STOLMY PIMENTEL NEWS

The trouble with the bullpen

If you want to look at the first two games of this Pirates/Cardinals series with absolutely zero emotion and only with cold logic, the conclusion that you would probably draw is this: the Pirates have continued to play well this week, but a combination of bad luck and a thin bullpen has cost them two games that could have been wins. The Pirates play a lot of close games: three of...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

TWIBB Notes for Week of 6-23-14 thru 6-29-14

Here are your This Week in Buccos Baseball Notes for 6/23/14 thru 6/29/14, the 13th week of the 2014 baseball season.   Weekly result: 5 wins and 2 Losses, 31 Runs Scored and 22 Runs Allowed   Hero of the week: Edinson Volquez. Volquez made two terrific starts this week and picked up the Win in both games. He surrendered just 1 run in 14 innings. That is some pretty solid work...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

The day after yesterday

Here’s all we know right now: Francisco Liriano is on the disabled list and Stolmy Pimentel is back with the Pirates. The Pirates did not stretch Pimentel out that much on his rehab assignment, so he’s unlikely to start in Liriano’s place on Sunday. We’ll have to wait until later to see who is likely to start in his place, though smart money would be on Casey Sadler or Vance...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates place Francisco Lirano on disabled list with oblique injury

The Pirates have placed opening-day starter Francisco Liriano on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained left oblique muscle, the club announced Wednesday. The lefty departed Tuesday night's start against the Cubs early due to the injury. As a corresponding move, the Pirates have recalled right-handed reliever Stolmy Pimentel from his rehab assignment. He had been on the...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates Injury Update: Stolmy Pimentel sent on rehab assignment

The Pittsburgh Pirates entered last night's game against the Washington Nationals five games under .500 and in fourth place in the National League Central. Below the middle of the pack in runs scored and earned run average, the Pirates could be getting help soon in the pitching department as Stolmy Pimentel is ready for a rehab assignment.#490680747 / gettyimages.comOur...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates' Stolmy Pimentel (shoulder inflammation) placed on DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates placed reliever Stolmy Pimentel (RHP) on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation, sent Brandon Cumpton (RHP) to Triple-A Indianapolis, and recalled relievers Jared Hughes (RHP) and Vin Mazzaro (RHP), reports Tom Singer of MLB.com. Pimentel had appeared in only six games this season, allowing 10 hits and four runs in 11 innings, with...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates place Stolmy Pimentel on 15-day disabled list

The Pittsburgh Pirates have found themselves in a little bit of a hole to start off the 2014 regular season. The Bucs (11-18) are currently a half game behind the Chicago Cubs and sit at the bottom of the National League Central. They lost their primary catcher in Russell Martin for a little while longer after placing him on the 15-day disabled list back on April 26. Now it appears...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Roster moves

The Pirates shuffled the roster around on Saturday as the pitching staff continues to change quite a bit: #Pirates put Pimentel (shoulder) on DL, option Cumpton to Indy. Recall Hughes, select Mazzaro from @indyindians — Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) May 3, 2014 We hadn’t heard much about a shoulder issue for Stolmy Pimentel, but that’s somewhat concerning – and his...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Altoona Curve Season Recap and Top 10 Prospects

Altoona had an impressive group of prospects throughout the year, although they didn’t start off with a good looking team. The breakouts of Andrew Lambo and Stolmy Pimentel, plus the mid-season promotions of Gregory Polanco, Alen Hanson, and Nick Kingham, turned the Altoona Curve into one of the most talented teams in the minors throughout the 2013 season. Below is a recap of the...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Call Up Stolmy Pimentel, Option Jared Hughes and Andrew Lambo

Stolmy Pimentel has been called up to the majors. The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up Stolmy Pimentel, and have optioned right-hander Jared Hughes to Altoona. They also optioned Andrew Lambo to Altoona to make room for Justin Morneau. Pimentel being added to the roster today means that he would be on the playoff roster, while Hughes and Lambo won’t be eligible. They could always...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Holmes and Pimentel Make Last Regular Season Starts

The Pirates have four affiliates that have made the playoffs this year so far. Two of them were already eliminated, the GCL and DSL affiliates. There is still another team that could make the playoffs. Jamestown lost three games over the last two days to first place State College, putting them four games back for the division title. They are the NYPL leader in the Wildcard race,...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Pimentel Struggles in Latest Start; Dickerson Hits 16th Homer

