All posts tagged "Phil Irwin"

  • Top Performers
    Top Performers: Three International Left-Handers Making Some Noise

    Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The top ten and the bottom five starts are broken down below the chart. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, with no limitations on whether the starting...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Irwin Throws Four Shutout Innings In Return, Holmes Struggles

    Top Pitcher: Phil Irwin, Top Hitter: Jordy Mercer

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/2/13

    Today's Starters: Phil Irwin, Jameson Taillon, Robby Rowland, Clay Holmes

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/1/13

    Today's Starters: Casey Sadler, Eliecer Navarro, Joely Rodriguez

  • Injury Updates
    Phil Irwin Returns to Indianapolis, Ready to Start

    Phil Irwin is active and ready to start. Phil Irwin has been out of action since his spot start with the Pittsburgh Pirates on April 14th. The right-hander has been dealing with a period of dead arm, and the Pirates decided to be cautious and rest him. He was stashed on the...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Pirates Have a Lot of Pitching Depth in Indianapolis

    The Indianapolis Indians are off to a 19-7 start this year, which is their best start in 54 years. The last time they started off this well was in 1959, when they went 22-7 to start the year. Minor league wins and losses don’t mean much. The main focus is developing players...

  • Injury Updates
    Phil Irwin Dealing With Arm Fatigue

    Phil Irwin has been dealing with arm fatigue. Photo by: David Hague Many of you may have noticed that Phil Irwin hasn't pitched in the minors since his Major League debut. The Pirates optioned Irwin back down to Triple-A 11 days ago, but he has yet to appear in a game with...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: Time to Start Looking at the Bullpen Depth

    Jose Contreras could be a 7th inning option for the Pirates soon. If there's one thing the Pirates have been good at, it has been finding relievers. Jason Grilli, Mark Melancon, and even guys like Jeanmar Gomez and Vin Mazzaro have come cheap for their production. Those bullpen scouting skills look like...

  • Transactions
    Alex Presley Promoted, Irwin Demoted

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled outfielder Alex Presley and sent down pitcher Phil Irwin. Presley has been playing in AAA  for Indianapolis, where he was hitting .357 through seven games, with two doubles,a homer and six runs scored. Irwin started yesterday's game against the Cincinnati Reds, going 4.2 innings in the come-from-behind...

  • Top Performers
    Top Performers: Stolmy Pimentel is Helping to Make the Hanrahan Trade Look Good

    Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The top ten and the bottom five starts are broken down below the chart. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, with no limitations on whether the starting...

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