All posts tagged "Chase D’Arnaud"

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    Images From Spring Opener (Without the Squashed Manatees)

    As you no doubt know, the Pirates beat up on a hapless junior college squad in their spring opener by a score of several million to one, roughly.  For some reason, the annual game against the junior college Manatees is usually something less than a laugher.  The Pirates even lost a few...

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    Who Could Reach the Majors This Year?

    Owens has a strong chance of arriving in the majors this year. Last year the Pittsburgh Pirates saw the Major League debuts of several young players.  They saw big time prospects like Pedro Alvarez and Jose Tabata reach the majors in mid-season, and stick around.  They also saw a few minor players...

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    How Can the Pirates Improve Internally?

    Any time a move is made during the off-season, the same question gets brought up: how does this improve the team for the following season?  The entire off-season is full of this sort of analysis of the following year, usually consisting of a comparison between the team from the end of the...

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    Pirates Invite Five to Spring Training

    Sanchez is one of the recent non-roster invitees for Spring Training. According to Rob Biertempfel, the Pittsburgh Pirates have invited five more players to Spring Training.  The new non-roster invitees are catchers Tony Sanchez and Eric Fryer, infielders Chase D'Arnaud and Brian Friday, and outfielder Andrew Lambo.  Friday is the only one...

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    The 2011 Indianapolis Infield

    The AAA infield is looking pretty crowded for the 2011 season. Yesterday the Pittsburgh Pirates added Josh Fields on a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training.  The deal is a smart move to make, as Fields will most likely compete with Andy Marte for a backup corner infield role....

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    Pirates Winter League Recap: 10/24-10/30

    The Mesa Solar Sox went 2-4 this week, and currently sit 9-8, two games behind the Scottsdale Scorpions.  Here is how the Pirates prospects fared this week: -Andrew Lambo played in five games this week, going 5-for-18 (.278) with two doubles, a walk, and five strikeouts. -Tony Sanchez had a down week...

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    2010 Position Recap: Shortstop

    Cedeno was plagued by inconsistencies in 2010, and graded out as a below-average shortstop. For the better part of the last decade, the Pittsburgh Pirates had their shortstop situation figured out each season thanks to the presence of Jack Wilson.  That changed in July 2009, when Wilson was traded to the Seattle...

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    Chase d’Arnaud Added to Team USA

    D'Arnaud was added to the Team USA roster. Chase d'Arnaud has been added to the Team USA roster, replacing shortstop Andrew Romine, according to Baseball America.  Romine, the older brother of New York Yankees catching prospect Austin Romine, was pulled from the Team USA roster after being promoted to the majors by...

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    Altoona Survives Reading Phillies, 3-2

    The crowd of 6,003 on this cool September night were treated to a decent group pitching performance after Derek Hankins went out after 3 shutout innings with an apparent injury.  Mike Colla came in and shut the door on the Reading Phillies, allowing only a 4th inning no-doubt homer.  Colla pitched 4 much needed...

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    Altoona Recap, 8/29/2010

    While traveling for work, I was able to stop in Altoona for a few hours on Sunday to catch a Curve game. Jared Hughes made the start for the Pirates’ Double-A affiliate, which is gearing up for the postseason. Here are a few of my...

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