All posts tagged "Matt Hague"

  • Prospect Reports
    Tough Night For Wilson And Indians

    Columbus Clippers  5,  Indianapolis Indians  1 (Box)     Errors in the field and errors on the base paths made it a tough night for the Indianapolis Indians, as they hosted the Columbus Clippers at Victory Field tonight.  This was the first game in a four-game series, and the league-leading Clippers were...

  • Prospect Reports
    A.J. Burnett Crumples In Indy

      Toledo Mud Hens  9,  Indianapolis Indians  2 (Box)   Rehabbing starter AJ Burnett made his much-anticipated start for the Indianapolis Indians this evening, but it was not all that the Pirates had hoped it would be.   The Toledo Mud Hens beat the Indians at Victory Field, giving the teams a split...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Option Hague to Triple-A; Activate Morton

    The Pittsburgh Pirates optioned infielder Matt Hague to Triple-A Indianapolis in order to make room on the 25-man roster for right-hander Charlie Morton. Morton, 28, will start for the Bucs against the San Francisco Giants tonight at 9:05 p.m. ET at AT&T Park. The right-hander will be making his 2012 debut after...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Presley, Tabata to Share Leadoff Spot

    Throughout Grapefruit League action, Alex Presley got the majority of the starts batting leadoff. Jose Tabata followed in the two spot. The trend continued into the regular season with Presley hitting first for the first three games. But on game four of the season, Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle decided to switch the lineup up,...

  • Game Recaps
    Correia Gives Quality Start In Pirates 2-1 Loss

    The Pittsburgh Pirates saw yet another pitchers duel in game four of the 2012 season. Right-hander Kevin Correia took the mound at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Tuesday against Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw. The lefty was the third Cy Young winner that the club faced over their first four...

  • Top Stories
    Hurdle Will Pick Spots for Alvarez vs. Lefty Pitching

    When the opposing team sends a left-handed starter to the mound against the Pittsburgh Pirates, third baseman Pedro Alvarez  will likely be on the bench. During Alvarez’s rookie season in 2010, the third baseman hit .228 over 114 at-bats against lefty pitching compared to .270 over 233 at-bats against a right-hander. The...

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Two More Starters to Join Club By End of April

    PITTSBURGH, PA. — The Pirates starting pitchers so far this season have been impressive. But two more...

  • Game Recaps
    Pirates Hit Second Straight Walkoff Win Against Phillies

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — After walking off to the Philadelphia Phillies in the 10 inning on Saturday night at PNC Park, the club showed their resiliency yet again against the tough Philly team. The Bucs hit up their second straight walkoff win in the bottom of the 9th inning in front of 19,856 on Sunday. Casey McGehee picked up...

  • Analysis
    Hague Excited to Make his Major League Debut against the Phillies

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- When infielder Matt Hague arrived to the clubhouse at PNC Park on Saturday, he saw Hague with the No. 3 next to his name in a Major League lineup for the first time since breaking camp with the club out of spring training. "I was excited," Hague said when he saw...

  • Top Stories
    Several Possible Platoons This Season for Pirates

    PITTSBURGH, Pa. — After trading for infielder Casey McGehee over the offseason, the Pirates were expecting to enter the 2012 season with a platoon at first base. McGehee would face the left-handed starters, Garrett Jones would start when a righy was on the mound. But after solid spring training campaigns by several younger...

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