All posts tagged "Matt Hague"

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 10/21– Scoreless Inning For Wood

    Pirates' players and friend in winter league competition: DOMINICAN LEAGUE Toros del Este  6,  Gigantes del Cibao  5 A 2-run homer in the top of the 8th gave Los Toros the come-from-behind win.  Pirate minor leaguer Andy Vasquez came in to pinch run, and he also scored on the home run.  Reliever...

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 10/19 – Two Hits For Each Marte

    Checking in on Pirates' players and friends in Winter League action: DOMINICAN LEAGUE Gigantes del Cibao  6,  Toros del Este  5 A bottom-of-the-9th rally by Los Toros was not enough to catch Los Gigantes.  A single, a fielding error, and a walk loaded the bases with no outs for Los Toros.   A...

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 10/18 – Hits For Hague

    Pirates' players and friends in action in the Winter Leagues on Tuesday: VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Tigres de Aragua  2,  Bravos de Margarita  1 Former Pirate LF Lastings Milledge singled and scored in Aragua's 2-run 6th inning.  He also singled and stole second base in the 4th.  Los Tigres' outfield was all former Pirates'...

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 10/17

    The Venezuelan and Mexican Pacific Leagues had a scheduled day off on Monday.  The Dominican League had just one game going. The Puerto Rican and Australian winter leagues (well, summer for the Aussies) begin in a few more weeks. Team USA is on a short break before continuing with the Pan Am...

  • Analysis
    Winter Leagues 10/14-15 — Hague Hits, Hernandez Gets Hit

    Catching up with the Pirates' players and friends in the winter leagues: MEXICAN PACIFIC LEAGUE Algodoneros de Guasave  7,  Venados de Mazatlan  4 A 6-run 3rd inning gave Guasave a lead they would not give up on Friday, despite a 3-run 8th by Los Venados.  There were two homers in the 3rd...

  • News and Rumors
    Derrek Lee is the Best First Baseman “Available”

    Derrek Lee is the best first baseman on the market this year outside of Albert Pujols and Prince Fielder. In looking at the numbers for the upcoming first basemen, one thing stood out to me: Derrek Lee is good. That's kind of obvious if you watched what Lee did in his limited...

  • Season Recaps
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: First Base

    Derrek Lee provided a huge boost at first base in September. Heading in to the 2011 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates were looking for a short term answer at first base.  They ended up signing Lyle Overbay, who was coming off a 2010 season where he posted a .243/.329/.433 line in Toronto, which...

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

    Matt Hague made good use of that bat in 2011 The Indianapolis Indians finished the season with a team batting average of .263.  This is remarkably consistent with their team batting averages for the past few years -- .262 in 2010, 2008, and 2007, .and 260 in 2009.  While the team was...

  • Analysis
    Indians End Their Season With Loss But Locke Strikes Out 6

    Louisville Bats  5,  Indianapolis Indians  2 Jeff Locke started the Indians' final game. The Indianapolis Indians wrapped up their 2011 season with a loss to the Bats at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville, KY this afternoon.  The loss gives the Indians a final record of 76- 68, which is...

  • Top Stories
    Who Plays First Base for the Pirates in 2012?

    The Pittsburgh Pirates activated first baseman Derrek Lee from the disabled list yesterday, and he promptly hit a grand slam in the ninth inning of his first game back, giving the Pirates a 7-5 win.  The Pirates added Lee at the trade deadline in exchange for Aaron Baker, but quickly saw him...

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