Tag: James McDonald

Pirates Notebook: Should McDonald Skip A Start in the Rotation?

The second half of the season for James McDonald continues to be a struggle. McDonald has had just two solid starts for the Pirates...

Pirates Notebook: McDonald Showing Progress; Rotation Set for Cincinnati

It's been a frustrating second half of the season for James McDonald. But there have been signs that the right-hander is bouncing back to...

Pirates Notebook: Home Runs Hurt McDonald; Holt Gets First Major League...

Miller Park is a hitter friendly ballpark, and the ball was flying out of it on Sunday afternoon. There were a total of eight...

Pirates Notebook: Alvarez Locked in at the Plate; McDonald Needs to...

When Pedro Alvarez is locked in at the plate, watch out. That was no more evident than on Tuesday night at PNC Park. Alvarez...

Pirates Notebook: First Inning Runs off Bucs Unfortunate Trend

  The Pittsburgh Pirates first inning woes continued on Wednesday after James McDonald allowed San Diego to plate three runs in the opening frame. The...

Pirates Notebook: McDonald Tosses Best Outing of Second Half

After getting six days of rest and throwing two sides since his last start on Friday against San Diego, the Pirates were looking for...

Pirates Hoping Extra Side Helps McDonald Get Back on Track

The second half of the 2012 season has been a struggle for James McDonald. The right-hander went into the All-Star break with an impressive...

Pirates Notebook: Karstens Tinkering with Curve; McDonald Gets Bumped in Rotation

Jeff Karstens has been working on some adjustments over his last several starts. Since returning from the disabled list due  to a shoulder injury,...

Pirates Notebook: McDonald Struggling in 2nd Half; Bucs Going With 6-Man...

James McDonald has struggled the second half of the season. The McDonald that Pittsburgh saw in the first half of the season was impressive....

Pirates Notebook: McDonald Bounces Back in Loss; Correia to Make Spot...

The Pittsburgh Pirates starting staff was one of the best heading into the All-Star break, but have had some struggled in the second half....
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