Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/14/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games. AAA Indianapolis was off. AA Altoona was off. A+ The Result: Lynchburg lost 3-2 to Potomac. -Chase D’Arnaud went 1 for 3 with a walk and his third stolen base at Lynchburg. Other Game Notes: Lastings Milledge went 1 for 5. Kris Watts went 3 for 4. Matt Hague went 2 for 5. Justin Wilson pitched five innings, allowing two runs on four hits, with four walks and five...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Half-Season in Review

Back in April I posted my 17 things to watch for in 2009 (besides the losing streak). With the All-Star break here, I figured now would be a good time to recap those 17 things, to see how the Pirates have come along in certain areas this season. Here is the recap: 17. The performance of the 2008 draft class. The Pirates went all out, spending almost $10 M in the 2008 draft, including going over slot on several high impact players in...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/6/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games. AAA The Result: Indianapolis got creamed 15-1 by Louisville. -Brad Lincoln made the start, going five innings and allowing four runs on eight hits. Lincoln struck out seven and walked three, with one homer. Lincoln started off with a 4.26 ERA and a 1.42 WHIP at AA in his first four starts before posting a 1.20 ERA and a 0.72 WHIP the rest of his time in Altoona. Other Game...

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Pirates Notebook: Home field advantage

A lot of Pirates fans have to be worried after the recent sweep by the Colorado Rockies. The Pirates should have won two of those games, and could have easily won all three. Instead the Pirates extended their losing streak to four games, and sit at 31-38 on the season. I don’t see this as anything out of the ordinary. This season the Pirates are 17-12 at home, but a disappointing 14-26 on the road. It’s not uncommon for a...

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Prospect and Draft Pick Updates

A few updates this afternoon… -I have added Quinton Miller, Rudy Owens, and Chase D’Arnaud to the Prospects Tracker. -The Pirates have promoted D’Arnaud from West Virginia to Lynchburg. I assume he will be making his debut on Thursday. I will be in attendance for that game, providing Twitter updates. I’m not sure where D’Arnaud will play. I can only assume that with the recent promotion of Pedro Alvarez,...

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