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EDINSON VOLQUEZ RUMORS

Pirates win in dramatic pitchers duel, 2-1, over Reds

A strong argument could be made that the two most pleasant surprises for the Pirates this season have been Josh Harrison and Edinson Volquez. Harrison began the season as a bench player who was expected to be not much more than an ultra-utility guy and Volquez was signed in the offseason off the scrap heap after several underwhelming seasons with the Reds, Padres and Dodgers. But...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates RHP Volquez loses no-hitter in 7th

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pirates right-hander Edinson Volquez lost his bid for a no-hitter when Devin Mesoraco reached on a leadoff single in the seventh inning for the Cincinnati Reds. There is no score.
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Edinson Volquez made an incredible no-look grab to snag ground ball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Sometimes it’s better to be lucky than good. That’s the best way to describe the play made by Edinson Volquez’s during the first inning of Tuesday’s game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Detroit Tigers. With runners on first and third, Victor Martinez hit a shot back up the middle […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Edinson Volquez Sensationally Snares A Ground Ball Without Looking To Save A Run

This is just silly. Edinson Volquez of the Pittsburgh Pirates saved a run in the first inning of the Pirates’ matchup against the Tigers by snagging a ground ball without even looking. Your browser does not support iframes. Volquez would go on to pitch six innings while only surrendering two earned runs. [MLB] Follow Sean Wagner-McGough on Twitter @seanjwagner     Article...
Via Next Impulse Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Volquez, Pirates shut down Marlins, 7-2

Edinson Volquez pitched another gem Thursday night, yielding one hit in seven shutout innings to lead the Pirates to a 7-0 win against the Miami Marlins at PNC Park. Gregory Polanco went 2 for 4, drove in four runs and made a play from right field that would have made his long-ago predecessors proud. The Pirates were riding another excellent start by Volquez when they busted out...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers 5, Pirates 2: Finally, Edinson Volquez Is Good For Something

When your offense is struggling what do you do? Well, you just find one of the worst pitchers in baseball, of course. Old friend (I guess) Edinson Volquez certainly fits the bill, and he provided just what the Dodgers needed: terrible, terrible pitching that’s conducive to offense. Volquez allowed 13 baserunners (10 hits) in 5.2 innings, allowing five earned runs, and was more...
Via Dodgers Digest
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: The Edinson Volquez project

Edinson Volquez Edinson Volquez has been very disappointing so far this spring training, and the Pittsburgh Pirates season begins next Monday with the right-hander still struggling to find his grove. The Pirates signed the 30-year-old pitcher to a one-year, $5 million deal over the offseason as a reclamation project with hopes that Volquez could turn his career around much like A...
Via isportsweb.com
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Edinson Volquez is not the next Liriano

The Pittsburgh Pirates have been a bit like the Statue of Liberty when it comes to broken pitchers: "Give me your tired, your poor..." They took a seemingly broken A.J. Burnett and received two productive years from him. They took a seemingly broken Francisco Liriano and he had a fantastic year for them last year and even won a playoff game. Now, the expectation is...
Via The Flagrant Fan
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Edinson Volquez: Francisco Liriano 2.0?

Edinson Volquez is the 2014 project for the Pittsburgh Pirates The Pittsburgh Pirates recently signed one time ace and all-star with the Cincinnati Reds, Edinson Volquez to a 1 year, $5 million deal. The Pirates have a ton of rotation depth to begin with and Volquez only adds to the depth on a cheap, risk free deal. The Pirates have had a recent history of being able to revive...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Reds were reportedly interested in signing Edinson Volquez

Volquez said he chose #Dodgers over #Reds, #BlueJays, #Orioles, #Phillies and "a couple more." Said he's willing to start or relieve. — Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) August 30, 2013 There was a time in Cincinnati when many thought Edinson Volquez was going to be a star for years to come. This optimism was justified in 2008 when the right-hander posted a 17-6 record...
Via Redlegs Review
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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