All posts tagged "Chris Leroux"

  • Analysis
    Making Room For the Returning Players

    Alvarez is set to return after the All-Star break. Earlier today I posted a rundown of the injured players on the Pittsburgh Pirates' 40-man roster, noting the estimated returns.  Several players are expected to return shortly after the All-Star break, such as Pedro Alvarez, Joe Beimel, Ronny Cedeno, and Jose Tabata.  While...

  • Game Recaps
    Game 84 Recap: Bucs Offense Shows Up

    The Pirates put a solid effort on all fronts – hitting, pitching, and fielding. The offense banged out 16 hits and scored ten times. Kevin Correia was sharp again in earning his eleventh win. The defense committed no errors. More, please! Pittsburgh pounced on Nationals and starter Jason Marquis for eight runs...

  • Analysis
    Chris Leroux Up, Brad Lincoln Down

    Leroux has been called up. After making a somewhat successful spot start yesterday, Brad Lincoln has been sent down to AAA by the Pittsburgh Pirates, and Chris Leroux has been recalled.  I talked about Leroux in this morning's Daily Player Profile, and how he's basically a new pitcher, with a new arm...

  • Analysis
    Daily Prospect Profile: Chris Leroux

    Leroux is practically a new pitcher. I can't say that I've been the biggest fan of Chris Leroux in the past.  That's been obvious going back to the off-season, when I labeled him as a guy who would be expendable to create 40-man roster space, and that sentiment existed during the 2011...

  • Analysis
    Roster Moves Coming?

    Doumit is expected to hit the DL after spraining his ankle today. The Pittsburgh Pirates are currently dealing with two injuries which could result in some big changes to both the 25-man roster and the 40-man roster over the next few days.  Yesterday, Steve Pearce left the game with a calf injury,...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Activate Bryan Morris, Leroux to AAA

    Leroux has been released by the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates have released Chris Leroux, according to an Altoona press release.  Leroux's release clears space on the Altoona roster for the return of Bryan Morris, who was previously on the disabled list.  Since Leroux was also on the 40-man roster, that clears a...

  • Analysis
    Evan Meek to the DL? Moskos Time?

    Dejan Kovacevic mentions that Evan Meek could go on the disabled list tomorrow, allowing the right hander to regain strength in his right shoulder.  Kovacevic adds that Daniel Moskos could be a favorite to take Meek's place on the 25-man roster. Moskos could get the call if Meek is placed on the...

  • Analysis
    2011 Indianapolis Indians Roster Announced

    Owens will be one of the top prospects in Indianapolis to start the season. Here are the players who will be with the Indianapolis Indians on Opening Day: Catchers: Dusty Brown, Wyatt Toregas Infielders: Pedro Ciriaco, Chase D'Arnaud, Brian Friday, Matt Hague, Josh Harrison, Andy Marte Outfielders: Gorkys Hernandez, Andrew Lambo, Alex...

  • Analysis
    Chris Leroux Optioned to AAA

    Leroux has been optioned to AAA. The Pittsburgh Pirates have optioned relief pitcher Chris Leroux to AAA, according to the team Twitter feed.  That rounds out the bullpen with Michael Crotta and Garrett Olson making the team, joining Joel Hanrahan, Evan Meek, Chris Resop, Jose Veras, and Jeff Karstens. The Spring Training...

  • Analysis
    The Final Three Roster Spots

    Ciriaco is battling for one of the final bench spots. After the news this morning that the Pittsburgh Pirates cut four players, there are three roster spots remaining.  The cuts this morning left Steve Pearce with a roster spot on the bench, while Garrett Olson is all but a guarantee to win...

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