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Brandon Inge Selling Ann Arbor Mansion For Just $2.6 Million

Here I always thought Brandon Inge rehabbed ghetto houses off Woodward Ave. in Detroit – and lived in one. You know, the gritty,…
Via Busted Coverage
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

From #Hurdled to Manager of the Year

Clint Hurdle won the BBWAA NL Manager of the Year award on Tuesday night, as expected. He dominated the voting, earning 25 of the 30 first place votes (and the 5 voters that didn’t put him first for some strange reason voted him second). I summarized my thought’s on Hurdle’s accomplishment when he was awarded the Sporting News Manager of the Year award two weeks ago, but I...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Game 2013. Playoffs 4: A’s at Tigers

Well, here we are facing elimination, which is never a pleasant thing. The series so far has been a bit dispiriting, which is why I am muttering to myself and throwing the F-bomb around to keep myself pumped up while I type this. And what the $%*! are you looking at? This isn’t supposed to be how it goes: the Tigers were built on starting pitching and heavy lumber, sacrificing...
Via Tigers Weblog
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Activate James McDonald from 60 Day DL, DFA Him Immediately

Sometimes a guy gets cut or traded and I’m kind of sad.  Not necessarily for the team or anything, but for the player.  Players like Brandon Inge were infuriating, but the game has passed him by.  That’s life.  Still I was glad to see him go for the team’s sake. Ian Snell is another.  I’m…
Via This Is Getting Old
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

First Pitch: The Bench Has (Almost) Been Fully Upgraded

One of the big areas of need for the Pirates leading up to the deadline was the bench. For a long stretch the Pirates had a weak hitting bench, with Michael McKenry, Brandon Inge, Clint Barmes, and Travis Snider all struggling to hit. The only other hitter on the bench was either Gaby Sanchez, who can’t hit right-handers, or Garrett Jones, who can’t hit left-handers, depending...
Via Pirates Prospects
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Washington Nationals – Game 99

I’m actually kind of pissed that I didn’t think of it when I made my Brandon Inge post yesterday.  Therefore Shoemaker wins this round by putting an awesome quote from Twitter in his recap of last night’s game. “We’re going to fight on. We’re going survive. Today, we celebrate our INGEdependance Day.” — Robert Buckles…
Via This Is Getting Old
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Game 98: Pirates vs. Nationals Recap

Source: FanGraphs First thing is first. The INGEsanity is over. "We're going to fight on. We're going survive. Today, we celebrate our INGEdependance Day." — Robert Buckles (@MusefulBuckles) July 23, 2013 Brandon Inge was finally designated for assignment today. Thank everything that is holy. The Pirates took their second straight game of this four game…
Via This Is Getting Old
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Neil Walker and Vic Black in, Jason Grilli disabled, Brandon Inge out

With Jason Grilli's injury last night and Neil Walker's rehab stint over, it there was at least one roster move expected today. The Pirates made two moves today; Vic Black has been called up from Indianapolis to replace Grilli on the roster with the suddenly ubiquitous "forearm discomfort," and Brandon Inge has been designated for assignment  Black was the...
Via WHYGAVS?
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Detroit Tigers Infielder Brandon Inge Designated for Assignment

The ever polarizing and former Detroit Tigers outfielder, catcher, third-baseman and second-baseman Brandon Inge was designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates this afternoon. The Pirates designated Brandon Inge for assignment. He was hitting .181 in 105 at-bats. — Freep Sports (@freepsports) July 23, 2013 The move cleared the way for Neil Walker, brother-in-law of Don...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Inge and Victor Black Are Freed…. In Different Ways

I’m not going to gloat.  I’m not going to laugh.  I’m not going to say I told you so at all.  Brandon Inge has been DFA by the Pirates, a move that is a few months late but necessary. This move is in direct relation to Neil Walker coming back off the disabled list, a…
Via This Is Getting Old
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Grilli Placed on DL, Inge Designated for Assignment, Walker and Black Join Pirates

Jason Grilli is out for at least two weeks with a right forearm strain. (Photo by: David Hague) The Pirates placed closer Jason Grilli on the 15-day disabled list with a right forearm strain after he left Monday’s game in the middle of a save situation. The team activated Neil Walker (right side soreness) from the DL on Tuesday to start at second base. Brandon Inge was designated...
Via Pirates Prospects
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Notebook: When Will the Bucs Play the Best 25?

