Tag: Jeff Karstens

Pirates Notebook: Worst Game Of the Season; Walker Takes First Swings...

After the Pirates lost 12-2 to Chicago on Friday, Manager Clint Hurdle summed up the game by being honest. It stunk. "Our worst game of the...

Pirates Notebook: Locke Better Than Line; Pirates Keeping it One Day...

Jeff Locke was pushed into the starting rotation on Monday at PNC Park so the club could get a good look at the young...

Pirates Notebook: Karstens Exits Outing With Injury; Hurdle Believes Team Can...

Jeff Karstens attempted to battle through a left groin strain on the mound on Friday in Milwaukee, but the decision proved to be costly to...

Pirates Notebook: Pitching Blanks Cardinals; Weekend Rotation Set

The Pittsburgh Pirates pitching staff shined at PNC Park on Wednesday night. Wandy Rodriguez and the bullpen blanked St. Louis, which extended their consecutive scoreless streak...

Pirates Notebook: Pitching Struggles in August; Sanchez Working on Versatility

The Pirates have been struggling in the month of August. While their pitching has been impressive for most of the season, their team ERA...

Pirates Notebook: Two Outs Hurt Bucs; Pirates Continue to Make Waiver...

Two-out hits hurt the Pirates on both sides of the ball on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park. The Brewers did their damage from two-out...

Pirates Notebook: Karstens, McKenry Playing Wiffle Ball; Tabata in Better Frame...

When Jeff Karstens takes the mound, Michael McKenry is usually the guy behind the plate. It's been that way for the past two seasons...

Karstens, Tabata Exit Game With Groin Injuries

Both Jeff Karstens and Jose Tabata exited Saturday night's 4-0 win over Milwaukee due to groin injuries. Karstens injured his right groin after making a...

Pirates Notebook: Bucs on Winning End of 19-inning Game

Not since the heartbreaking 19-inning loss to the Atlanta Braves in 2011, which began the slide for the Pittsburgh Pirates last season, had the...

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,...
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Site Updates: We’re Starting to Get Back on Our Feet, And...

A week ago, I wrote a very important site update about how Pirates Prospects was struggling, and at risk of closing down. We were...