All posts tagged "Matt Hague"

  • Injury Updates
    Pirates Notebook: Morton Not in the Same Place as Last Year

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Right-hander Charlie Morton has been struggling with leaving the ball up during the month of May. After posting a 2.65 ERA over his first three starts in April, Morton has a posted a 5.70 ERA after his eighth start of the season on Tuesday at PNC Park against Cincinnati. "There were...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: McDonald Continues to be Pirates Ace

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — James McDonald continues to be the Pittsburgh Pirates ace this 2012 season. Facing a hot Cincinnati Reds lineup, McDonald was not fazed on Monday at PNC Park. Coming into Pittsburgh having won eight of their last nine games and sitting at the top the National League Central, McDonald cruised through their lineup...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Hague’s First Major League Walkoff Comes In Odd Fashion

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Growing up playing baseball, kids always dream of their first walk off hit. For rookie Matt Hague, his was not quite the way he envisioned  it. “No. But I’ll take it,” Hague said with a smile. In the bottom of the ninth inning in a 2-2 tie, the first baseman...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: Matt Hague Could Upgrade Two Spots

    The last time Matt Hague was up, he didn't get much playing time. The club was focused on the platoon between Garrett Jones and Casey McGehee at first base, limiting the opportunities for the first baseman. This time, it seems that he will get a shot to prove himself in the majors,...

  • Prospect Reports
    Three Hits For Presley In Indians’ 5th Straight Win

    Indianapolis Indians  4,  Louisville Bats  1 (Box)   Three hits by RF/LF Alex Presley and three triples sparked the Indians to a win over the Louisville Bats, giving the Tribe a 2-0 game lead in this home/away series.  Presley singled, doubled, and tripled, missing his second cycle with the Indians by only...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Pitching Staff Continues to Shine

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — Pittsburgh’s pitching staff continues to shine this season. Entering game action, the staff ERA of 3.33 ranked No. 3 in the Majors, second in the National League trailing only the Washington Nationals (2.90). The bullpen’s 2.47 ERA is the best in the N.L. “Very impressive pitching all night tonight...

  • Analysis
    Matt Hague Getting Immediate Playing Time After Call-Up

    'The hit collector' got recalled by Pittsburgh on Friday. PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Infielder Matt Hague has had an exciting 12 hours. After connecting for a walkoff single for the Indianapolis Indians on Thursday night in the bottom of the 15th inning, Hague was greeted by his teammates on the field for the...

  • Transactions
    Matt Hague Recalled; Nate McLouth DFA’d

    Hague spent the Majority of his playing time at third base to become more versatile for the Pirates. PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled infielder Matt Hague from Triple-A Indianapolis and have designated outfielder Nate McLouth for assignment. Hague, 26, broke camp with the Pirates after a huge spring in which...

  • Prospect Reports
    Presley And Hague Win The Indians’ Marathon In The 15th

    Indianapolis Indians  2,  Louisville Bats  1 (Box)   They had already played “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” again, for the 14th inning stretch.  There had been no scoring for longer than a ballgame usually lasts — 9.5 innings.  And the managers were running out of bullpen options.  Finally, in the bottom...

  • Injury Updates
    Indians Leave Buffalo With A Win; D’Arnaud and Reyes Injured

    Indianapolis Indians  6,  Buffalo Bison  3 (Box)   Starling Marte singled and stole second base three times. 3B Matt Hague hit his first home run of the season, Kris Johnson earned his first win, and reliever Tim Wood picked up  his first Save in over a month, as the Indians defeated the...

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