All posts tagged "Aaron Thompson"

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    Dusty Brown and Aaron Thompson Clear Waivers

    Thompson has cleared waivers and was sent to AA. The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that catcher Dusty Brown and left handed pitcher Aaron Thompson have each cleared waivers.  Brown was designated for assignment last week when Eric Fryer was added to the 40-man roster and called up to the majors.  Thompson was...

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    Transactions Recap: Thompson, Rodriguez, Cooper, Jackson

    Thompson has been designated for assignment. Catching up on the daily roster moves, since I was on the road all day, and haven't figured out a way to clone myself yet: -To make room for Chase d'Arnaud on the 40-man roster, the Pirates designated left handed pitcher Aaron Thompson for assignment.  Thompson...

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    Poor Defense Leads to Altoona Loss Against Richmond

    Thompson struck out seven tonight in 4.2 innings. Altoona got a great effort from starting pitcher Aaron Thompson tonight, as Thompson struck out seven and walked one in 4.2 innings.  However, poor defense in the third inning led to four runs allowed, with only one of them being credited to the left...

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    Aaron Thompson is the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week

    Thompson is the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week. Altoona Curve left hander Aaron Thompson won the Eastern League Pitcher of the Week award, after going 2-0 last week, with an 0.75 ERA.  Thompson made two starts, both lasting six innings, and combined to allow one run on three hits, with two...

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    Five Things That Need to Continue

    The Pirates need D'Arnaud to step up this year as the long term shortstop. It is way too early to be talking about any trends, hot starts, numbers, or anything else from the minor league season, which only started on Thursday.  Some players have gotten off to hot starts, some players have...

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    Pirates Cut Ten Players From Major League Camp

    Locke was optioned to Altoona today. According to Rob Biertempfel, the Pittsburgh Pirates have made ten cuts this morning, lowering their Spring Training roster to 44 players.  The Pirates cut Andrew Lambo, Daniel Moskos, Brian Friday, Aaron Thompson, Alex Presley, Chase D'Arnaud, Tony Watson, Jeff Locke, Gorkys Hernandez, and Ramon Aguero.  Lambo,...

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    2011 Indianapolis Indians Preview: Bullpen

    Today we wrap up the 2011 Indianapolis Indians preview with a look at the bullpen.  So far we've covered the infielders, outfielders, and the starting pitchers.  A few of the players from the starting pitching preview will eventually factor in to the bullpen as well.  Overall, the bullpen isn't that important.  Even...

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    2011 Indianapolis Indians Preview: Starting Pitchers

    Owens is projected to start the 2011 season in Indianapolis, and could be in the majors by the end of June. So far we've looked at the infielders and outfielders who could be playing in Indianapolis during the 2011 season.  Today we'll look at the biggest area of focus for the 2011...

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    Images From Spring Opener (Without the Squashed Manatees)

    As you no doubt know, the Pirates beat up on a hapless junior college squad in their spring opener by a score of several million to one, roughly.  For some reason, the annual game against the junior college Manatees is usually something less than a laugher.  The Pirates even lost a few...

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    Who Could Reach the Majors This Year?

    Owens has a strong chance of arriving in the majors this year. Last year the Pittsburgh Pirates saw the Major League debuts of several young players.  They saw big time prospects like Pedro Alvarez and Jose Tabata reach the majors in mid-season, and stick around.  They also saw a few minor players...

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