Olson Makes Up For Slim Tribe Offense

Indianapolis Indians  2,  Charlotte Knights  1 ( box ) The Indianapolis Indians again had their offense all but turned off in the last half of the game, but tonight the Tribe pitchers also shut down the Knights’ bats, as the Indians took the win at Knight Stadium in the suburbs of Charlotte, NC. Starter Garrett Olson (photo) earned his 4th win, pushing his record to 4-0.  He began the game with a scoreless bottom of the 1st,...

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Rumor Tracker

There is no shortage of rumors throughout the off-season.  Those rumors can start by a simple mention of a player, and spread like wildfire, to the point where a day after the mention fans are penciling the player in to future lineups, regardless of whether the team is actually pursuing the player.  Eventually, it gets hard to determine how the rumor started, or how much truth there is to the rumor.  I will be keeping track of all of...

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Rotation Options: Bonderman, Davis, Takahashi

Rob Biertempfel has an article looking at the Pirates’ search for pitching this off-season.  Biertempfel highlights two pitchers who could be a fit for the Pirates: Jeremy Bonderman and Doug Davis (note: he’s not saying the Pirates are targeting these players). Bonderman isn’t an appealing option.  He’s only 28 years old, but he’s had a horrible career.  His highlight was the 2006 season, when he posted a...

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