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EDINSON VOLQUEZ RUMORS

Pirates 9, D-Backs 4

To get a sense of how important this win was, all you had to do was watch the TV shots of Pirates’ dugout during the game. For six innings, the Pirates looked like a dead team - no emotion, excitement, or energy. They were getting shut down by former Washington Wild Thing Vidal Nuno and while Edinson Volquez was sharp early, he came apart a bit in the fifth and the Bucs were down...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Arizona Diamondbacks – Game 109

That trade deadline was a shame.  Pirates just can’t do it yet.  Sad really.  I’ve managed to stick around all these years, I’m sure I’ll still be around next year. Must be nice to have a business where you can just **** all over the customers and they keep coming back.  The Pirates are like Walmart without the cheap, plastic trinkets.  Even the wages they pay their...
Via This Is Getting Old
22 hours 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cardinals record bizarre 5-8 putout at 2nd base

I can’t recall ever seeing something like this happen before. In the sixth inning of Thursday’s Cardinals-Pirates game, Edinson Volquez popped up a bunt. Matt Carpenter let the bunt drop in, attempting to turn one out into two. He threw to second in an attempt to get the force on Jordy Mercer, but no one was there. However, center fielder Jon Jay was playing shallow and backing...
Via The Outside Corner
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Edinson Volquez in complete control vs. Cardinals

The Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals kept it interesting this week. Twice in a row the Cardinals walked off with win. St. Louis surged closer to first place in the National League Central Division as the Cincinnati Reds did the same and the Milwaukee Brewers backtracked. In the series finale Thursday, the Pirates scored three runs in one inning, four in another and took advantage...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Volquez settles in for win as Pirates slip by Phillies

When Edinson Volquez returned to the dugout after walking two batters on nine pitches in the first inning, pitching coach Ray Searage had some instructions. "He slowed me down," Volquez said. "I was too fast to the plate and everything was late, with my hands, to get the ball where I wanted. After the first inning he came to me and said, slow down, stay back and make...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  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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