Daily Archives: May 3, 2012

Prospect Watch: Strong Starts From Owens and Cain

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...

Pirates Pitchers Are Actually Dominant This Year

When I'm evaluating pitchers, the three key stats I look at are the strikeouts, the walks, and the home runs. Those are the only...

Bedard Strikes Out 11 and Alvarez Homers in 6-3 Win Over Cardinals

The Pittsburgh Pirates avoided the sweep and won game three at Busch Stadium on Thursday afternoon, 6-2, against the St. Louis Cardinals. Lefty Erik...

Taking a look at last night’s strike zone

During the second inning of last night’s game, Pirates catcher Rod Barajas took issue with a ball that was called with Carlos Beltran at...

Pregame: Tabata, Presley Switch at the Top

Throughout spring training Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle shuffled the top of the order between Alex Presley and Jose Tabata several times based on matchups....

Weekend Pirates Draft Prospects Preview: 5/4-5/6

Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com has released his mid-season top 100 draft prospects. A few weeks ago we saw the mid-season rankings from Keith Law...

This Date in Pirates History: May 3

Two former Pittsburgh Pirates players and two trades for today, plus John Fredland recaps the day Bob Prince returned to the radio for the...

First Pitch: Has Rudy Owens Repaired His Prospect Status?

I had a few interesting questions sent in at the end of this week's Prospects Chat. My answers would have been too long for...

Minor League Schedule: 5/3/12

Nick Kingham was originally scheduled to start game two of yesterday's doubleheader but his start has been pushed back to today. Michael Jefferson started...

Indians’ Reyes Earns 4th Win, Slaten Earns 4th Save

Indianapolis Indians  3,  Norfolk Tides  1 (Box)   Strong pitching and timely hitting gave the Indians their second win over the Norfolk Tides this evening at Harbor...
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