Tag: Rod Barajas

Pirates Notebook: Pitching Staff Continues to Shine

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Pittsburgh's pitching staff continues to shine this season. Entering game action, the staff ERA of 3.33 ranked No. 3 in the...

First Pitch: Barajas is Playing Up to Expectations

When the Pirates signed Rod Barajas, Neal Huntington pointed out his game calling, receiving, blocking, and veteran leadership with the pitching staff, along with...

Pirates Notebook: Why are Teams Pitching to McCutchen?

Center fielder Andrew McCutchen is having a huge month of May. Even after going 0-for-3 on Sunday, McCutchen is hitting for a .396 average...

Pirates Notebook: Verlander No Hits Pirates Through Eight

Right-hander Justin Verlander took a no-hitter into the ninth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Detroit. With one out, Josh Harrison took a 1-2...

Pirates Notebook: Bedard Makes First Start Since Injury

Left-hander Erik Bedard made his first start on Wednesday against the Washington Nationals since his scheduled start was bumped back by two days due...

Pirates Need to Get the Bottom of the Lineup Going

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- When signing veterans Clint Barmes and Rod Barajas over the offseason, the Pirates expected more from them than the numbers they've...

Barajas’ First Bucco Dinger Gives Pirates Walkoff Win

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Catcher Rod Barajas has been struggling at the plate since the season started and entered game action hitting for just a...

Pirates Notebook: Pitching Staff Racking Up Punchouts

The Pittsburgh Pirates had a pitch to contact staff during the 2011 season. That however, has changed so far in 2012. Out of all...

Taking a look at last night’s strike zone

During the second inning of last night’s game, Pirates catcher Rod Barajas took issue with a ball that was called with Carlos Beltran at...

Barajas’ first-pitch swing not as foolish as it seemed

Rod Barajas stepped to the plate in the fourth inning last night, with the bases loaded and one out. The Pirates trailed 2-1 and...
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