All posts tagged "Doug Slaten"

  • Prospect Reports
    Locke Earns Strong Win As Tribe Tie The Series

    Indianapolis Indians  5,  Louisville Bats  3 (Box)   A strong effort by starter Jeff Locke, effective relief pitching, and timely hitting gave the Indians the win over the Louisville Bats at Victory field tonight, and tied this 5-game series at 2 games each.  Locke earned his second win of the season with...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Another Lefty Could Join the Bullpen

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — When the Pittsburgh Pirates broke camp from spring training in Florida, skipper Clint Hurdle said he was going to go with the best seven arms in the bullpen, despite only one of them being a left-hander. Most Major League teams have the luxury of having two southpaws in the...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Waste Owens’ Brilliant Start

    Louisville Bats  3,  Indianapolis Indians  2 (Box)   An excellent start by Rudy Owens went to waste this afternoon at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville, Kentucky.  The Indianapolis Indians and Owens had the game under control until the bottom of the 9th, when the Bats took the lead and the win with...

  • Prospect Reports
    Locke Strikes Out 8 In First Win

     Indianapolis Indians  4,  Columbus Clippers  3 (Box)     Jeff Locke earned his first win of the season and Tim Wood earned his first save, as the Indians halted a 3-game losing streak with a win over the Columbus Clippers at Victory Field this afternoon. The Clippers out-hit the Indians 11-8, but...

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    A.J. Burnett Crumples In Indy

      Toledo Mud Hens  9,  Indianapolis Indians  2 (Box)   Rehabbing starter AJ Burnett made his much-anticipated start for the Indianapolis Indians this evening, but it was not all that the Pirates had hoped it would be.   The Toledo Mud Hens beat the Indians at Victory Field, giving the teams a split...

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    Indians Struggle On Get-Away Day

    The Indianapolis Indians concluded their season-opening road trip with a mid-day loss to the Columbus Clippers at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio.  The Indians were held to just 4 hits, while the Clippers had 11. Jeff Locke made his second start of the season for the Tribe, and had a so-so outing. ...

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    Indians’ Defensive Slips Give Columbus A Second Walk-Off Win

    Defensive problems in the bottom of the 12th inning doomed the Indians, and allowed the Columbus Clippers to pick up the walk-off win for the second day in a row. On a chilly night at Huntington Park in Columbus, the Indians and Clippers took a 4-4 tie from the 5th inning until...

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    Extra-Base Hits Give Indians Their First Win

    The Indianapolis Indians took advantage of a fistful of extra-base hits as well as 4 hits by 2B Jordy Mercer, to earn their first win of the 2012 season.  The Tribe needed to hold off a 9th inning rally by the Toledo Mud Hens, but in doing so, they participated in what...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Pirates Cut Mercer, Reyes, from Big League Camp

    BRADENTON, Fla. - With just eight days remaining until the final Grapefruit League spring training game for the Pirates, the club took a step further to their final 25-man on Saturday. Prior to the their game against the Houston Astros, the Pirates cut five players from big league camp: infielder Jordy Mercer, and...

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: February 4

    On this date in Pittsburgh Pirates history six former players have been born. Starting with one of the newest former player first, relief pitcher Dan Plesac was born on this date in 1962. He was a lefty reliever with nine years experience already when the Pirates signed him as a free agent...

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