Pirates Sign Yunesky Sanchez, Release Jose Hernandez

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed minor league free agent Yunesky Sanchez, and have assigned him to Altoona.  Sanchez, who spent four years in the Arizona organization from 2007-2010, has yet to play a professional game this year, after being released by the Diamondbacks out of Spring Training.  He has played all four infield positions in his career, spending most of his time at shortstop.  He’s not really much of a prospect,...

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WV Power Game Notes- 8/03/10

Delmarva Shorebirds (16-21, 48-59) at West Virginia Power (16-21, 47-60) Game 108 | August 3, 2010 | Appalachian Power Park | Charleston, WV Play-by-Play: Adam Marco Radio: Power Baseball Network and wvpower.com TODAY’S MATCHUP RH Jesse Beal (7-5, 3.70) vs. RH Kyle McPherson (5-9, 3.99) Beal- Surrendered 5 R on 8 H with 1 BB and 1 K over 4.0 IP in 7/22 ND @ HIC (7-5 Crawdads) McPherson- Allowed 0 R on 0 H with 1 BB and 0 K over 2.0...

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West Virginia vs Lakewood Series Recap – Hitters

The following game report is from Omar, who was in attendance for the West Virginia Power/Lakewood Blueclaws series this past week. Also, be sure to check out his report on the West Virginia pitchers. On the hitting side of the team I’ll remind you that they were facing some real good pitchers, and in the Saturday game the home plate umpire’s strike zone got huge from the 5th inning on for both teams, so keeping those...

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West Virginia @ Hagerstown (DH) – July 26

Game One – West Virginia 8, Hagerstown 4
Game Two – Hagerstown 9, West Virginia 3

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/20/10

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) Indianapolis lost 4-2 to Lehigh Valley.  Daniel McCutchen pitched five innings, allowing three runs on four hits, with a walk and five strikeouts.  Jeremy Powell pitched two innings, allowing one run on one hit, with no walks and one strikeout.  Justin Thomas pitched two shutout innings, allowing two hits, no walks, and striking out three. Jeff Clement went 1-for-4 with a solo homer....

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