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This Date In Royals History–September 28, 2010

2010: The Royals scored early and often, cruising to a 10-1 win over Minnesota at Kauffman Stadium.Kansas City scored three runs in the first, two in the second, one in the third, and two more in the fifth, all off Twins starter Nick Blackburn.In the first inning, Jarrod Dyson led off with a walk, followed by a Mike Aviles single. With one out, the Royals pulled off a double steal...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

House brilliant in 4-0 shutout of Indians

COLUMBUS- The last time Clippers' left-hander T.J. House saw his name in the win column was May 13. Going up against the International League West-leading Indianapolis Indians Tuesday, it looked like that statistic wouldn’t change. Wrong. In undoubtedly his finest performance at the Triple-A level, House cruised through six scoreless innings to steer the Clippers toward a 4...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirate City Results: Holmes, Kingham, Oliver, Escobar

Elvis Escobar hit his third homer in two days. Today was a camp day at Pirate City. They held intra-squad games, with Indianapolis taking on Bradenton and West Virginia taking on the extended Spring Training group. The matchups were more even than it seems. The pitchers from each level threw for the other team, taking on their level. For example, rather than having Andy Oliver throwing...
Via Pirates Prospects
March 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Make What Appears to be Final Cuts

The Pittsburgh Pirates made the following moves this morning: Optioned Kyle McPherson, Alex Presley, and Jordy Mercer to Triple-A. Re-assigned Lucas May, Ryan Reid, Mike Zagurski, Carlos Paulino, Vin Mazzaro, and Felix Pie to minor league camp. That leaves 26 active players in camp, although Brandon Inge could start the year on the disabled list, with Josh Harrison making the bench...
Via Pirates Prospects
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Make First Cuts

The Pittsburgh Pirates have made their first cuts of Spring Training. So far they have cut four players today, with those players being Hunter Strickland, Vic Black, Matt Hague, and Clint Robinson. That could be all for now, but no word on that yet. I’ll update this when more information becomes available.   UPDATE 8:00 AM: Add Duke Welker and Stolmy Pimentel to the list of cuts...
Via Pirates Prospects
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates sign two minor league free agents

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the signing of minor league free agent outfielder/1B Brad Hawpe and minor league catcher Lucas May, with both players receiving an invitation to Major League spring training.
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January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Sign Brad Hawpe, Invite Cole and Taillon to Spring Training

Per a team press release, the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed outfielder/first baseman Brad Hawpe, and have made the Lucas May signing official. Both players will be invited to Spring Training as non-roster invitees. In the same release the Pirates announced that Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon would both receive an invite to major league Spring Training. Hawpe has a career .276/...
Via Pirates Prospects
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Lucas May

LUCAS MAY CATCHER Born: October 24, 1984 Height: 6’0″ Weight: 205 Bats: Right Throws: Right Drafted: 8th Round, 241st overall, 2003 (Dodgers) How acquired: Minor League FA High School: Parkway West HS, Ballwin, MO Agent: N/A WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES The Dodgers originally drafted May as an infielder.  He played short initially for them, then the...
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Sign Lucas May

According to Baseball America, the Pirates have signed minor league catcher Lucas May. He has played part of one season in the majors, 2010 with the Royals. May was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the eighth round of the 2003 draft. The Royals acquired him as part of the return for outfielder Scott Podsednik at the 2010 trading deadline. The 28-year-old May spent...
Via Pirates Prospects
January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 Buffalo Bisons: A Look Back

As you probably already know, the Mets affiliation with the AAA International League franchise in Buffalo came to a screeching halt at the conclusion of the 2012 season, and the Mets will be forced to play their AAA games in the Pacific Coast League for the Las Vegas 51′s beginning in 2013. The Mets were only in Buffalo for three years this time from 2009 – 2012, and during...
Via Mets Merized Online
October 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Bisons Get Much Needed Win At Indy

After not getting a hit in his last two games, Lucas May came up big for the Herd on Sunday as he was the hero in the Buffalo Bisons 3-2 win over the Indianapolis Indians. May went 2-4 on the afternoon, driving in all three Bisons runs on the day. With the Bisons up 2-1 in the 7th, May hit a key single, driving in Matt Den Dekker to give the Herd a key insurance run that would end...
Via Queen City Sports
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: Den Dekker’s 5-Hit Attack Stings Trenton In 9-7 B-Mets Win

Den Dekker rips his 20th double and is batting .336/.395/.563 for the B-Mets. Columbus 9, Buffalo 1 By Dave (Retire31) The Bisons had their rumps handed to them as they fell 9-1 to the Clippers on Friday. Buffalo scattered six hits that only produced one run thanks to an RBI double by DH Corey Wimberly in the eighth. That was his second hit of the game. Lucas May also had a double...
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June 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report: Starters Familia, Almonte and Verrett All Shined Last Night!

