All posts tagged "Rudy Owens"

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    The Pirates Need Another Starting Pitcher

    The Pittsburgh Pirates made one addition to their starting rotation this off-season, adding Erik Bedard to a one year deal. Their rotation heading in to the year looks decent, with Jeff Karstens, Charlie Morton, and James McDonald all looking like locks for the rotation. They also have Kevin Correia and Brad Lincoln...

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    Pirates Protect Six Players From the Rule 5 Draft

    The Pittsburgh Pirates added six players to the 40-man roster today, filling out their reserve list to protect those players from the upcoming Rule 5 draft.  The Pirates protected Matt Hague, Starling Marte, Jordy Mercer, Rudy Owens, Duke Welker, and Justin Wilson.  To make room the Pirates have designated outfielder Xavier Paul...

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    Who Will the Pirates Protect From the Rule 5 Draft?

    Throughout the year we've talked about the Rule 5 roster crunch that the Pittsburgh Pirates will face this off-season.  Some of that has been over-blown to the point where people suggest trading prospects like Starling Marte just because the Pirates might not have a spot to protect him.  Make no mistake, the...

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    One Year Ago: Morton Deserves Another Shot

    One year ago today, Pittsburgh Pirates right handed pitcher Charlie Morton was coming off a disaster of a season.  In 79.2 innings he posted a 7.57 ERA, spanning 17 starts.  Despite the poor numbers, I wrote about how Morton deserved another shot.  I looked at Morton’s 2009 season (good results, minus the...

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    Nancy Zinni’s 2011 Indianapolis Indians Recap Part Two

    Also check out Part One: The Hitters We had high hopes for the Indians' pitchers in 2011.  This was the group of pitchers who won everything with the Altoona Curve in 2010 -- Rudy Owens,  Jared Hughes, Justin Wilson, Tony Watson, Jeff Locke, Bryan Morris, plus relievers Michael Dubee and Danny Moskos. ...

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    Locke’s Scoreless Tribe Debut Spoiled By Bats’ Late Rally

    Louisville Bats  4,  Indianapolis Indians  1 Gorkys Hernandez had the only RBI and the only extra-base hit for the Indians. Another late-inning rally by  the Bats... another game in which the Indians led 1-0 for several innings, and then lost in the end.  Tonight, at Louisville Slugger Field in...

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    Tabata Goes 3-for-4 As Indians Sink Clippers

    Indianapolis Indians  8,  Columbus Clippers  1 John Bowker had a single and a double tonight. The Indianapolis Indians recorded 14 hits on their way to 8 runs at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio  tonight, overwhelming the Clippers in the first game of this 2-game series.  Four Tribe pitchers, Tony...

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    Five-Run Third Inning Chases Owens And Sinks Indians

    Toledo Mud Hens  8,  Indianapolis Indians  4 Jordy Mercer had 3 hits for the second game in a row. The Mud Hens ganged up on Tribe starter Rudy Owens in the third inning tonight at Victory Field, and the Indians were not able to catch up after that.  Owens...

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    Owens Wins Behind Hot Indians’ Bats

    Indianapolis Indians  10,  Gwinnett Braves  5 Rudy Owens earned his 9th win of the season for the Indianapolis Indians tonight, despite surrendering 5 runs, as the Tribe batters doubled up on the Gwinnett Braves at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA.  Owens pitched into the 7th inning, and gave up...

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    Owens Pitches 7 Scoreless Innings

    Indianapolis Indians  3,  Rochester Red Wings  0 ( box ) Rudy Owens (photo) made his second 7-inning start in a row, and today's was even better than Tuesday's.  Owens pitched 7 scoreless innings this afternoon at Victory Field, as the Indians shut out the Rochester Red Wings. Owens had to work out...

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