Daily Archives: May 22, 2012

Pirates Notebook: James McDonald Having a Breakout Season

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Right-hander James McDonald continues to impress this 2012 season, posting numbers worthy of arguably a nomination for a breakout player in the National...

Prospect Watch: Hague Hits First Homer, Decent Start For Taillon

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...

Indians Leave Buffalo With A Win; D’Arnaud and Reyes Injured

Indianapolis Indians  6,  Buffalo Bison  3 (Box)   3B Matt Hague hit his first home run of the season, Kris Johnson earned his first win, and reliever...

How Times Have Changed

While sifting through Fangraphs' sortable data on Pirates pitchers for a possible upcoming piece, I got all the way back to the 1993 Pittsburgh...

Offensive Help From the Farm System: The 2012 Edition

Yesterday I pointed out why it is unlikely for a trade to be made this early in the season. I felt the article was...

This Date in Pirates History: May 22

Five former Pittsburgh Pirates players have been born on this date, including two recent relievers. Also, we have two fairly big trades to discuss....

Jeff Locke Looking to Bring New Delivery to PNC Park Mound

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- On Monday afternoon rookie Jeff Locke watched alongside Pitching Coach Ray Searage as right-hander A.J. Burnett threw a bullpen at PNC...

Minor League Schedule: 5/22/12

Top prospect Jameson Taillon, will get the start tonight in Bradenton. He has an ERA of 0.56 in 16 innings during his three home...

Indians Take Advantage Of Errors For 9th Inning Win

Indianapolis Indians 8,  Buffalo Bison  6 (Box)   Two errors by the Buffalo Bison in the top of the 9th gave the Indians the chance they needed...

First Pitch: Firing the Hitting Coach

Earlier today, David Todd brought up an interesting subject on Twitter. He posted the numbers of Matt Diaz and Lyle Overbay last year, then...
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