Familia was dealing in his best start of the season last night. Buffalo 5, Columbus 1 By Joe D. What a tremendous start for Jeurys Familia who threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings while striking out six in Buffalo’s 5-1 win over Columbus. Familia allowed just two hits and two walks and at one point he retired eight batters in a row in what may have been the strongest performance of the...
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June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Farm Report: Harvey Solid For Buffalo, St. Lucie Back To Winning Ways

Tim, Babe-licious, Sean, Clayton, Andrew & Petey - The Incredibles  Buffalo 6, Scranton/WB 2 By Pete Shapiro The Bisons scored two runs in the fifth, two more in the sixth, one in the seventh, and one in the eighth, to beat the SWB Yankees going away by a score of 6-2 in Thursday night action. Matt Harvey (5-1, 4.22) went 5.1 IP for the Herd, giving up two runs on four hits...
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May 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Brief exposure to Nickeas makes fans clamor for Josh Thole

If you ask most Mets fans which player is struggling the most here recently the two most popular answers would be Andres Torres and Ike Davis. Both are hitting .128 since May 8th, so it’s hard to find fault with either of those answers. However, Mike Nickeas has been performing even worse. Since May 8th, Nickeas has a .080/.207/.120 slash line for a .327 OPS. Torres has...
Via Mets360.com
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Bisons And B-Mets Both Win 7-6!

Buffalo 7, Charlotte 6 By Pete Shapiro The Bisons hung on to win a nail-biter as SS Omar Quintanilla made a diving, sprawling catch in shallow left-field, with two-outs in the ninth and the tying run rounding third-base and on it’s way home. Had Quintanilla not made the spectacular play to stifle a two-out rally the game would have been tied up, instead the Herd held on to defeat...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Farm Report: Buffalo & Bingo Both Win 7-6 Nail-Biters

Buffalo 7, Charlotte 6 By Pete Shapiro The Bisons hung on to win a nail-biter as SS Omar Quintanilla made a diving, sprawling catch in shallow left-field, with two-outs in the ninth and the tying run rounding third-base and on it’s way home. Had Quintanilla not made the spectacular play to stifle a two-out rally the game would have been tied up, instead the Herd held on to defeat...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Hotter

One thing you will surely notice when reading this is that a few of these guys do not fit the standard definition of “prospect.” There are a handful of veteran players here who are having too good of a season to ignore. So I have stretched the classic definition of prospect to include minor league veterans who are candidates to get a big league call-up. Therefore some of the...
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May 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Prospect Pulse: 20 Hottest Mets Prospects

One thing you will surely notice when reading this is that a few of these guys do not fit the standard definition of “prospect.” There are a handful of veteran players here who are having too good of a season to ignore. So I have stretched the classic definition of prospect to include minor league veterans who are candidates to get a big league call-up. Therefore some of the...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Nickeas and Duda unavailable with flu

Photo by Michael Baron Mike Nickeas is unavailable for tonight's game due to flu like symptoms, if the Mets need an emergency catcher Mike Baxter would fill-in.  Baxter has never played the position in the majors or the minors, but played the position in the 2008 Fall instructional league.  The Mets may fly in a catcher for the taxi squad in case Nickeas can't return.Lucas...
Via Mets Fever
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

4/27 Farm Report: Sandoval and Vaughn Homer, Flores and Pascucci Extend Streaks

Looks like my services were not needed by the Mets farm last night. I may as well check in on Lois. Buffalo 7, Rochester 3 By Joe DeCaro The frigid cold weather wasn’t very kind to Jeurys Familia who simply had trouble commanding any of his pitches and walked a season and career high seven batters last night. Familia was all over the place and was finally removed after dishing...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

4/27 Farm Report: Mets Affiliates Match Rockies’ 19 Runs And They All Win!

Looks like my services were not needed by the Mets farm last night. I may as well check in on Lois. Buffalo 7, Rochester 3 By Joe DeCaro The frigid cold weather wasn’t very kind to Jeurys Familia who simply had trouble commanding any of his pitches and walked a season and career high seven batters last night. Familia was all over the place and was finally removed after dishing...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Farm Report 4/17 – Schwinden and Germen Toss Gems, Lights Went Out In Georgia

Everybody loves a winner... Buffalo 4 – Lehigh Valley 1 Chris Schwinden turned in a solid performance to improve to 2-1 as the Bisons defeated the Iron Pigs 4-1. Schwinny allowed just one run on four hits and a walk in seven innings of work and lowered his ERA to 2.25 for the season. Jack Egbert followed with a perfect inning of relief, and closer Fernando Cabrera picked up...
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April 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Prospect Notes From Friday

As we enter the final weekend of minor league spring training, let’s see how the four long-season clubs fared on Friday. BUFFALO BISONS (AAA) Matt Harvey took the mound for the Buffalo Bisons Friday in a minor league spring training game against the Memphis Redbirds. The Bisons now have just two spring games remaining before heading north for their first workout at Coca-Cola field...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Mets Announce Valdespin Among Six Players Optioned To Minors

Confirming what was speculated earlier, the Mets have officially announced that they have optioned 2B/SS Jordanny Valdespin to the minor leagues along with OF Adam Loewen. LHP Garrett Olson, C Lucas May, C Rob Johnson and OF Matt den Dekker. All are expected to start the season with Triple-A Buffalo. Of the group, only Valdespin spent time with the Bisons last season. The...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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