Pirates Acquire Corey Wimberly

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired Oakland Athletics prospect Corey Wimberly, according to Wimberly himself on Twitter.  The Pirates sent Ryan Kelly to the Athletics, according to Jane Lee of MLB.com.  Wimberly, who turned 27 in October, reached the AAA level in 2010, with a .284/.373/.354 line in 531 at-bats, and 56 stolen bases.  Wimberly has played second base, shortstop, third base, left field, and center field.  He has...

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Phillip Irwin Pitches Seven No-Hit Innings

West Virginia Power starting pitcher Phillip Irwin pitched seven no hit innings tonight against Hagerstown, allowing two walks, while striking out eight.  Irwin was pulled in the eighth inning for Ryan Kelly, who got the first two outs before allowing a solo homer to make the game 9-1. This comes about three weeks after West Virginia starter Nathan Baker tossed eight no-hit innings, with no walks and eight strikeouts, before Gabriel...

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