gave Louisville a walk-off win over the Indians at Louisville Slugger Park this afternoon on the Ohio River.  The Bats put up only...

  • Analysis
    Tabata Goes 3-for-4 As Indians Sink Clippers

    Indianapolis Indians  8,  Columbus Clippers  1 John Bowker had a single and a double tonight. The Indianapolis Indians recorded 14 hits on their way to 8 runs at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio  tonight, overwhelming the Clippers in the first game of this 2-game series.  Four Tribe pitchers, Tony...

  • Transactions
    8/10 Transactions: Aaron Thompson, Dan Gamache

    Two minor league transactions today: -Aaron Thompson has been promoted from Altoona to Indianapolis.  The left hander, who was a first round pick in 2006 by the Florida Marlins, was claimed off of waivers over the off-season by the Washington Nationals.  In 83.2 innings this year in Altoona he put up a...

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