Chase d’Arnaud to the DL, Chris Leroux Recalled

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed shortstop Chase d’Arnaud on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured little finger, and have recalled right handed pitcher Chris Leroux.  Leroux was recently optioned to AAA, and was eligible for an early recall with the Pirates placing a player on the disabled list.  The addition of a bullpen arm was expected, after the Pirates went 19 innings last night against the Atlanta Braves, with a lot...

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Harrison’s Walk Off Single Gives Indians A Win In 12

Indianapolis Indians  7,  Rochester Red Wings  6 ( box  ) 3B Josh Harrison closed out the Indians’ home stand tonight with a walk-off single in the bottom of the 12th inning to give Indianapolis the win over Rochester at Victory Field.  This was the third extra-inning game the Indians played in this 8-game home stand.  The Tribe won two of those extra-inning contests, and went 6-2 over these 8 games.  They won both 4-game series...

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Alvarez Homers In Indians’ Loss

Rochester Red Wings  12,  Indianapolis Indians  5 ( box ) Pedro Alvarez’s fans will be excited to hear that their hero blasted a 2-run homer this evening and also contributed a sharply-hit RBI single, driving in 3 of the Indianapolis Indians’ 5 runs.  Alvarez (photo with Jordy Mercer) also scorched a line drive that ought to have been a double into left field, but he was robbed by a stellar catch by Rochester’s 3B...

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Bullpen Rumors: Uehara, Grilli, Bell, Adams, Qualls

Three bullpen rumors this afternoon, since it seems like the Pirates are serious about upgrading that area of the team: -Ken Rosenthal reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates are eyeing Baltimore Orioles reliever Koji Uehara.  Uehara has been excellent this year, with a 1.84 ERA in 44 innings, along with a tremendous 58:8 K/BB ratio.  He’s also proven that he can start, with a 4.05 ERA in 66.2 innings over 12 starts in 2009, with a...

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Game 93 Recap: Bucs Lose Late Lead, Win in 11

It wasn’t pretty. It wasn’t tidy. But the Pirates came out on top for another road win in Houston. The Pirates let a one run lead slip away in the eighth inning before posting a three-spot in the eleventh. Two seemingly perpetual thorns plagued the Kevin Correia early. Jeff Keppinger doubled and was singled in by Hunter Pence in the first inning. The Pirates got on top in the second. Lyle Overbay doubled and with two gone...

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