All posts tagged "Gorkys Hernandez"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: June 3

    Two Pittsburgh Pirates trades made on this date, 103 years apart but with similar results for the team that was giving up the veteran in exchange for the prospects. John Fredland in his Jolly Roger Rewind, covers a brilliant pitching performance from the 1988 season. The Trades On this date in 2009,...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Bats Break Out for Season-High 10 Runs

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — The Pittsburgh Pirates offense has struggled to score runs this season. But on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park, the bats came out swinging against the Chicago Cubs. The club pounded out 10 runs — the most they’ve scored in a game during the 2012 season. It passed their previous...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Options to Spark Offense Could Be Internal

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — The Pittsburgh Pirates entered game action on Wednesday just three games under .500 and four games back in the National League Central Division. What’s kept the club afloat this season has been off the mound. The pitching continues to be solid from the starters to the relievers. However, the...

  • Analysis
    Offensive Help From the Farm System: The 2012 Edition

    Yesterday I pointed out why it is unlikely for a trade to be made this early in the season. I felt the article was straight forward enough: trades don't usually happen this early, so don't hold out hope that one will be made. Some translated "trades aren't likely" as "trades never happen"...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Swept By Iron Pigs — Four Straight Shutouts

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  3,  Indianapolis Indians  0 (Box)   The Indians are going to be happy to see Allentown, PA in their rear-view mirrors, as they bus out of town tonight, heading for the 4-game series in Buffalo, NY.  Not only did the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs sweep this 4-game series...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Call Up Gorkys Hernandez

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up Gorkys Hernandez for the weekend series against the Detroit Tigers. A move was expected after the Pirates demoted Alex Presley earlier in the week, and promoted Evan Meek. That move gave the team eight relievers in the bullpen. With the designated hitter in use this weekend,...

  • Prospect Reports
    Offense Stunned Again In Indians’ Third Shutout In A Row

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  1,  Indianapolis Indians  0 (Box)   Forty-five.  That’s the number of innings that have passed since the Indianapolis Indians scored an earned run.  In fact, the last run they did score, the unearned one, was 33 innings ago. Tonight it was Jo-Jo Reyes whose strong start earned him...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Shut Out Again, Fall Victim To A Triple Play

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  1,  Indianapolis Indians  0 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians were shut out by the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs for the second day in a row, losing 1-0 at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, PA.  This gives the Indians 36 straight innings without scoring an earned run.  They were shut...

  • Prospect Reports
    Shut Out Is A Tough Start To Indians’ Road Trip

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  4,  Indianapolis Indians  0 (Box)   The Indianapolis Indians just finished a very successful home stand, winning 8 of 10 games, and propelling themselves into first place in the International League Western Division.  Today they began an 8-game road trip and a 4-game series against Lehigh Valley, but...

  • Prospect Reports
    Marte Returns, Wilson Injured in Indians’ 1-0 Win

    Indianapolis Indians 1,  Norfolk Tides  0 (Box)   Yesterday the Tides shut out the Indians, while spoiling a strong start by Tribe starter Rudy Owens, who allowed Norfolk only 5 hits.  This afternoon at Victory Field, the Indians turned the tables, shutting out the Tides, and spoiling starter Steve Johnson’s 3-hit complete...

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