All posts tagged "Zack Dodson"

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 5/5/13

    Today's Starters: Francisco Liriano, David Bromberg, Zack Dodson, John Kuchno

  • Injury Updates
    Zack Von Rosenberg to the DL, Zack Dodson Set to Return This Weekend

    Zack Dodson is set to return this weekend. A few notes from Bradenton this afternoon: **Zack Von Rosenberg has been placed on the disabled list with a strained hamstring. The placement was retroactive to April 26th, which means he shouldn't miss much time. **Jhondaniel Medina has been added to the Bradenton roster...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Luis Heredia, Zack Dodson, and Rinku Singh Set to Return Soon

    I’ve had a lot of questions early in the year about the progress of Luis Heredia. The right-hander is in extended Spring Training, and hasn’t thrown in many games. He has been throwing on the side, and pitched a live batting practice earlier this week. Back in the middle of March I...

  • Prospect Reports
    Extended Spring Training Notes: Dodson, Hurst, Ramirez, Montilla

    I was over at extended Spring Training this afternoon, where the Pirates were playing a game against the Phillies. Here are some observations from camp. **Zack Dodson got the start in the Jamestown game, going 3.1 innings and giving up three runs on five hits with a walk and five strikeouts. Dodson...

  • Free Articles
    Minor League Results: Dodson, Bell, Mathisen, Herrera

    Zack Dodson Zack Dodson Zack Dodson started off looking a little shaky Wednesday against the Phillies. But he quickly shifted to dominance. In a 3-2 win, very much a group effort, with Dodson the star of the show. His wildness got him into trouble in the early innings, but he mixed in...

  • Analysis
    Can Zack Dodson Bounce Back From His 2012 Season?

    Can Zack Dodson bounce back from his 2012 season? Zack Dodson has had two years worth of set backs in low-A. In 2011 he missed half the season with a broken hand. He did have good numbers when healthy, but only made 13 starts at the level. Dodson returned to West Virginia...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: The 2011 Draft is the Exact Opposite of the 2009 Draft

    In 2009 the Pittsburgh Pirates spent a lot of money on prep pitchers in the middle rounds. The hope was that one of those pitchers could one day emerge as a top of the rotation option, which is something the Pirates hadn't seen in their system for a long time. So far...

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: The 2009 Draft Class Lacking Impact Talent

    Today we finished up the Bradenton Marauders recap, which means we've wrapped up all of the prep pitchers from the 2009 draft. There are still players from the 2009 draft to cover in the upper levels of the farm system. However, since a bulk of the draft was focused on those prep...

  • Injury Updates
    Zack Dodson Suspended 50 Games For Substance Abuse

    Left-handed pitching prospect Zack Dodson has been suspended 50 games for testing positive for substance abuse, according to John Perrotto. Dodson was placed on the temporary inactive list recently, and now we know why. Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington issued the following statement about Dodson's suspension: "We are extremely disappointed in Zack's actions...

  • Top Performers
    Jeff Locke and Jameson Taillon Post the Top Pitching Performances of the Week

    Below are the top ten pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the starting pitcher has prospect eligibility. *Game Score is...

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