Tonight, I was glad to be asked back for Episode Two of Pirates Roundtable that was set up by James Santelli over at Pirates Prospects. Joining James, along with myself, was Ed Giles of Inclemente Weather. We also had a surprise visit by Greg Brown(!) and David Manel of Bucs Dugout joined us for a
Final: Pirates 10, Brewers 3 (box) WP: Gerrit Cole (4-0, 3.70 ERA) LP: Johnny Hellweg (0-1, 27.00 ERA) SV: Ryan Reid (1, 1.00 ERA) I guess we will start with Gerrit Cole. He seemed like he was going to be in for a long day after allowing six of the first seven batters to reach
I was honored today to be one of the guests on the first episode of Pirates Roundtable hosted by James Santelli of Pirates Prospects. I was joined by Brian McElhinny from Raise the Jolly Roger, Cory Weibel from Three Rivers Burgh Blog, Pat Lackey of Where Have You Gone, Andy Van Slyke? and Tom Bragg,
Final: Pirates 9, Mariners 2 (box) WP: Jeff Locke (7-1, 2.06 ERA) LP: Joe Saunders (5-8, 4.98 ERA) Jeff Locke was excellent once again as he gave up just two runs over seven innings. His 2.06 ERA is now tied with Clayton Kershaw for second best in the National League behind only Matt Harvey (2.05).
The first day of the 2013 Draft is in the books, and the Pirates have drafted three players they hope to add to their system soon. 1st Round, #9 Overall – Austin Meadows, OF, Grayson HS (GA) [Full Story] – Ranked #5 overall prospect by Baseball America. – Plays center field, but projects to move
The Pirates finished off their first day of the draft with the 51st overall pick by selecting high school LHP Blake Taylor from Dana Hills High School in California. Taylor has a commitment to play at Hawaii and does not turn 18 until August 17th. He was ranked by Baseball America as the 54th best