Daily Archives: August 5, 2011

Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/5/11

Kyle McPherson and Nick Kingham had strong starts, Zack Dodson made his return to West Virginia, and Starling Marte hit his 8th homer of the year.

Pirates Prospects on Bucco Talk Tomorrow Morning

I will be a guest on "Bucco Talk" with Vinnie Richichi tomorrow morning on 93.7 The FAN at 8:40 AM.  You can listen live...

What Would Be a Successful 2011 Season?

It's been a funny season.  Coming in to the year, people expected 100 losses.  A 72-90 season would have been seen as a good...

Taking Another Look at the Pitching Staff

About a month ago, the Pittsburgh Pirates had one of the best starting pitching rotations in the league.  They were ranked 4th overall, thanks...

Daily Prospect Profile: Brandon Cumpton

21 earned runs in 10.2 innings.  That's how Brandon Cumpton started his 2011 season with West Virginia.  The 2010 9th round pick signed out...

Minor League Schedule: 8/5/11

Today's starting pitchers: Rudy Owens, Kyle McPherson, Jhonathan Ramos, Zack Von Rosenberg and Nick Kingham

Ohlendorf Goes 6 Innings, As Indians Overcome 5 Errors

Indianapolis Indians  4,  Toledo Mud Hens  3 Ross Ohlendorf made his second rehab start with the Indians, though he did not figure into the decisions...

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Site Updates: Three Years of Being a Subscription Site

Three years ago today we made the official switch to being a subscription site. We announced the move during Spring Training, but waited a...