Pirates trade Triple-A Indy INF Brian Friday to #Braves for player to be named or cash. — Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) July 28, 2012 This is a pretty obvious depth move. The Pirates have quite a few Triple-A middle infield types and Brian Friday was the odd man out. The Pirates’ 2007 3rd round pick
Here’s a pretty cool feature on Andrew McCutchen that was done by Alanna Rizzo and MLB Network. The more and more I hear things about the guy, the more I love him. Enjoy. Your browser does not support iframes.
Final: Pirates 6, Astros 5 WP: Tony Watson (5-1, 4.45 ERA) LP: Rhiner Cruz (1-1, 7.41 ERA) SV: Joel Hanrahan (31, 2.18 ERA) That was a wild and crazy game. The Astros started things off with three straight hits to lead off the second inning that ultimately led to them jumping out to a 2-0
- Jayson Stark writes that the Pirates are among four teams that are aggressively pursuing Padres 3B Chase Headley, but does add that they are less motivated to make a deal at the current moment than they were before. Headley might be the best available hitter in this year’s deadline. His .267/.359/.428 line may not