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Pirates Rumors: Pittsburgh looking for bullpen help

The Pittsburgh Pirates have had their bright spots in their bullpen this year. Mark Melancon and Tony Watson have exceeded expectations so far this year, but the rest of the 'pen has been a bit of a roller-coaster.The Pirates are 48-45 and only 3.5 games up in a four way race for the National League Central. The Milwaukee Brewers are struggling, and the St. Louis Cardinals and...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Who will be Representing the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2014 All-Star Game?

#451776644 / gettyimages.comStar appearance but will not be starting. Andrew McCutcheon said on TwitterStar with amazing teammates @jhay_da_man and Tony Watson! #ASG #GodIsGood”. Josh also tweeted out “God is awesome! What a blessing to represent the @Pirates in the #ASG along with @TheCUTCH22 and Tony Watson! Thanks for all the support!” And Tony Watson also was excited on...
Via TopSportsReport
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Pirates are the best example of the argument against relievers as All-Stars

When writing about the Pirates’ three All-Stars last night, I mostly wanted to focus on Josh Harrison, since I figured Harrison would be one of the more controversial choices (as he should have been) for the NL team. I briefly laid out how dominant Tony Watson’s been in the last calendar year or so and left it at that, but I almost completely glossed over the larger question...
Via WHYGAVS?
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew McCutchen elected All-Star starter, Josh Harrison and Tony Watson will join him in Minneapolis

.@jhay_da_man will join Cutch and Tony Watson on the NL All-Star team! #ASG — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 6, 2014
Via WHYGAVS?
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates' Watson carving niche as shutdown reliever

The Pirates' Tony Watson took the mound against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday while trouble was brewing. There were two outs in the sixth inning of a tie game, and the Cardinals had runners on first and third. Matt Adams, a career .319 hitter with runners in scoring position, was at the plate. The left-handed reliever's plan was to get a strike then try to expand the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates relievers eager to pitch in again

Before a mid-March spring training game — the period of the exhibition season where opening day seems simultaneously around the corner and, after weeks of monotonous workouts, far away — Tony Watson voiced his optimism. “We’re just excited now,” he said. “Only two weeks.” Watson also was referring to the end of camp for a Pirates team featuring such a strong bullpen...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Roster Watch: Tony Watson and Justin Wilson

I’m just going to combine the last two Roster Watch articles.  I called Justin Wilson making this team waaaaaaaaay back when I did the Kyle McPherson article. Everyone knew that Tony Watson was going to make the roster, he has had two pretty good seasons in the bigs and has carved out a role in…
Via This Is Getting Old
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Updates: Tony Watson, Charlie Morton, Ali Solis

Yesterday the Pirates had several players rehabbing over at Pirate City. Tony Watson threw an inning in one of the minor league games, while Charlie Morton threw a bullpen and live batting practice, and Ali Solis took live batting practice. I spoke with all three players after their work. I’ve been under the weather the last two days, so here is the delayed update. Tony Watson...
Via Pirates Prospects
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Injury Notes: D’Arnaud, Garrett Jones, Tony Watson

Here are a few injury updates from major league camp, along with a non-injury update. **Chase d’Arnaud, who is dealing with a sprained thumb, is going to have an appointment for an MRI soon. He has been looked at here in Bradenton, but the Pirates and d’Arnaud wanted to get a second opinion. **Garrett Jones (oblique) took some swings in the cage today and played catch. He will...
Via Pirates Prospects
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Bucs Watson had solid year out of the bullpen

Pirates lefty Tony Watson had a solid season out of the bullpen appearing 68 games and compiling a 5-2 record with a 3.38 ERA. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with Watson at the end of the season.
Via pirates.scout.com
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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