All posts tagged "Rudy Owens"

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/8/12

    Altoona was off yesterday. They resume their schedule today with a two game series at home against Bowie before going on the road for six games. Tyler Waldron had his start pushed back until today as Rick Vandenhurk started for Bradenton, making his first appearance in the Pirates system since signing with...

  • Top Stories
    The Altoona Four Providing Depth and Trade Chips

    Jeff Locke, Bryan Morris, Rudy Owens, and Justin Wilson earned the group name “The Altoona Four” after all four pitchers put up strong numbers at the Double-A level in 2010. All four pitchers were expected to move up at some point in 2011. That point came at the start of the year...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Cole and Taillon On the Right Track For Double-A

    Top pitching prospects Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon are both off to strong starts in high-A Bradenton.  After Sunday’s start, Cole has a 3.54 ERA in 28 innings during his first professional season, with a 34:10 K/BB ratio. He has struck out at least a batter an inning in each of his...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: How Short Should Correia’s Leash Be?

    At the start of the year, Kevin Correia was a great pitcher for the Pirates to have. He could start in the event of an injury to the rotation. He could pitch out of the bullpen as a long reliever, or in shorter roles. And he's had the tendency to put together...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Lose To Norfolk In 13 Innings

    Norfolk Tides  3,  Indianapolis Indians  2  (13 innings) (Box)   The 13th inning proved to be unlucky for the Indianapolis Indians tonight, as a wild pitch and two singles gave the Norfolk Tides the walk-off win at Harbor Park in Norfolk, Virginia.  Reliever Daniel Moskos pitched to three batters in the 13th...

  • Analysis
    First Pitch: Has Rudy Owens Repaired His Prospect Status?

    I had a few interesting questions sent in at the end of this week's Prospects Chat. My answers would have been too long for a chat, but they were questions I wanted to answer. Going forward, I might make that a Wednesday Q&A feature, highlighting some of the questions that would require...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/3/12

    Nick Kingham was originally scheduled to start game two of yesterday’s doubleheader but his start has been pushed back to today. Michael Jefferson started in his place. Altoona plays a late morning game today before returning home for four games in three days against Richmond. A full recap of yesterday’s games can...

  • Prospect Reports
    Owens Continues Hot Start to 2012 With Seven Shutout Innings

    Rudy Owens had a big start tonight for the Indianapolis Indians, throwing seven shutout innings, while allowing six hits, one walk, and striking out six, while leading Indianapolis to a 2-0 win. The start for Owens was his second straight outing with seven shutout innings. It did come against a rare lineup...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 4/28/12

    Altoona plays an early afternoon game today. Tim Williams will be in Durham covering the Indianapolis game tonight. West Virginia is facing strong pitching in Adam Conley today, a 2011 2nd round pick, who has a 0.90 ERA with 23 strikeouts and just nine hits allowed in 20 innings this year. A...

  • Prospect Reports
    Indians Waste Owens’ Brilliant Start

    Louisville Bats  3,  Indianapolis Indians  2 (Box)   An excellent start by Rudy Owens went to waste this afternoon at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville, Kentucky.  The Indianapolis Indians and Owens had the game under control until the bottom of the 9th, when the Bats took the lead and the win with...

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