Tag: Rocco DeMaro

P3 Episode 19: Catching Up With Rocco DeMaro

Episode 19 of The Pirates Prospects Podcast can be downloaded or streamed below. It has been a few weeks since our last podcast. We...

Extra Innings host Rocco DeMaro leaves Clear Channel

Rocco DeMaro, host of the Pirates post-game show Extra Innings for the past four seasons, revealed some unfortunate news on his Twitter feed this afternoon.

Draft signing deadline

First round pick Jameson Taillon, second round pick Stetson Allie and 15th round pick Drew Maggi put the pen to paper at various points on Monday. Click here to read through the live updates that I provided from morning to midnight.

Clement to AAA; Tabata and Lincoln joining the Pirates

The Pirates designated reliever Jack Taschner for assignment tonight, and optioned Jeff Clement to Triple-A Indianapolis. Taschner will be replaced by Brad Lincoln, but the second roster move will not be announced until Wednesday. There are unconfirmed rumblings that Jose Tabata will be the one promoted to Pittsburgh.

Morris heading to Altoona

Pitching prospect Bryan Morris, who has not allowed an earned run in 33 innings for High-A Bradenton, will be promoted to Double-A Altoona. Neal Huntington said that Morris could be promoted to Triple-A Indianapolis by the end of the season.

Hart diagnosed with torn labrum

Rocco DeMaro reports that Kevin Hart has been diagnosed with a labrum tear in his right shoulder.

Team defense should improve in the future

The Pirates' 2010 defensive unit will be average at best. What would it take to repair the defense, and how long should it take? Click to find the answer.

Taschner in the lead for bullpen spot

Rocco DeMaro reports that Jack Taschner is the leading candidate for the Pirates' final bullpen opening.

Archived Neal Huntington interview

Neal Huntington talks with Rocco DeMaro near the end of the 2009 season.
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