World Cup Recap: Friday

The World Cup continued today with three Pittsburgh Pirates farmhands seeing action, as well as a solid performance by a former Pirates pitching prospect. Team USA defeated Germany on the MLB Network. Pedro Alvarez went 1 for 4 with an RBI single, and some good looking defense. Alvarez made some nice looking plays, and displayed a strong throwing arm in making a few tough plays on slow rollers to third. I was critical of Alvarez and...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 9/9/09

Lynchburg Hillcats vs Wilmington Blue Rocks The Lynchburg Hillcats lost the first game of their best of five series against the Wilmington Blue Rocks, losing by a score of 7-1. Justin Wilson had a strong start, but ran in to trouble, giving up four runs in the second inning. Three of those runs were unearned, thanks to errors from Jordy Mercer and Alex Presley. Overall, Wilson went five innings, allowing four runs (one earned) on six...

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Pittsburgh Pirates World Cup Schedule Round One

The Baseball World Cup began today, and you probably noticed the Pittsburgh Pirates Winter League Tracker, along with all of the individual players playing in the World Cup from the Pirates’ system. The Pirates have six players in the World Cup: Pedro Alvarez – USA Brad Lincoln – USA Dustin Molleken – Canada Gift Ngoepe – South Africa RJ Rodriguez – Puerto Rico Tom Boleska – Great Britain Here...

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2009 Pittsburgh Pirates Winter League Tracker

Click on a player’s name to go to their profile page. You may have to refresh the page to get the latest...

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