Found October 13, 2012 on This Is Getting Old:
If you were to make a list of most disappointing Pirates from the 2012 season Rod Barajas would almost surely be somewhere near the top of it. Barajas had the worst WAR on the team, a full -1.0.  Obviously that number is horrible. Arguably, Rod Barajas had the worst year of his career offensively. Year Tm [...]

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...

AFL Recap: Curry Doubles; Santos and Ngoepe Get Starts

The Scottsdale Scorpions won 4-0 tonight against Salt River. Here are the breakdowns of how the Pirates prospects did. **Matt Curry started at first base and hit cleanup. Curry went 1-for-4 with a double, which was his second double of the week. **Gift Ngoepe got the start at shortstop. He went 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout at the plate. On the field he was part of two double...

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 ...

Presley endured up and down year

Outfielder Alex Presley had a roller coaster season for the Pirates, he bounced back and forth between Pittsburgh and Triple A Indianapolis. Presley finished the season batting .237 for the Pirates with 10 home runs and 25 RBI.'s George Von Benko caught up with Presley at the end of the season.

Erik Morales training camp notes & quotes

Erik "El Terrible" Morales, the first Mexican fighter to become a four division world champion and who is preparing for his rematch against Danny "Swift" Garcia taking place next Saturday, is closing his camp and is ready to travel to New York for the inaugural night of fights at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn on October 20. Morales' unified lightweight...

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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