All posts tagged "Kyle Waldrop"

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    Minor Moves: Thornton Added to Indy, Waldrop to the DL

    Zack Thornton has been promoted to Indianapolis. The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted Zack Thornton from Altoona to Indianapolis. He's now the third pitcher added to Indianapolis today, following Atahualpa Severino and Graham Godfrey. The Pirates also reinstated Chase d'Arnaud from the 60-day disabled list, putting the 40-man roster at 41. Three pitchers have...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Pirates Have a Lot of Pitching Depth in Indianapolis

    The Indianapolis Indians are off to a 19-7 start this year, which is their best start in 54 years. The last time they started off this well was in 1959, when they went 22-7 to start the year. Minor league wins and losses don’t mean much. The main focus is developing players...

  • Top Performers
    Top Performers: Nick Kingham’s 13 Strikeouts is the Best Start of the Year

    Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The top ten and the bottom five starts are broken down below the chart. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, with no limitations on whether the starting...

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    First Pitch: Time to Start Looking at the Bullpen Depth

    Jose Contreras could be a 7th inning option for the Pirates soon. If there's one thing the Pirates have been good at, it has been finding relievers. Jason Grilli, Mark Melancon, and even guys like Jeanmar Gomez and Vin Mazzaro have come cheap for their production. Those bullpen scouting skills look like...

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    Top Performers: Andy Oliver Has Been One of the Best Pitchers So Far

    Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The top ten and the bottom five starts are broken down below the chart. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, with no limitations on whether the starting...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/22/13

    Today's Starters: Kyle Waldrop, Jameson Taillon, Nick Kingham, John Kuchno

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: A Great Day of Starting Pitching

    A.J. Burnett led a day of strong starting pitching across the entire organization. Photo Credit: David Hague. Wednesday was probably the best day of system-wide starting pitching you could ask for. First there was A.J. Burnett, who led the pitching staff in throwing a one-hitter. Not just a one-hitter, but a one-hitter...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: 24.2 Shutout Innings From Taillon, Kingham, Kuchno, and Waldrop

    Top Pitcher: Nick Kingham, Top Hitter: Gregory Polanco, HR: None

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    Minor Moves: Kyle Waldrop Added to Indianapolis Roster

    Kyle Waldrop has been added to the Indianapolis roster. Following the promotion of Bryan Morris to the majors, Kyle Waldrop has been added to the Indianapolis Indians roster. Waldrop is an extreme ground ball pitcher, getting rates of around 70% in his career. He was invited to major league camp, then didn't...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Alex Dickerson’s Back Problems Could Have a Solution

    Could Alex Dickerson's back problems be over? If you've been following my daily lineup notes, you probably noticed that Alex Dickerson had been out of the lineup for about a week. The first baseman wasn't a red shirt, and finally returned to game action today. "Now I'm feeling real good," Dickerson said...

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