Tag: Bronson Arroyo

Pirates Still Interested in Bronson Arroyo

According to Maury Brown, the Pittsburgh Pirates are one of four teams in the mix for free agent right-handed pitcher Bronson Arroyo. Just over a month ago, Jayson Stark reported that the Pirates called about Arroyo. Nothing has changed with their rotation since then, as Ryan Vogelsong was already signed at the time. So it […]
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Pirates Have Talked to Bronson Arroyo

According to Jayson Stark, the Pittsburgh Pirates have called about free agent pitcher Bronson Arroyo. He didn’t pitch during the 2015 season due to Tommy John surgery. The 38-year-old(39 in February) had a 4.08 ERA, 1.29 WHIP and 47 strikeouts in 86 innings over 14 starts during the 2014 season for the Arizona Diamondbacks. It’s […]
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First Pitch: The Next Liriano and The Left-Handed First Baseman

We’re through day two of four of the 2013 Winter Meetings. There have been a lot of rumors surrounding the Pirates so far, specifically focused on first base and starting pitching. It’s to the point where we can get an idea of what the Pirates are going to do, and the only question that remains […]
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Pirates are Probably Out on Bronson Arroyo

Both Rob Biertempfel and C. Trent Rosecrans have heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates are probably out on Bronson Arroyo. From what I'm hearing today, #pirates probably are out on Arroyo. — Rob Biertempfel (@RobBiertempfel) December 10, 2013 told the #Pirates are probably out Arroyo — C. Trent Rosecrans (@ctrent) December 10, 2013 Yesterday we heard […]
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Pirates Plan to Meet With Bronson Arroyo’s Agent

Yesterday we heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates had checked in on Bronson Arroyo. Buster Olney reports today that they plan to meet with Arroyo’s agent. The Pirates plan to meet with Terry Bross, the agent for Bronson Arroyo. They have a rotation opening, given A.J. Burnett's uncertainty. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 9, 2013 Rob Biertempfel, […]
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Pirates Checked in on Bronson Arroyo

Rob Biertempfel has a preview of the Winter Meetings for the Pittsburgh Pirates, detailing the positions of need for the team this off-season. In the starting pitching section, Biertempfel mentions that the Pirates have checked in on Bronson Arroyo. Arroyo is a free agent, coming off a season with a 3.79 ERA in 202 innings, […]
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Jeff Locke Shines But Reds Win 2-1 in 13 Innings

Having secured its prey, the black snake squeezes it to death before eating it. The body is coiled around the prey, tightening until respiration stops and suffocation occurs. — Encyclopedia Britannica Jeff Locke is a black snake. You watched him on the mound Wednesday night in the Pirates’ 2-1 loss at Cincinnati. He pitched seven […]
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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 Pirates. The charts below show the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2011. These charts are from the catcher’s point of view. For a […]
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This Date in Pirates History: February 24

Five former Pittsburgh Pirates players were born on this date. One of them being Honus Wagner, the greatest shortstop in baseball history and in my opinion, the greatest player in Pirates history. He got his own post last night that can be found here. One of the players from today gets overshadowed on this day […]
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Game 161 Recap: Fielder Hits Three Homers

Prince Fielder hit three homers and drove in five runs. Starters Ross Ohlendorf and Randy Wolf weren’t particularly effective. Each left the game before it was decided and wound up with a no decision. Fielder’s last homer was a two run shot that broke a 4-4 tie in the seventh. The small lead the Pirates […]
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