Tag: Michael McKenry

McKenry Learning to Adjust to Backup Role

After the Pittsburgh Pirates acquired catcher Michael McKenry from Triple-A Pawtucket (Red Sox) on June 12 of last season, McKenry went on to start in 58...

Bedard Battles, but Runs not Coming for Bucs

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Despite making a quality start on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, left-hander Erik Bedard got the tough luck loss...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Season Preview: Bench

After a series of roster moves on Wednesday afternoon, prior to the club's workout at PNC Park, the Pirates bench has become clear. The Pirates...

Pirates Notebook: Leroux Losing Changeup

PITTSBURGH, PA. -- After striking out two batters over a perfect inning of relief against the Baltimore Orioles at McKechnie Field on Saturday, Chris...

Bucs Tie and Lose in Split Squad Action

The Pittsburgh Pirates played two games this afternoon in part of a split squad day. And both games had very different results. Lefty Erik Bedard...

McKenry, Karstens Show up Big in Pirates Win Over Netherlands

ST. Pete, Fla. --Right-hander Jeff Karstens got the start against the Netherlands in part of the Intentional Baseball Tournament held at Al Lang Field in St....

Michael McKenry Entering the Season as the Backup Catcher

BRADENTON, Fla. -- When catcher Michael McKenry headed south for spring training this year, he was in a much different situation than the year...

This Date in Pirates History: March 4

There have been six former Pittsburgh Pirates born on this date and for a third day in a row, a player from the 2011...

McKenry Focused on Getting Better Today

BRADENTON -- Last season was a struggle at the plate for catcher Michael McKenry. Over 58 games with the Pirates in 2011, McKenry, nicknamed...

Game 160 Recap: Presley, Alvarez Drive Home Three Each in Win

The Pirates and Brewes engaged in an offensive battle. The pitching was porous and sloppy. Only one of the 17 runs that was scored...

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Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...