All posts tagged "Tony Watson"

  • Game Recaps
    Game 140 Recap: Cubs Salvage Last Game

    Charlie Morton was wild and was unable to get out of the fifth inning. Randy Wells continued with his resurgence as the Cubs took the final game of the three game set 6-3. Alex Presley got it started in the first inning off Wells. He singled and stole second. He moved to...

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    Game 134 Recap: Rodriguez Dominant in Houston Victory

    Ross Ohlendorf certainly wasn’t bad. But Wandy Rodriguez was lights out. He yielded an early lead to the Pirates but Houston chipped away and took the lead. Rodriguez whiffed a career best as Houston took the first game of the series. The Pirate bats were silent all game except for the fourth...

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    Game 130 Recap: Cards Rough Up Morton

    Pittsburgh welcomed back a couple of players from the disabled list. But not much changed for the hitters as the offense didn’t do much against Edwin Jackson. Charlie Morton, trying to close out a great month, was hit hard by St. Louis as the Pirates dropped the opener of the series 8-4....

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    Game 126 Recap: Strong Start by Karstens Wasted

    The Pittsburgh Pirates got a great start from right hander Jeff Karstens tonight in game one of a double header against the Milwaukee Brewers.  However, the Pirates also failed to take advantage of their opportunities at the plate, which combined with a bullpen implosion in the late innings, gave the Brewers an...

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    Game 124 Recap: Bucs Score Late to Win

    Neil Walker collected three of the Pirates ten singles and drove in a pair. Pittsburgh pulled ahead with two runs in the bottom of the seventh off of Aroldis Chapman to win 5-3. The Reds jumped in front first. Charlie Morton gave up a single to Brandon Phillips to start the game....

  • Analysis
    Indians Struggle Against Pigs’ Pitching

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  3,  Indianapolis Indians  1 Pedro Ciriaco doubled and scored the only Indians' run. The Indianapolis Indians scored early tonight at Victory Field, but the Iron Pigs came from behind to take the win.  The Lehigh Valley pitchers held the Indians scoreless after the 2nd inning,...

  • Analysis
    Presley And Bowker Lead Indians To Snap Losing Streak

    Indianapolis Indians  3,  Louisville Bats  2 Alex Presley had three doubles and a single tonight. Seven hits, including 4 doubles, from LF Alex Presley and RF John Bowker, plus 10 innings and a throwing error, and the Indians snapped their 5-game losing streak with a win over the Louisville...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Recall Tony Watson

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled left handed pitcher Tony Watson, which is their corresponding move to placing Paul Maholm on the 15-day disabled list yesterday.  Watson was optioned to AAA on August 6th, but prior to that had a 2.73 ERA and a 1.22 WHIP in 26.1 innings in the majors.... This...

  • Analysis
    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...

  • Top Stories
    The Future of the Bullpen Looks Good

    One of the strengths to the 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates has been their bullpen.  The bullpen has combined for a 3.43 ERA this year, which ranks 10th in the majors, and sixth in the National League.  The Pirates are anchored by one of the best closers in the game, Joel Hanrahan.  They’ve got...

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