Brandon Inge has struggled through more than 100 Pirates plate appearances. How many more will he get? (Photo Credit: David Hague) The Pirates look to snap a three-game losing streak and avoid a third straight series loss Tuesday night as they face the Oakland Athletics. Manager Clint Hurdle appears to be fielding his optimal lineup as second baseman Neil Walker was placed on the...
Via Pirates Prospects
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Oakland A’s – Game 89

I’m not sure what was worse.  That game, Brandon Inge, or Twitter afterwards. People were screaming collapse.  The usual suspects were writing it off as just a few bad breaks.  Those same usual suspects were using the same tired mantras they used last year too.  When they said it wasn’t a collapse. Do I think…
Via This Is Getting Old
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

First Pitch: Brandon Inge is a Leader, But the Pirates Have Different Needs

Brandon Inge doesn’t have much value outside of his leadership, and the Pirates don’t need his leadership. (Photo Credit: David Hague) Brandon Inge has started the last two games with Neil Walker out. Brandon Inge also had a .190 average and a .464 OPS coming into tonight’s game. It’s not like there’s a lot of upside to be had there either. Inge had a combined .606 OPS...
Via Pirates Prospects
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Notebook: A’s Speak Highly of Inge, Alvarez Not in Derby

Brandon Inge starts at second base for the second straight day. (Photo by: David Hague) The Oakland Athletics start a three-game series against the Pirates tonight at PNC Park, arriving 9-0 against the Bucs and the only Major League team that is undefeated against one opponent. They swept the Pirates in their only Pittsburgh series in 2002 and also pulled off home sweeps in 2004...
Via Pirates Prospects
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

crINGE: Why Is This Guy Still Here?

Brandon Inge is now hitting a cool .190 for the Pittsburgh Pirates.  He isn’t a defensive whiz like promised.  He offers little power.  No average.  Doesn’t walk.  He isn’t a starter.  He isn’t young.  He has no upside.  He has a recent history of poor performance. There is no excuse. Do agree bench is an…
Via This Is Getting Old
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Inge wears tiger eye contacts, looks extremely creepy

On Wednesday the Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Brandon Inge put in some creepy tiger eye contacts to change his eyes against the Philadelphia Phillies.  It looks like the contacts were irritating his eyes because they were red on the outside, making him looking even crazier. [USA Today]
Via Diehardsport
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Inge is Making the Most of Life on the Bench

At 36 years old, Brandon Inge is transitioning from one-time every day player, into the backup player he should have always been. Don't let the All-Star game selection in 2009 fool you. He's the most David Ecksteiny player to David Eckstein since David Eckstein was David Ecksteining all over the place. That's two ways to turn David  Eckstein in a verb. This post is now...
Via Off Base Percentage
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Inge wore some crazy looking color contact lenses

Brandon Inge may have scared the crap out of everyone watching the Pittsburgh Pirates-Philadelphia Phillies game on Wednesday. The Pittsburgh utility man decided to wear some color contact lenses for the game that had his eyes shaped like those of a cat. The lsenses were colored black and yellow to match the Pirates’ colors. But [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Inge wore these freaky deaky contact lenses against the Phillies

Pirates infielder Brandon Inge donned these crazy looking contact lenses for Pittsburgh’s Wednesday night game against the Phillies, which I guess was OK seeing that Inge didn’t play a lick in the 6-5 win. Not sure if Inge was going for the Michael Jackson look in the Thriller video, or the “this is what your eyes will look like if you get laser surgery from an unlicensed physician”...
Via The Last Angry Fan
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss
BLACK AND YELLOW

Brandon Inge has crazy contact lenses

In honor of the long weekend it looks like Brandon Inge tossed in some real freaky contacts. Get weird, folks. via Mocksession.com [Mocksession] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates headed for best season in over 20 years

With a 10-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night, the Pittsburgh Pirates (49-30) won their seventh straight game, took sole possession of first-place in the National League Central with a one-game lead over the mighty Cardinals, and to the surprise of almost everyone outside of the city of Pittsburgh, now own the best record in all of 
Via Sports-Glory
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

FrInge benefits: Brandon leads homerfest in Seattle

After a long day, this girl wasn’t sure whether or not to stay up for tonight’s west coast game in Seattle.  When the lineup featuring Gaby Sanchez and Brandon Inge was released, my decision was made.  They didn’t disappoint, both homering on the way to a 9-4 win over the Mariners. Starling Marte also had…
Via This Is Getting Old
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Beat Mariners 9-4 on Power of Marte, Inge

Brandon Inge hit his way out of a 2-for-32 slump Tuesday night. (Photo by: David Hague) When we have watched Brandon Inge struggle to reach base so mightily this season, it’s difficult to see that this is the same hitter who has averaged 15 home runs over the last seven seasons. If Inge has a third defining quality beyond solid infield defense and clubhouse leadership, it is his...
Via Pirates Prospects
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Teheran Comes Within Inge of No-Hitter

Teheran took a no-hitter into the 8th inning Julio Teheran continued his hot start to the 2013 season on Wednesday afternoon.  Teheran had a no-hitter going until Brandon Inge spoiled it with 2 outs in the 8th Inning. Teheran’s final line for the game ended with (8IP, 2H, 2BB, and 11Ks).  His start coupled with the Braves timely hitting gave the Braves (37-22) a 5-0 win, and...
Via Atlanta Bullpen
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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