Found October 15, 2012 on This Is Getting Old:
Clint Barmes had a bad season at the plate.  No doubt about that.  In fact it was possibly his worst full season in the majors. Year Tm G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ 2003 COL 12 28 25 2 8 2 0 0 [...]

AFL Recap: Santos Gets a Hit; Black Pitches Shutout Inning

The Scottsdale Scorpions lost 7-2 to Peoria. Here is how the Pirates prospects fared tonight. **Adalberto Santos was the designated hitter, batting third. Santos went 1-for-3 with a walk **Brandon Cumpton came on to get the final out of the sixth inning. Cumpton got a ground out, stranding one runner on base. **Vic Black pitched a shutout inning. He allowed two hits while striking...

Pittsburgh Pirates Parrot Costume Update

Good news for you sick, twisted people that were rooting for the Pittsburgh Pirates to lose at least 82 games this year. I have found a Parrot costume on eBay, bid on it, and successfully secured the rights. How can something so colorful and ridiculous not look great on me? The colorful, lightly used, flammable Parrot costume is due to arrive on Oct 18, 2012 ...

Arizona Fall League Recap: 10/16

The Scottsdale Scorpions lost 11-3 today. Here is how the Pirates prospects fared. **Matt Curry went 1-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout. Curry now has a hit in five of his six games. He started at first base, batting fourth. **Adalberto Santos went 0-for-3. He started in left field, batting second. **Brandon Cumpton pitched 1.2 innings, allowing two runs on three hits with no walks...

Andrew McCutchen signs endorsement deal with EvoShield

Andrew McCutchen is proving that marketable baseball stars can still exist in Pittsburgh, after all. The Pirates starting center fielder, who is coming off a season where he finished third in the major leagues in batting average (.327), has signed an endorsement deal with Georgia-based EvoShield.  McCutchen was first introduced to the product back in 2009, as a rookie, "I...

Did the McEffect Have a Positive Effect in 2012?

by: Patrick Reddick Nate McLouth was named the Player of the Game for the fourth game of the Yankees, Orioles ALDS last night after a solid defensive performance and hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning. Yep, that same McLouth whose namesake was on the McEffect shirt I wore as I watched the game. But was there really a “McEffect”? And did it have a good or bad effect on...
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