Altoona outfielder Starling Marte has been selected to play in this year’s MLB Futures Game played in Phoenix, AZ during All-Star week. Marte will play on the World Team. Chase d’Arnaud was originally selected, also, to play for the US Team, however, I assume he will take his recent call-up to the Majors over that
A lot of people have been calling for it to happen and it finally is. Chase d’Arnaud will be promoted from AAA-Indianapolis in time for Friday’s game against Boston. To make room for him on the 25-man roster, IF Josh Harrison was optioned to AAA. First off, let’s go over some info on d’Arnaud. The
Pirates Prospects is reporting the Pirates have agreed to terms with their 23rd round pick, RHP Jordan Cooper. Cooper was drafted by the Pirates in 2009 in the 17th round by the Pirates, but didn’t sign. So the team obviously likes him. He went 3-2 with a 4.61 ERA in 66 1/3 innings the year
Final: Pirates 5, Orioles 4 WP: Kevin Correia (9-6) LP: Zach Britton (6-5) SV: Joel Hanrahan (20) When you put it in play, good things happen. That’s how the Bucs, ultimately, won today’s rubber match with the Orioles. In the bottom of the 5th inning, Brandon Wood and Mike McKenry led off with back to
The Pirates announced this afternoon that they have signed their 18th round pick from the 2011 Draft, LHP Josh Poytress. Poytress is coming off a year where he went 7-3 with a 2.85 ERA for Fresno State as a junior. He struck out 56 and walked 17 in 79 innings pitched. He did not allow
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