Tag: Jeff Karstens

Game 86 Recap: Karstens Wins Again

Pittsburgh is four games over .500 this late in the year since 1992. I don't care what happens the rest of the way. This...

Game 80 Recap: Karstens Continues to Impress

Jeff Karstens was efficient and effective over seven innings and the Pirates used a balanced, powerful (seven extra base hits) attack to beat the...

Should the Pirates Make a Move?

At the beginning of this month, I talked about how the Pirates weren't winning against good teams, and were just beating up on bad...

Game 76: Bucs Move 2 Games Over .500 Behind Karstens

It was the biggest crowd in PNC history. Though the Pirates won, many in attendance didn't go home happy because they are part of...

Pirates winning games, not necessarily making progress

On June 8, 2011, the Pittsburgh Pirates faced off against the Arizona Diamondbacks at PNC Park. Paul Maholm was on the hill for...

Game 71 Recap: Bucs Lose on Extra Inning Blast from Phelps

Cord Phelps hit a walk off three run homer off Tim Wood in the eleventh inning, concluding a game delayed by rain for nearly...

Pitching Staff a Victim of Playstation Numbers

Watching Jose Veras closing out the ninth inning in yesterday's game gave me an all too familiar feeling.  It was the same feeling I...

Game 66 Recap: Karstens Lifts Bucs Up to .500

The Pirates moved back up to .500 with a nail biting, 1-0 victory over Houston. Jeff Karstens played the hero by tossing 6-2/3 innings...

Game 61 Recap: Bucs Fail to Break .500

This one was a tough one to take. The Pirates were thisclose to busting through the glass ceiling. The offense sputtered and the bullpen...

Game 56 Recap: Bucs Overcome Phils in 12

It took twelve innings. It was dominated by pitching. In the end, Pittsburgh prevailed 2-1 in a contest that saw only 21 baserunners combined...
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