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Are the Pirates going to go rogue?
Whatever it is, there is a problem. Last night he buzzed the Pirates' Neil Walker in the ninth inning and tonight the Pirates are going to have to do something about it.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
JMac struggles, Taillon doesn't
James McDonald isn't finding the strike zone with any more consistency as his rehab drags on, but Jameson Taillon showed no ill effects from a 12-day layoff.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Kingham has strong AA debut
Nick Kingham pitched scoreless baseball in his first start for Altoona, West Virginia won without the middle of their order, and the DSL Pirates2 drew three times as many walks in one game as Clint Barmes has drawn all year A full slate on Saturday apart from Bradenton, which was off for the Florida State League All-Star Game.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Allie has another big day, James McDonald struggles
Stetson Allie had another explosion at the plate and James McDonald had more control problems on the mound, as the system won several blowouts despite some cancellations The Pirates' farm system is still having trouble getting games in.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Indianapolis Star
Indianapolis Indians rip Norfolk Tides in 1st 2 innings
The Indianapolis Indians took away the drama early Tuesday night in a 10-5 victory over the Norfolk Tides at Victory Field.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Pittsburgh Pirates Could Move Neil Walker
The Pittsburgh Pirates have explored efforts with platoons this season. Platooning out Garrett Jones and Travis Snider against left-handed pitching, the Pirates are taking advantage of all splits and schematic edges that they can get.
Cincinnati Steam 2013 season opens Thursday
The Cincinnati Steam Baseball Club is proud to announce the beginning of its eighth season.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Myers' RBI single in 13th lifts Bulls over Indianapolis
Wil Myers' go-ahead single, Vince Belnome's two-run double and Cole Figueroa's run-scoring triple in the top of the 13th inning lifted the Durham Bulls past the Indianapolis Indians 6-2 Tuesday night.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Oliver battles Bauer in a pitch-count duel
Andrew Oliver and Trevor Bauer held a race to see who could hit his pitch count the earliest , while Lucas May and Willy Garcia hit late-inning, three-run HRs -- Indianapolis won a battle of control-challenged pitching prospects with Columbus, 6-2. Andrew Oliver and Trevor Bauer each took 111 pitches to get through six and five and two-thirds ... (more)
Sat Jun 01, 2013
James McDonald, Clay Holmes do a little better
James McDonald lasted a lot longer than in his first AA rehab start, Clay Holmes survived some control problems, and Chase d'Arnaud reached base five times Only three Saturday games to report on.
Gerrit Cole, Tony Sanchez dominate in Columbus
Gerrit Cole dominated in exactly the way we've been hoping for from him as he and Tony Sanchez led Indianapolis to an 11-0 thrashing of Columbus Friday night.
Fri May 31, 2013
Reds Shut Out Pirates
Brandon Phillips and Jay Bruce both hit solo homers and Johnny Cueto tossed eight stellar innings of one-hit ball to help the Cincinnati Reds blank the Pittsburgh Pirates, 6-0, Friday in the opener of a three-game set at PNC Park.
Bucs get boost with Cardinals' delayed loss
In the shadow of the September wire, it may no longer matter because there might be a wide separation -- either way -- between the Pirates and St.
Pittsburgh Pirates Recall Outfielder Alex Presley
The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled an outfielder, optioned an infielder, activated a player off of the disabled list and made two minor trades on Friday.
Thu May 30, 2013
Martin's hit beat Tigers in 11th, 1-0
Russell Martin's walk-off single in the 11th inning gave the Pirates a 1-0 win against the Detroit Tigers at PNC Park Thursday night.
Wed May 29, 2013
In hindsight, Chapman beaning Cutch was the turning point in the Pirates' 2012 season
There was a lot of debate in this forum last year after the Reds ' Aroldis Chapman beaned Andrew McCutchen , and most of it centered on whether the Pirates should respond in kind.
Tue May 28, 2013
Walker homers in 11th inning as Pirates beat Tigers, 1-0
Neil Walker's 11th-inning home run gave the Pirates a 1-0 win against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday at Comerica Park.
Mon May 27, 2013
Bucs not willing to take chances with Tigers' Cabrera
Manager Clint Hurdle did not try to hide the fact the Bucs would be giving Cabrera -- who he called "the best hitter in baseball" -- four-finger salutes in the form of intentional walks and take their chances with the man protecting him in the Tigers' lineup, Prince Fielder.
Verlander, Tigers hold on for 6-5 win over Pirates
Justin Verlander struck out 13 in seven innings, and Jhonny Peralta had four hits to lead the Detroit Tigers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Monday.
Pirates send Tabata to DL
The Pittsburgh Pirates placed outfielder Jose Tabata on the 15-day disabled list Monday due to a left oblique strain.