Tag Archives: Andy LaRoche
Over the past seven games, Ryan Church has made the start in right field for the Pittsburgh Pirates five times. Church is currently hitting for a .186/.240/.321 line in… Read more
Some notes from the last two days, plus some news items that I’ve mentioned on Twitter, but have yet to post to the site: -Zach Duke has a minor muscle… Read more
The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up top prospects Brad Lincoln and Jose Tabata, both of which could make their debuts tonight. Lincoln definitely will make his debut, as he is… Read more
Some roster moves for today… -The Pittsburgh Pirates placed Steve Pearce on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained ankle, and called up Neil Walker to take his place. Pearce… Read more
Third baseman Andy LaRoche will miss his third consecutive game with back stiffness tonight.
Between Pittsburgh and Triple-A Indianapolis, the Pirates have a group of eight position players fighting for about five spots in the everyday lineup. Obviously, not all will pan out, but it is difficult to determine exactly which ones will succeed long-term. Luckily, each player comes with some versatility, which gives management some options when filling out a future lineup card.