Exploring the Arsenal – Collin McHugh

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each game, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitcher expected to oppose the Pirates. The chart below shows the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2012. This chart is from the catcher’s point of view. Click here for a general guide to pitch types and classifications. Graphs are courtesy of Brooks Baseball and The Hardball...

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Exploring the Arsenal – Jenrry Mejia

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each game, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitcher expected to oppose the Pirates. The chart below shows the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2010. This chart is from the catcher’s point of view. Click here for a general guide to pitch types and classifications. Graphs are courtesy of Brooks Baseball and The Hardball...

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Exploring the Arsenal: A Preview of the New York Mets’ Probable Starting Pitchers

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the Pirates. The charts below show the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2011. These charts are from the catcher’s point of view. For a general guide to pitch types for a right-handed pitcher, please check out this image created by Sons of Sam...

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No Trade For Jesus Feliciano

UPDATE 11:43 AM: Looks like this was a false alarm.  Feliciano was summoned to Pittsburgh, leaving Rubin to guess that he would be joining the Pirates.  It turns out that Barajas was claimed by the Dodgers, and Feliciano will take his place on the roster.  The only involvement the Pirates had in this was that they were playing the Mets today, in Pittsburgh. As I said below, the deal didn’t make any sense for the Pirates. –...

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Paul Maholm Trade Deadline Rumors

Yesterday it was reported that three teams were in contact with the Pittsburgh Pirates on starting pitcher Paul Maholm.  Those three teams were the San Diego Padres, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the New York Mets. Tom Krasovic of FanHouse tweets that there is no potential for Paul Maholm to be traded today, which removes one of those options.  The Dodgers, who have had the most interest, seem to prefer Ted Lilly.  Jayson Stark tweets...

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