Tag: Joe Beimel

First Pitch: You Can’t Stop Pitching Injuries, You Can Only Hope...

Once upon a time, it seemed like every top pitching prospect the Pittsburgh Pirates had would go down with a major injury. Bobby Bradley,...

This Date in Pirates History: April 19

On this date in 1979, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded shortstop Frank Taveras to the New York Mets for shortstop Tim Foli and minor league...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: The Bullpen

If there's one area where the Pittsburgh Pirates have had success adding players over the last few years, it's been the bullpen.  That was...

Ross Ohlendorf Recalled, Joe Beimel DFAd

The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled right handed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf, and have designated left handed reliever Joe Beimel for assignment, per a team press...

Game 123 Recap: Bucs Drop See Saw Contest

The Pirates battled back from deficits all night to tie the score in the eighth, with good chances to push ahead. They were unable...

Game 117 Recap: Greinke Mows Down Pirates

For the Pirates to have much of a chance to return to contention in 2011 they needed to start off strongly in this series...

Game 115 Recap: Bumgarner, Long Balls Lead SF to Win

Madison Bumgarner has pitched pretty well in 2011. His record doesn't reflect it. He was on tonight and was rewarded with a win. James...

Game 112 Recap: 6 Run 7th Runs Streak to 9

San Diego used another grand slam and plenty of hits to pile up a Baker's Dozen on Paul Maholm and the Pirates bullpen. Cory...

Game 110 Recap: 3 Run 8th Pushes Losing Streak to 7

This was nothing short of a gut punch. The Pirates scraped together a six run fourth inning to take a two run lead only...

Which Free Agents Could Get Draft Compensation?

One thing the Pittsburgh Pirates rarely see is draft pick compensation for their departing free agents.  For the most part, the Pirates never really...

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Site Updates: The Status of Pirates Prospects Being Under Construction

Pirates Prospects has been free for a few weeks now. That will be changing soon. A few months ago, I gave an update about how...