All posts tagged "Jeff Karstens"

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    Fields Traded, Pirates Lose Last Florida Game

    Twins  4,  Pirates  3
    The Pirates finished their Grapefruit League action with an 11-20 record, as they now head north to Pennsylvania, where they will play 2 games against the Philliies in Philadelphia.  Reliever Anthony Claggett suffered a Blown Save and the Loss, as he gave up 2 runs in...

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    Indians Shut Out, Nieve Released

    Iron Pigs  3,  Indians  0
    The Indians' pitching staff threw 7 solid shut-out innings, but the Iron Pigs rallied for 3 runs in the 8th to take the win.  An RBI double, an Indians' error, and a sacrifice fly brought in Lehigh Valley's runs.  Starter Jeff Karstens pitched...

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    Walker Homers In Karstens’ Win

    Pirates  4,  Phillies  3
     
    A 2-run homer by 2B Neil Walker in the top of the 6th gave the Pirates the go-ahead run and one more for insurance, as the Pirates beat the Phillies in Clearwater, FL.   A solo homer by Phillies' DH Ben Francisco off Pirates' starter Paul...

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    Durham And Atkins Both Homer For Pirates

    The Pirates played two split-squad spring training games this afternoon (Monday):

    Orioles  6,  Pirates  4
    The Pirates were held to 5 hits at McKechnie field this afternoon, but one of the big ones was a 2-run homer over the left field wall in the bottom of the 9th by...

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    Contract Deadline: New Free Agents

    When the deadline for offering contracts passed last night, four new free agents were created.  
    The Pirates offered contracts to pitcher Jeff Karstens and SS Ronny Cedeno, both as expected.  But they elected not to tender contracts to pitchers Donnie Veal and Brian Burres, SS Argenis Diaz, and OF...

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    Lincoln Is Ready

    Indianapolis Indians at Charlotte Knights �0-0 after 5 innings (box)

    IMG_3066The Indians and the Knights got through 5 innings of a scoreless pitching duel before lightning in the immediate area and impending rain halted play after 5 complete innings. �The...

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    Friday and Diaz Support Pitching as Tribe Wins Fourth In a Row

    Indianapolis Indians 7, �Pawtucket Red Sox 2 (box)

    On a damp and shivery night in Pawtucket, a sleepy set of Indians took advantage of good pitching and some strong defense to win their fourth game in a row. �They must have brought the rain with them on the early morning (following a...

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    You’ll Be Dizzy, But Jakubauskas Isn’t

    Pirates' pitcher Chris Jakubauskas was released from the hospital in Houston this morning. �The diagnosis is a concussion, but's he's ok. �He's probably got an amazing headache, but isn't dizzy....

    ... You'll be dizzy, though, with all of the roster moves resulting from Jakubauskas going onto the 15-day disabled list.

    Pitcher Brian Burres was...

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    Chapman Is Wild But Beats Tribe

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    Louisville Bats 7, �Indianapolis Indians 1 (box)

    IMG_2634Louisville's touted lefty Aroldis Chapman (photo above and here) won his first game for the Bats tonight, beating the Indians at Victory Field....

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    Tabata, Walker, and Myrow Homer in One Inning

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    photo: �Neil Walker is congratulated after his second homer in three days.

    Indianapolis Indians �9, �Columbus Clippers �4 (box)

    The Indianapolis Indians exploded for 7 runs in the 4th inning tonight at Victory Field, and that included three home runs...

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