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today. Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the bottom of the list. Rankings are from the mid-season rankings, and links on each name go to their Pirates...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Top Performers: Glasnow’s Outing One of the Most Dominant of the Year

Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The top ten and the bottom five starts are broken down below the chart. The top five short season pitchers are also highlighted in a separate group, since most of those guys only go 4-5 innings max, and don’t have a good chance of being highlighted in the top ten. The rankings include...
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Pimentel Gets Start Tonight in Indianapolis

The minor league season is winding down and there is a chance that five Pirates affiliates could make the playoffs. The DSL Pirates2 made the playoffs on Friday, Indianapolis clinched Saturday night and the other three still have some work to do. Bradenton has a doubleheader today. West Virginia is off today. The GCL Pirates had off yesterday. The DSL regular season ended Saturday...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect Watch: Stolmy Pimentel Tosses Seven Shutout Innings

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today. Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the bottom of the list. Rankings are from the mid-season rankings, and links on each name go to their Pirates...
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Important Game For West Virginia Tonight In Playoff Race

West Virginia lost last night, dropping them into second place in their division for the second half title. They are still in the playoff lead because Hagerstown is the team that overtook them Monday night and they already clinched a playoff spot with their first half title. The Power lost to Hickory last night, the team they are 1.5 games ahead of for the second playoff spot. Check...
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Clippers edge Indians 4-2

INDIANAPOLIS- Despite being out-hit by the Indianapolis Indians eight to six, the Columbus Clippers squeaked by with a 4-2 victory Thursday at Victory Field. Indianapolis right-hander Stolmy Pimentel tossed a excellent game but the Clipper offense came through with some timely hitting to best the starter. Clipper second baseman Juan Diaz was issued a two-out walk in the top of...
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Kuhl Has Been Flawless on the Road

The Pirates affiliates have five teams that are either in first place or still close in their playoff race. The hottest team is the one looking for a wildcard spot, the DSL Pirates2, who have won eight straight games. For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers Chart. Check out the Recent Transactions section to the bottom of...
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August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Pimentel Looks to Recover From Poor Outing

In Indianapolis tonight, Stolmy Pimentel takes the mound trying to bounce back from a poor start in which he gave up seven earned runs to Louisville. For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers Chart. Check out the Recent Transactions section to the bottom of this page, for all Pirates minor league transactions. A full recap...
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August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Pimentel, Holmes and Kingham Set For Sunday

Three top pitchers are on the mound today as Stolmy Pimentel, Nick Kingham and Clay Holmes all take the hill. All three have pitched well recently, with Holmes turning his season around after a slow start. Bradenton was rained out yesterday. They will make up the game today as part of a doubleheader. The GCL Pirates and both DSL affiliates are off today. For a look at the possible...
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August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Brandon Cumpton To Start Game Two of Today’s Double Header

Brandon Cumpton has been named the starter for game two of today’s double header. Earlier today David Todd of ESPN 970 first reported today that he was hearing Cumpton would be joining the Pirates. Source tells me Brandon Cumpton joining #Pirates today. If verified he would start game 2. Expect Martin to catch AJ. Sanchez to catch Cump. — David Todd (@DTonPirates) July 30, 2013...
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Kingham, Pimentel and Holmes All Set For Tonight

Some big names on the schedule today as Nick Kingham, Clay Holmes and Stolmy Pimentel all take the hill tonight. Altoona had the day off yesterday. For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers Chart. Check out the Recent Transactions section to the bottom of this page, for all Pirates minor league transactions. A full recap of...
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Kingham, Pimentel and Holmes All Set For Tonight

Some big names on the schedule today as Nick Kingham, Clay Holmes and Stolmy Pimentel all take the hill tonight. Altoona had the day off yesterday. For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers Chart. Check out the Recent Transactions section to the bottom of this page, for all Pirates minor league transactions. A full recap of...
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Holmes And Pimentel Take The Hill Tonight

Indianapolis was rained out yesterday. They will make the game up tomorrow as part of a doubleheader. West Virginia was off yesterday. Prior to the start of today’s regularly scheduled game, they will finish a game from early July that was suspended due to rain in the fifth inning. For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Schedule: Sandfort and Pimentel Going Today

Three teams have early starting times today. Bradenton and Jamestown will start their game in the morning, while Altoona gets under way right after noon. West Virginia is off today. For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers Chart. Check out the Recent Transactions section to the bottom of this page, for all Pirates minor league...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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