Daily Archives: May 28, 2012

Pirates Notebook: McDonald Continues to be Pirates Ace

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- James McDonald continues to be the Pittsburgh Pirates ace this 2012 season. Facing a hot Cincinnati Reds lineup, McDonald was not fazed on Monday...

Deven Marrero Has a Strong Second Half, But Is It Enough?

First impressions can really hurt sometimes. Deven Marrero entered the year as a consensus top five prospect. In my early draft preview last September he seemed...

Pirates to Take a Hitter in the Draft?

Jim Callis has been busy on Twitter today with draft talk for all teams. When asked who he thinks the Pirates will take, he...

Tabata Cleared to Play Today vs. Reds

Outfielder Jose Tabata was removed from the Pirates 10-4 win on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park after six innings due to cramping in his...

2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 5/28

STATS Mark Appel - 7.0 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 8 K, 0 HR, ND Kevin Gausman - 7.0 IP, 7 H, 2 ER, 1 BB,...

This Date in Pirates History: May 28

We have five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date, including two of the ten oldest living Pirates players. There is also one...

Prospect Trends — Week Ending 5/27

So far, it hasn't been the best of all possible seasons for the farm system.  Few of the team's hitting prospects are having good...

Pirates Add Doug Slaten to 40-Man; Cruz to Restricted List

The Pittsburgh Pirates have added right-handed reliever Juan Cruz to the restricted list so that he can return home to the Dominican Republic and...

Exploring the Arsenal: Previewing the Reds’ 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...

First Pitch: Rosenthal’s Article and Another Call to Trade Relievers

Earlier tonight, Ken Rosenthal wrote about the Pirates' need for hitting, and their pitching depth. To read what he had to say, click here....
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