All posts tagged "Jake Burnette"

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Pirate City Results: Holmes, Kingham, Oliver, Escobar

    Elvis Escobar hit his third homer in two days. Today was a camp day at Pirate City. They held intra-squad games, with Indianapolis taking on Bradenton and West Virginia taking on the extended Spring Training group. The matchups were more even than it seems. The pitchers from each level threw for the...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: The 2011 Draft is the Exact Opposite of the 2009 Draft

    In 2009 the Pittsburgh Pirates spent a lot of money on prep pitchers in the middle rounds. The hope was that one of those pitchers could one day emerge as a top of the rotation option, which is something the Pirates hadn't seen in their system for a long time. So far...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Seeing Two Pitchers For the First Time; Brewer Hits 95

    Today I got to see two pitchers for the first time. For the last year I've seen Wei-Chung Wang walking around in a red shirt as he recovered from Tommy John surgery. I also saw Hayden Hurst last year in the GCL after the 2012 draft pick signed. However, he didn't pitch...

  • Season Recaps
    State College Spikes 2012 Season Recap: Top Prospects

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  • Season Recaps
    State College Spikes 2012 Season Recap: Pitchers

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  • Injury Updates
    Injury Updates: Barrett Barnes and Jake Burnette

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  • Prospect Reports
    Spikes Rally Behind Yhonathan Barrios, Bullpen for 5-3 Win

    The Spikes came from behind to beat the Staten Island Yankees 5-3 at Medlar field on Thursday night. Starter Jake Burnette spotted the Yankees a 3-0 lead, and Yankee starter Corey Black was impressive in his five scoreless innings. In the sixth, the Spikes scored three to tie the score behind singles...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 7/12/12

    Both Indianapolis and Altoona return from their All-Star break tonight. Indy has a doubleheader. Jeff Locke gets the start for Indy tonight in game one. He currently ranks sixth in the International League in ERA, one spot behind teammate Rudy Owens. Locke also ranks tenth in the league in strikeouts and his...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 7/6/12

    Rudy Owens gets the start for first place Indianapolis tonight. He ranks fourth in the International League in ERA, tied for third (with Zach Duke) in innings pitched and fifth with a 1.05 WHIP. The GCL Pirates have a doubleheader today. A full recap of yesterday’s games can be found here. Triple-A:...

  • Prospect Reports
    Jake Burnette Cruises After Shaky First Inning

    NILES, Oh. — The State College Spikes (7-6) lost 3-1 to the Mahoning Valley Scrappers (6-7) on Saturday night. The Spikes had a good start from right-hander Jake Burnette, but the offense only combined for one run on four hits as they were swept in the three game series.   Jake Burnette...

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