Tag Archives: Evan Meek
In today’s Q&A at the PBC Blog, Dejan Kovacevic discussed the idea of converting Evan Meek to a starting pitcher. When I first read Dejan’s feature article on Meek a couple weeks ago, I had the same thought. “I wonder if Meek could become a starting pitcher. Maybe he could be the type of diamond in the rough that the Pirates desperately need.” So I started digging.
Pirates reliever Evan Meek was named to his first All-Star game today. Meek’s 0.98 ERA is the best in baseball among pitchers with 40+ innings.
Today the Pittsburgh Pirates returned 2010 Rule 5 draft selection John Raynor to the Florida Marlins. Raynor was designated for assignment last week in order to make room for extra… Read more
I’ve seen several comments in the last few weeks asking whether I’m concerned over the slow start so far by Pittsburgh Pirates top prospect Pedro Alvarez. After tonight’s game, Alvarez… Read more
If there’s one thing I like about the 7-5 start to the season, it’s the bullpen. I’m very comfortable with this bullpen when the Pirates are holding a lead, or… Read more
All through the week it seemed to be a given that the Pittsburgh Pirates would tender a contract to all of their arbitration eligible players. Those players were Ronny Cedeno,… Read more
The Pittsburgh Pirates removed Chris Bootcheck, Denny Bautista, and Craig Hansen from the 40-man roster today. Bootcheck elected free agency, while there is no word on Bautista and Hansen. The… Read more