All posts tagged "Cleveland Indians"

  • Analysis
    Ciriaco optioned; Rodriguez, Bowker make team

    Dave Arrigo, Pittsburgh Pirates The Pirates roster is starting to take shape, and very few question marks remain after a couple announcements following today’s win against the Rays. Pedro Ciriaco has been optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis, meaning Rule 5 pickup Josh Rodriguez has earned a spot on the 25-man roster as a...

  • Analysis
    Will Josh Rodriguez Make the Roster?

    In each of the last four years, Neal Huntington has made a selection in the Rule 5 draft.  In 2008 the Pirates selected Evan Meek.  In 2009 it was Donald Veal.  In 2010 they had John Raynor.  This year the Pirates have shortstop Josh Rodriguez, selected from the Cleveland Indians.  Each year...

  • Analysis
    McCutchen Rallies Bucs Past Tribe

    Anyone here not impressed by Andrew McCutchen. The Bucs rookie CF was involved in all three Pirate runs - scoring once and driving in two - as the Pirates erased a two run deficit against Cliff Lee. Lee and Ross Ohlendorf each allowed two runs in seven innings of work. Neither got...

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    Bucs Win Comedy of Errors

    Zach Duke allowed just one run in six innings to get his 8th win. He was supported by Adam LaRoche who homered and drove in three runs. But the defense committed three errors. That helped Cleveland score five runs in the 9th (just two earned) off of Steven Jackson to make the...

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    Late Rally Falls Short as Tribe Prevails

    The Pirates collected two hits in the first inning and four hits in the 9th. In between they had just two hits. For the first eight innings, they had no runs. But scored four in the 9th. Unfortunately, the Indians scored four early runs off Ian Snell (who lasted just 2-2/3) and...

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