All posts tagged "Sean Burnett"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: June 30

    On a busy day for Pittsburgh Pirates history, we have three trades and six former players born on this date. John Fredland covers a well-pitched game by Jon Lieber from 15 years ago, in his Jolly Roger Rewind. Before we start with all that, we have one current Pirates player celebrating a...

  • Game Recaps
    Game 82 Recap: Jones, McCutchen Boost Bucs Late

    The Pirates appeared to be wasting yet another strong effort from the starting corps – this time from James McDonald. But back-to-back solo homers in the eighth from Garrett Jones and Andrew McCutchen propelled the Pirates to a 5-3 win. The Pirates jumped on Livan Hernandez for two first inning runs. Alex...

  • Analysis
    Bucs Drop Another to Atlanta as Bullpen Blows One

    Atlanta scored twice in the 7th when Yunel Escobar hit a bases loaded single. Those two tallied put the Braves up 4-3 and that's how it stayed. Ross Ohlendorf pitched into the 7th, but was relieved by Sean Burnett after giving up a leadoff single. Two bunts (one for a single and...

  • Analysis
    Bucs Come Through in Extras After Bullpen Blows it

    Hey, it is four straight wins. So, not much to complain about. But, here goes... With Matt Capps unavailable due to much recent use (as reported by Dejan Kovacevic in his pre-game notes), Sean Burnett was called on to protect a one run lead in the 9th. It didn't happen. Burnett stranded...

  • Analysis
    Bucs Bullpen Outlasts Rain, Rockies

    It wasn't a pretty game. It was one of those that you'll hear people associate with the grind of a long seasn. A nealry 2 hour long rain delay interrupted the Pirates - Rockies game that the Pirates won with three runs in the middle innings off the Colorado bullpen. The rain...

  • Analysis
    Carpenter Masterful as Cards Earn a Split

    Chris Carpenter tossed 6-2/3 innings of no hit baseball to help St. Louis split the first four games of the 2009 season. Carpenter picked up his first win since 2006 for his effort.   The Pirates scratched out a run off of Carpenter thanks to a walk, two fielder's choices and an...

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