Daily Archives: May 11, 2012

Lack of Offense Spoils McDonald’s Impressive Outing

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- The Pirates entered game action hitting for just a .225 average, ranking 15th in the National League. The lack of offense...

Pirates Acquire Jeff Larish

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired first base/third baseman Jeff Larish for cash considerations from the Boston Red Sox. Larish will be assigned to Indianapolis. Larish,...

Prospect Watch: Gift Hits His Fourth Homer

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...

Pittsburgh Pirates VS Cy Young

If you're anything like me with baseball history, some numbers just instantly bring baseball players to mind because of historic stats. If I see...

Pregame: Bedard, Karstens Injury Updates; Beating One’s and Two’s, Alvarez Hitless In Four Spot

Pirates skipper Clint Hurdle and staff will have a meeting after batting practice this afternoon to discuss the status of lefty Erik Bedard and whether...

This Date in Pirates History: May 11

We have five Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, including teammates from the 1990 squad that were born on the exact same day....

Exploring the Arsenal: Previewing the Astros’ Probable Starting Pitchers

Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the...

Pirates Notebook: Presley Working to Regain Last Seasons Swing

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- After starting the season off hot -- hitting for a .303/.321/.395 line in 76 at-bats over his first 19 games of...

Pirates Pitching Great, Rip Sewell

Truett "Rip" Sewell was born on May 11,1907 in Decatur,Alabama. He came from a family with plenty of baseball tradition. His cousin is Hall...

Minor League Schedule: 5/11/12

Just a note on when the short-season teams begin their play. The two teams from the Dominican Summer League will begin their 72 game...
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