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The Scottsdale Scorpions won 6-3 today. Here are the results from the Pirates prospects.
**Matt Curry went 0-for-3 with a walk.
**Brandon Cumpton pitched a shutout inning, giving up one hit and striking out one. Cumpton threw 16 pitches with eight strikes.
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The Scottsdale Scorpions won 4-3. Here is how the Pirates prospects did today.
**Adalberto Santos went 1-for-4 with his lone hit being a solo homer in the eighth to cut the lead to 3-1 at the time. Scottsdale came back with three runs in the ninth to win.
**Matt Curry went 1-for-4.
**Vic Black was the winning pitcher, after throwing a scoreless eighth inning. Black gave up one hit...
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced a few moves this afternoon. The team claimed right-hander Chad Beck off waivers from Toronto, and catcher Ali Solis off waivers from San Diego. To make room on the 40-man roster, they designated Jeff Clement and Eric Fryer for assignment.
Beck, who turns 28 in January, has just 18 innings in the majors, with a 5.50 ERA, a 6.0 K/9, and a 2.5 BB/9 ratio...
The Arizona Diamondbacks announced via Twitter that they’ve claimed infielder Gustavo Nunez off waivers from the Pittsburgh Pirates. Nunez was the Rule 5 selection by the Pirates last year, but missed the entire year on the 60-day disabled list with an injury that he suffered prior to the Rule 5 draft. The shortstop is regarded as a plus defender, but hasn’t done much with the...
Here are the results for the Pirates prospects from the Arizona Fall League action today.
**Adalberto Santos went 0-for-2 with two walks. Santos started in left field.
**Gift Ngoepe went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts.
**Tyler Waldron pitched an inning, allowing two runs on two hits, with a walk, no strikeouts, and a home run. Waldron threw 23 pitches, with 13 strikes.
Warning: What you are about to read is different from what many others have written on this subject. If you are expecting this post to lay blame on twenty years of losing because of four days of training, or pander to the "I hate Bob Nutting just because its easy" crowd, please turn back now.There's a lot of things the Pirates have done wrong over the last two decades...
The Pirates claimed pitcher Chad Beck and catcher Ali Solis off waivers on Thursday. Jeff Clement and Eric Fryer were designated for assignment to make room for Beck and Solis on the 40-man roster. Obviously, these are pretty minuscule moves in the grand scheme of things, but I’ll briefly break them down anyway.
Beck is a 27 year old reliever that was recently DFA by the Blue...
This evening at 9 PM, Dejan Kovacevic will meet and discuss the whole Navy SEALS training thing that went on during Pirates Fall Instructs. Hopefully it will provide some clarity on the whole situation, especially what was released late last night [link].
The forum will take place at Bucs Dugout [link]. Please follow Charlie’s rules listed on the page.
The Scottsdale Scorpions tied the Phoenix Desert Dogs 8-8 in 10 innings today. Here are the results for the Pirates prospects.
**Adalberto Santos went 3-for-4 with a walk, a double, and a stolen base.
**Matt Curry went 0-for-5.
**Vic Black had a rough outing, giving up three runs on two hits and two walks, while getting one out. Black threw 25 pitches, with 13 strikes. He left the...