Who Could Take James McDonald’s Spot in the Rotation?

The Pittsburgh Pirates had Jeanmar Gomez in the rotation after dropping Jonathan Sanchez last week. Gomez was expected to be replaced this weekend by Francisco Liriano. Today, James McDonald went on the 15-day disabled list, which put Gomez back in the rotation for the short-term. Liriano is still set to join the rotation on Saturday, but the Pirates will need a starter to replace McDonald on Sunday. Here are my thoughts on who could...

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Prospect Watch: Polanco Homers to Continue Hot Streak; Sadler and Oliver Dominant

Top Pitcher: Casey Sadler, Top Hitter: Gregory Polanco, HR: Felix Pie, Alex Dickerson, Gregory Polanco

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Top Performers: Three International Left-Handers Making Some Noise

Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The top ten and the bottom five starts are broken down below the chart. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates’ minor league affiliate, with no limitations on whether the starting pitcher has prospect eligibility. *Game Score is a stat created by Bill James used to determine how good a pitcher’s...

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Minor League Schedule: 5/6/13

Today’s Starters: Andy Oliver, Casey Sadler, Adrian Sampson, Tyler Glasnow

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Stolmy Pimentel is the Pirates Prospects Pitcher of the Month For April

Each week we run our “Top Performers” series, looking at the best pitchers and hitters from the previous week. This year we will also be recapping each month in order to award the Pitcher and Player of the month.¬†Below are the average pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the month of April. The rankings include every pitcher who made at least four starts for a Pirates’ minor league...

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