All posts tagged "Justin Wilson"

  • Game Recaps
    Pirates Flash Possible Opening Day Lineup Vs. Rays

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- The lineup that Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle sent out against the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park could look similar to what you might see come Opening Day at PNC Park on April 5. Alex Presley, Jose Tabata and Andrew McCutchen filled out the top speedy three of...

  • Analysis
    Don’t Sleep On Justin Wilson

    It may not be right out of Spring Training, but at some point this season I expect Justin Wilson to be firmly entrenched in the Pirates' major league bullpen. Quick re-cap -- Wilson was a 5th round pick from the 2008 draft.  He was a hero as a starter for Fresno State in...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Wilson Makes Impressive Spring Debut

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- Lefty Justin Wilson took the mound at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla. on Monday night for his first outing of the spring. After walking his first batter, the 24-year-old settled down and looked impressive in his 2012 spring debut. "I had some jitters," Wilson said. "Especially with the...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Protect Six Players From the Rule 5 Draft

    The Pittsburgh Pirates added six players to the 40-man roster today, filling out their reserve list to protect those players from the upcoming Rule 5 draft.  The Pirates protected Matt Hague, Starling Marte, Jordy Mercer, Rudy Owens, Duke Welker, and Justin Wilson.  To make room the Pirates have designated outfielder Xavier Paul...

  • Analysis
    Who Will the Pirates Protect From the Rule 5 Draft?

    Throughout the year we've talked about the Rule 5 roster crunch that the Pittsburgh Pirates will face this off-season.  Some of that has been over-blown to the point where people suggest trading prospects like Starling Marte just because the Pirates might not have a spot to protect him.  Make no mistake, the...

  • Season Recaps
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: The Bullpen

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  • Analysis
    Nancy Zinni’s 2011 Indianapolis Indians Recap Part Two

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  • Analysis
    Ciriaco’s Walk-Off Single Gives Indians The Win In The 12th

    Indianapolis Indians  5,  Toledo Mud Hens  4 Pedro Ciriaco hit a walk off single in the 12th inning. Indians' SS Pedro Ciriaco had not played on the same field as his brother Audy since they became professionals, until this series against the Mud Hens.  He's been having a lot...

  • Analysis
    Ascanio, Brown, and Hernandez Boost Tribe Over Clippers

    Indianapolis Indians  2,  Columbus Clippers  1 Jose Ascanio earned his second win with 5 shutout innings. The Indians took a slim lead, then held on tight, to squeak out a win over the Clippers at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio tonight.  Starter Jose Ascanio made his second straight start,...

  • Analysis
    Burres Pitches 8 Shutout Inning For Indians

    Indianapolis Indians  2,  Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  0 Brian Burres pitched 8 scoreless innings and struck out 9 batters. Brian Burres earned his 5th win of the season tonight, but his first of the season at Victory Field, as the Indians beat the Iron Pigs, despite being out-hit 6-5....

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