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Game 65: Pittsburgh Pirates vs New York Mets Live Blog

Published on June 13, 2011 by in Live Blogs

Game 65: Mets at Pirates

 
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Pirates sign 10th rounder Taylor Lewis, 4 others

Published on June 13, 2011 by in Draft

Pirates Prospects is reporting that the Pirates have agreed to terms with their 10th round pick, Taylor Lewis. Lewis, a CF from the University of Maine, was rated as the 5th best prospect by Baseball America in Upper New England. In college he was more of a line drive hitter and has the potential to

 
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Pirates acquire Mike McKenry; DFA Wyatt Toregas

Dejan Kovacevic is reporting that sources say the Pirates have acquired Boston Red Sox catcher Mike McKenry. McKenry, 26, was acquired by the Red Sox from the Rockies this spring and is currently hitting .280/.370/.430 in 28 games with AAA-Pawtucket. He was the Rockies’ 7th round pick in 2006 and has a career .811 OPS

 
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Pirates sign 6th rounder Dan Gamache

Published on June 12, 2011 by in Draft

Baseball America is reporting that the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed their 6th round draft pick, Dan Gamache. Gamache will receive a signing bonus of $125,000 and is the first player the Pirates have signed out of this year’s draft. Gamache is known primarily as a defensive 3B. His numbers this season for Auburn were not

 
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Time for Alex Presley

Published on June 12, 2011 by in Features

I have been holding off on writing this for a while because I really did not think the Pirates needed a player like Alex Presley. He is a left handed hitter, who can essentially play every outfield position. He basically is Xavier Paul. However, after seeing the Pirates continuing to trot out Matt Diaz and

 
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Bucs offensive woes continue

Published on June 12, 2011 by in Game Recaps

Final: Mets 7, Pirates 0 WP: Chris Capuano (5-6) LP: Kevin Correia (8-5) Kevin Correia retired the first 14 batters he faced in this one. But in the 7th inning, things got a little weird. With 1 out and runners on the corners, Jason Bay hit a sacrifice fly to centerfield. However, the runner on

 
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