All posts tagged "Alex Presley"

  • Prospect Reports
    Homers From Sanchez and Marte Give Indians The Win

    Indianapolis Indians  7,  Gwinnett Braves  5 (Box)   Two home runs in consecutive innings, gave the Indians a win over the Gwinnett Braves at Victory Field tonight.  C Tony Sanchez and RF Starling Marte contributed the home runs, while starter Rudy Owens and three relievers held off the Braves’ batters. Gwinnett got...

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    Pirates Notebook: Bucs Can’t Pull Off Comeback Win; McCutchen Wins Two Awards

    The Pirates have been able to pull off the comeback win 24 times this season. It’s been kind of the theme for the 2012 Bucs, battling back. Last year, the team was only able to pull off 36 over the entire season. So when Pedro Alvarez stepped to the plate after enduring a...

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    Alex Presley Activated From DL, Hague Optioned

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated outfielder Alex Presley from the seven day disabled list. To make room, Matt Hague has been optioned to Indianapolis. Presley will return to the lineup tonight, batting leadoff.... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the...

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    Presley Looking Ready to Return in Indians Win

    Indianapolis Indians  4,  Columbus Clippers  3 (Box)   LF Alex Presley, who has been with the Indianapolis Indians on a rehab assignment, is sending a message to the Pirates that he’s ready to come back.  Presley has shown that he is ready at the plate — he was on base three times...

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    Pirates Notebook: Sloppy Play Leads to Loss; Tabata Struggling in Triple-A

    All it took was one bad inning from the Pittsburgh Pirates to see the club lose the series in Milwaukee and fall a 1/2 game back in the National League Central. A.J. Burnett was cruising along in his 16th start of the season for Pittsburgh. The right-hander was impressive through a few...

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    Homers Help Indians (Twice) In Come-From-Behind Win

    Indianapolis Indians  12,  Columbus Clippers  9 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians and Columbus Clippers traded the lead back and forth tonight at Victory Field, but it was the Indians who came out on top, coming from behind twice for the win.  Neither starting pitcher factored into the decision.  There were five home...

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    Pirates Notebook: Pitching Struggles Against Milwaukee, Presley Set For Rehab Assignment

    Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle shuffled the rotation for the second half of the season and gave the first start to James McDonald. And based on his impressive season, the right-hander deserved it. McDonald entered the All-Star break ranked third in the National League in ERA (2.37) and second in batting average against (.196)....

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    Pirates Notebook: McCutchen Won’t Repeat Second Half Slump

    Andrew McCutchen had learned a lot from his second half struggles last year with the Pirates. After hitting .291 heading into the All-Star break, the club fell out of first place and McCutchen tried to do too much at the plate. He hit just .216 in the second half of the season....

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    Pirates Notebook: Karstens Looking Like the 2011 Version

    PITTSBURGH, PA — Jeff Karstens has been very sharp over his last two outings with Pittsburgh, showing a glimpse of what we saw from the right-hander during the 2011 season. After missing two months of this season due to right-shoulder inflammation, and a set back during a rehab outing with a hip...

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    Alex Presley to the 7-Day DL, Jordy Mercer Recalled

    PITTSBURGH, PA -- The Pittsburgh Pirates placed outfielder Alex Presley on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 4 with a concussion and recalled infielder Jordy Mercer from Triple-A Indianapolis. Presley suffered the injury in the first inning on Tuesday after a diving play. With two outs, Jed Lowrie hit a single...

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