Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/24/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games. AAA The Result: Indianapolis won 3-1 against Buffalo. -Argenis Diaz went 0 for 3 with a run. Other Game Notes: Lastings Milledge went 1 for 4. Brian Bixler went 2 for 4 with his fifth homer of the year. Eric Hacker pitched seven innings, allowing one unearned run on seven hits. AA The Result: Altoona lost 2-1 to Akron. -Jose Tabata went 3 for 4. -Gorkys Hernandez went 1 for 5...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/15/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games. AAA Indianapolis was off for their All-Star Break. AA Altoona was off for their All-Star Break. A+ The Result: Lynchburg lost 8-4 to Potomac. -Chase D’Arnaud went 0 for 4 with a run and a walk. Other Game Notes: Lastings Milledge went 2 for 4 with two homers, three RBIs, and two runs. Jordy Mercer went 1 for 4 with his sixth homer of the year. Matt McSwain pitched six...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/9/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games. AAA The Result: Indianapolis lost 9-0 to Columbus. Game Notes: Ryan Doumit actually recorded a hit in his rehab stint, going 2 for 4. Steve Pearce went 0 for 4 in his return to AAA. Jeremy Powell got crushed, allowing seven runs on 12 hits in four innings. AA The Result: Altoona won 10-4 against Erie. -Jose Tabata went 1 for 5 with a run. -Gorkys Hernandez went 2 for 4 with...

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Eric Hinske traded to the Yankees

According to Dejan Kovacevic, the Pittsburgh Pirates have traded Eric Hinske to the New York Yankees for two prospects: outfielder Eric Fryer and pitcher Casey Erickson. Fryer is 23 years old and was in high A ball in the New York system. He was taken in the 10th round by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2007, and traded to the Yankees in February in exchange for Chase Wright. So far this season he is hitting .250/.333/.344 with 2 homers in...

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