Daily Archives: March 7, 2012

International Hitting Prospects Starting to Emerge

I was watching batting practice at Pirate City towards the end of the day the other day. I was talking with one of the...

Karstens Sharp in Bucs 8-6 Loss to Toronto

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Right-hander Jeff Karstens tossed three scoreless innings in his first Grapefruit League start of the spring. After tossing two scoreless frames on...

Hurdle Holds Team Meeting to Address Focus

BRADENTON, Fla. -- After combining for just 12 hits over their first two spring training game and looking sloppy on defense, Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle...

Morton Throws B Game at Pirate City

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Right-hander Charlie Morton threw in an intrasquad scrimmage held at Pirate City on Wednesday morning. The 28-year-old was pulled after throwing...

Pregame: Game Five vs. Toronto in Bradenton

Good afternoon from McKechnie Field. The Pirates today will face the Toronto Blue Jays at 1:05 PM. Right-hander Jeff Karstens (three innings) will be making...

Walker Scratched with Back Tightness

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Second baseman Neil Walker was an early morning scratch from the lineup for today's 1:05 game at McKechnie Field against the...

Hitless Seasons

While writing the bio for today's "This Date" article on Albert Hall, I noticed a very interesting fact on him that I mentioned, he...

Live Blog of Today’s B-Game

The Pirates will be playing a B-game today at Pirate City. I'm still waiting on the lineups to be announced for the minor league...

Pirates Sign Three Prospects from the Mexican League

According to two links here and here (both in Spanish) The Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday signed three young players from the Leones de Yucatan team...

This Date in Pirates History: March 7

Light day on the calendar for former Pittsburgh Pirates but I promise to make it up tomorrow when we will have eight former players...
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