Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 9/10/09

Lynchburg Hillcats vs Wilmington Blue Rocks The Lynchburg Hillcats won a great pitching matchup tonight, beating the Wilmington Blue Rocks 1-0 to take game two of the best of five series, tying the series up at 1-1. Rudy Owens made the start, and was fantastic, with six shutout innings, four hits allowed, one walk, and six strikeouts. The line was especially impressive considering the Wilmington lineup featured Eric Hosmer and Mike...

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Tony Sanchez Videos from the Lynchburg Hillcats Game

I was at the Lynchburg Hillcats game on Monday for their regular season finale. In that game I got to see Tony Sanchez behind the plate for the first time, and as usual, I took some video of the event. The video playlist below includes: -2 Innings from Matt McSwain -3 Innings from Tom Boleska (well, I missed a bit of the 3rd inning he pitched) -2 Innings from Mike Colla -Part of an inning from Noah Krol -3 Tony Sanchez at-bats -A few...

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Matt McSwain Video Recap

I was going to do a write up on Matt McSwain, but I stumbled on to this game report from back in May, and unless I flat out plagiarize, there’s no way I could do as good of a job. So check out the link to find out about McSwain’s history, and I’ll add a little bit of my own analysis below. Here’s every pitch that McSwain threw on Sunday night. Final Numbers for McSwain: Total Pitches: 871st Inning Pitches: 72nd...

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