Monthly Archives: September 2011

Luis Heredia and Nick Kingham Videos From Instructs

There were a lot of top pitching prospects today in the two intersquad games at Pirate City.  Starting off the day Luis Heredia was...

Gerrit Cole Video From Pirate City

Gerrit Cole was throwing a bullpen session here at Pirate City, under the instruction of Jim Benedict.  I caught the last few pitches on...

Instructs Day Two: Fryer, Hafner, Cumpton

If you follow any of the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league players on Twitter, you probably saw that today's instructional league action was pretty brutal....

What Went Right in 2011

The 2011 campaign is over and the Pirates have another losing season in the books.  That’s . . . how many in a row? ...

What Went Wrong in 2011

You can’t lose 90 games without a lot of things going wrong.  In the case of the 2011 Pirates, there were some problems that...

2011 Pirates Season Recap: Progress Was Made

The Pittsburgh Pirates wrapped their 2011 regular season up last night, finishing with a loss to the Milwaukee Brewers, and dropping to a 72-90...

Afternoon Notes From Instructs 9/29

Morning practices are over, and the Pirates are about to play a game against the Phillies.  Some notes from this afternoon: -Yesterday I mentioned that...

Game 162 Recap: Season Ends With Loss and 3 HRs Allowed

The season ended much the way it has gone over the last couple of months. There wasn't much to write home about from the...

Instructs Day One: Allie, Holmes, Burnette, Gift

I arrived in Florida around 3:30 AM this morning, after about 15 hours of driving.  After a bit of sleep, I went over to...

Gerrit Cole’s Instructional League Debut

Yesterday Gerrit Cole made his instructional league debut, which was also his pro debut.  I didn't get a chance to see the outing live,...
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