Archive for May, 2011

Pirates Continue Struggles at Citi Field, Lose 7-3

The Pirates have yet to win (0-8) at Citi Field in New York. Charlie Morton  gave up 11 hits in his start today but only allowed one run. Daniel McCutchen (1-1) gave up two runs on two hits in the seventh inning. Dillon Gee is undefeated this season at 5-0. He pitched seven innings, allowing […]

Cubs Defeat Pirates 3-2

Ryan Dempster (4-4) received the victory and Jeff Karstens (3-4) earned the loss. Tabata 1-4 Jones 0-3, 2 BB McCutchen 1-3, BB Walker 1-3, BB Overbay 1-3, 2 RBI, BB Snyder 1-2, BB Wood 0-4 Cedeno 0-4 Karstens 0-2

Zach Duke Impresses in Debut For Diamondbacks

Zach Duke did it all in his team debut last night in a 11-3 victory over the Houston Astros. He didn’t allow a run in his seven inning three-hit effort and hit his first homerun of his career. His three-run jack came in the fourth inning. Duke joins Ryan Vogelsong in that category of former […]

Pirates Finally Give Maholm Support, Win 10-0

Paul Maholm (2-7) didn’t need any runs on Saturday against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. He only gave up three hits in his complete game effort. Before Saturday’s game, Maholm was given 13 runs all season long by his comrades. Ronny Cedeno, Lyle Overbay, Chris Snyder and Andrew McCutchen hit homeruns in the 10-0 victory. […]

Road Warriors

We aren’t even half way through the 2011 Major League Baseball campaign and the Pittsburgh Pirates are three road victories away from tying their 2010 total of 17. They recorded their 14th road victory Friday against the Chicago Cubs 4-2 at Wrigley Field. Kevin Correia received his 7th victory of the season, which is first […]

Brooks Conrad’s Homerun Lifts Braves Past Bucs

Brooks Conrad isn’t the best hitter in the major leagues, but he does come through in the clutch for some reason. His pinch-hit two-run bomb in the 11th inning gave the Braves a 4-2 lead that they would ultimately hold onto at PNC Park. Conrad has only hit 10 homeruns in his career, and his bomb today […]

Who Will The Pirates Take With The Top Pick?

The Major League Baseball first-year player draft is on its way, taking place June 6-8.  While it may not garner the national attention that the NFL or NBA drafts do, it is just as important to the individual success of the teams, if not more.  While players selected in the other sports are expected to […]

Bucs Shutout Again, Lose 2-0

The Pirates have wasted solid performances for Paul Maholm all season long, but tonight it was Charlie Morton against the Atlanta Braves at PNC Park. He pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on seven hits, but received his second loss of the season. The Pirates have been shutout in back-to-back games by an identical score. […]