All posts tagged "Alex Presley"

  • Injury Updates
    Jordy Mercer in Pittsburgh, But Who Will He Replace?

    After Wednesday's game, infielder Jordy Mercer was in the Pirates clubhouse. Mercer said he arrived to Pittsburgh this morning due to Alex Presley suffering from concussion-like symptoms. Presley was replaced by Gorkys Hernandez in the bottom of the fifth inning on Tuesday. Presley suffered the injury after a diving play in the...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Bucs Playing With Confidence, Finishing the First Half Strong

    PITTSBURGH, PA — Today marked the halfway point of the season. If the first half is any indicator for what is in store in the second part of the season, Pittsburgh Pirate fans and the city better buckle up, because it’s going to be a fun team to watch. The club entered game...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Perhaps This Year IS Different

    PITTSBURGH, PA — Drew Sutton hasn’t been wearing Black and Yellow for very long, but he had quite the moment on Tuesday night. After Joel Hanrahan blew just his third save of the season to the Houston Astros on a two out, two-strike RBI double, the game went to the bottom of...

  • Analysis
    Alex Presley Making a Strong Return to the Majors

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Since rejoining the Pirates on Tuesday, Alex Presley has been showing some improvement at the plate. Over four games with Pittsburgh, the outfielder has gone 5-for-18 (.278 avg) with a double, triple, home run and has added a much needed spark at the top of the lineup. "Better ownership...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Struggling Bats Come Alive

    The Pittsburgh Pirates bats broke out for eight runs on 12 hits on Tuesday against first place Cincinnati. Most of the damage came from three players — who combined to drive in six of the club’s eight runs — that have struggled to get their bats going this season. Clint Barmes and...

  • Transactions
    Alex Presley Recalled; Gorkys Hernandez Optioned to Triple-A

    The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled outfielder Alex Presley from Triple-A Indianapolis. Presley will bat lead off for the Bucs tonight in the first game of a three game series against the Reds in Cincinnati. After being demoted to Triple-A on May 16, Presley hit for a .277/.385/.631 line over 65 at-bats. The outfielder connected...

  • Prospect Reports
    Three Errors Lead To Indians’ Loss In Karstens’ Rehab Start

    Syracuse Chiefs  7,   Indianapolis Indians  5 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians committed three errors tonight at Victory Field, and the Syracuse Chiefs jumped at the opportunity presented to them, to defeat the Tribe.   Jeff Karstens made another rehab start with the Indians, and he suffered the loss. Starling Marte started the game...

  • Prospect Reports
    Three Indians Pitchers Combine For a Four-Hit Shutout

    Indianapolis Indians 4,  Durham Bulls  0 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians finished up their 4-game series against the Durham Bulls with a shutout tonight at Victory Field.  Three Tribe pitchers combined to hold the Bulls to just 4 hits:  starter Rick VandenHurk, reliever Duke Welker, and reliever Bryan Morris.  VandenHurk earned his...

  • Prospect Reports
    Inside-The-Park Homer Defeats Indians In The 10th

    Durham Bulls  5,  Indianapolis Indians  4 (Box)   The Indians scored 4 runs in the 1st inning of this afternoon’s game at Victory Field, but it was not enough.  The Bulls tied the score in the 6th, then broke the tie in the 10th inning with an inside-the-park home run by former...

  • Prospect Reports
    Owens Strikes Out Seven And Clement Homers In Indians Win

    Indianapolis Indians  3,  Durham Bulls  1 (Box)   The two starting pitchers combined for 15 strikeouts at Victory Field tonight.  Even though Bulls’ starter Chris Archer had 8 strikeouts to the Tribe’s Rudy Owens’ 7, it was Owens who earned the win, his 3rd of the season.  Owens also made a pair...

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