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Pirates select Reese McGuire 14th overall in MLB Draft

Published on June 6, 2013 by in Draft, Features1

With the Pirates’ second pick in the first round, they selected high school catcher Reese McGuire out of Kentwood High School in Washington. McGuire is a left-handed hitter and is rated as the best catcher and 12th best overall player in this year’s draft by Baseball America. Here’s his official prospect video: Here’s what Baseball

 
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Pirates select Austin Meadows 9th overall in MLB Draft

Published on June 6, 2013 by in Draft, Features1

The Pittsburgh Pirates picked OF Austin Meadows from Grayson High School in Georgia. Meadows is a 6’3″, 200 pound, left-handed hitter and thrower. Baseball America had him ranked as the #5 prospect in the draft. Here’s ESPN’s Keith Law’s video analysis of Meadows. Here’s some analysis from Baseball America: Meadows entered the season as the No.

 
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Russell Martin walks it off in 11 inning shutout win

Final: Pirates 1, Tigers 0 (box) WP: Bryan Morris (3-2, 3.06 ERA) LP: Luke Putkonen (1-1, 1.69 ERA) Let’s start things off at the end. The Pirates started off the bottom of the 11th inning with a Neil Walker single. Andrew McCutchen followed that with a four-pitch walk. Then Gaby Sanchez singled into left field

 
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Francisco Liriano shuts down Cubs in 1-0 win

Final: Pirates 1, Cubs 0 (box) WP: Francisco Liriano (3-0, 1.00 ERA) LP: Jeff Samardzija (2-6, 3.25 ERA) SV: Mark Melancon (1, 0.72 ERA) Francisco Liriano isn’t known to be the most efficient of pitchers, but that’s exactly what he was tonight. The lefty, in his third start of the year, tossed seven shutout innings

 
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Travis Snider grand slam powers Pirates over Cubs

Final: Pirates 5, Cubs 4 (box) WP: Wandy Rodriguez (5-2, 3.40 ERA) LP: James Russell (1-1, 1.04 ERA) SV: Jason Grilli (18, 1.31 ERA) Wandy Rodriguez started off shaky by giving up three runs in the second inning, but finished things up nicely going six innings allowing just those three runs. He struck out five

 
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Jeff Locke and Pedro Alvarez lead Bucs to 1-0 win over Astros

Final: Pirates 1, Astros 0 (box) WP: Jeff Locke (4-1, 2.73 ERA) LP: Lucas Harrell (3-5, 4.63 ERA) SV: Jason Grilli (17, 0.92 ERA) Jeff Locke started and pitched seven scoreless innings. He struck out four, walked two, and gave up just three hits. He also forced one double play ball. Andrew McCutchen was scratched

 
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