Daily Archives: May 18, 2012

Indians Swept By Iron Pigs — Four Straight Shutouts

Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  3,  Indianapolis Indians  0 (Box)   The Indians are going to be happy to see Allentown, PA in their rear-view mirrors, as they...

Prospect Watch: Indianapolis Shut Out Again

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...

Cumpton Throws Seven Strong Innings, Cunningham Returns From DL in Altoona Win

ALTOONA, Pa. -- Right-hander Brandon Cumpton has been solid in his first year at the Double-A level. His last trip to the mound on Saturday...

Pirates Notebook: Verlander No Hits Pirates Through Eight

Right-hander Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the ninth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Detroit. With one out, Josh Harrison took a 1-2...

Pirates Call Up Gorkys Hernandez

The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up Gorkys Hernandez for the weekend series against the Detroit Tigers. A move was expected after the Pirates demoted...

Exploring the Arsenal: Previewing the Tigers’ 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...

This Date in Pirates History: May 18

Four former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date. Earlier in the day, we covered Pirates pitching great, Babe Adams, which can be read...

Pirates Pitching Great, Babe Adams

In the history of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise, only one player has won more games than Charles "Babe" Adams. Born on May 18,1882, he...

Minor League Schedule: 5/18/12

Rudy Owens looks to continue his strong season tonight in Lehigh Valley. After allowing four runs over five innings in his first start of...

First Pitch: Should the Pirates Extend James McDonald?

James McDonald has been pitching great this year.  After his start tonight, the right hander has a 2.68 ERA in 50.1 innings, with an...
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