Daily Archives: April 17, 2012

Jeff Karstens Removed From Game With Shoulder Inflammation

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jeff Karstens was removed after one inning in tonight's start against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Karstens came up to the plate...

Prospect Watch: Dickerson Has Four Hit Night

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 10 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn't include players currently in the...

McDonald Getting Hands on Experience from Veterans

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired right-hander James McDonald from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the summer of the 2010 season (along with prospect Andrew Lambo)...

This Date in Pirates History: April 17

With just one former Pittsburgh Pirates player born on this date, and no significant transactions, we will focus on Opening Days that occurred on...

Weekly Prospects Chat Transcript 4/17

Below is the transcript from this week's chat. Weekly Prospects Chat 4/17

A.J. Burnett Crumples In Indy

  Toledo Mud Hens  9,  Indianapolis Indians  2 (Box)   Rehabbing starter AJ Burnett made his much-anticipated start for the Indianapolis Indians this evening, but it was not...

Bucs Bats Fizzle in Loss to Dbacks

The Pittsburgh Pirates lost game one of a three-game set against the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5-1, at Chase Field on Monday. The Pirates jumped out to...

Minor League Schedule: 4/17/12

Two top ranked Pirates pitchers make starts tonight. Justin Wilson, ranked 14th overall in the Pirates system, goes for Indianapolis, while Colton Cain (ranked...
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