Tag Archives: Jack Taschner
Some afternoon notes… -First, a an update on the notes from over the weekend. I mentioned that the Pirates were on the hook for the rest of Jack Taschner’s salary…. Read more
Some notes from the last two days, plus some news items that I’ve mentioned on Twitter, but have yet to post to the site: -Zach Duke has a minor muscle… Read more
The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up top prospects Brad Lincoln and Jose Tabata, both of which could make their debuts tonight. Lincoln definitely will make his debut, as he is… Read more
The Pirates designated reliever Jack Taschner for assignment tonight, and optioned Jeff Clement to Triple-A Indianapolis. Taschner will be replaced by Brad Lincoln, but the second roster move will not be announced until Wednesday. There are unconfirmed rumblings that Jose Tabata will be the one promoted to Pittsburgh.
A few notes before the game tonight… -The Pirates activated Jack Taschner from the 15-day disabled list last night, and optioned Steven Jackson to AAA. -Jimmy Barthmaier has been moved… Read more
Some notes to catch up from over the weekend… -The Pirates placed Charlie Morton on the 15-day disabled list on Friday with shoulder fatigue. Neal Huntington had this quote, via… Read more
The Post-Gazette notebook today has a question as to why Aki Iwamura, current owner of a .169 average and a .275 OBP, is still leading off. John Russell responded with… Read more
The Pirates activated reliever Brendan Donnelly from the disabled list today. To make room on the roster, Jack Taschner was placed on the DL with a tight hamstring.
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