Final: Pirates 6, Rockies 2 WP: Erik Bedard (5-10, 4.55 ERA) LP: Christian Friedrich (5-7, 5.85 ERA) SV: Joel Hanrahan (25, 2.29 ERA) The Pirates got a much-needed quality outing from Erik Bedard and the two hot bats, Andrew McCutchen and Neil Walker kept it going as the Pirates bounced back from dropping two straight.
A few more things came out today involving trade rumors and the Pirates. Let’s start with Justin Upton. Jon Morosi of Fox Sports writes that the Pirates remain in contact with Arizona expressing their interest for the 24-year old right fielder. Morosi also writes that currently, the Pirates have yet to agreed to part with
The Pirates have recalled Alex Presley from his rehab assignment and reinstated him off the seven day disabled list. Matt Hague optioned. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 16, 2012 Alex Presley, who was placed on the 7-day disabled list on July 5th with concussion-like symptoms has been activated and will start in left field
Final: Brewers 4, Pirates 1 WP: Yovani Gallardo (8-6, 3.59 ERA) LP: A.J. Burnett (10-3, 3.78 ERA) SV: John Axford (16, 4.71 ERA) It was like April and May all over again. Andrew McCutchen was 3 for 4 with a solo home run, his 21st of the year. The rest of the team was 2
#Pirates so serious about Justin Upton they’re sending signals they could include Starling Marte in an Upton deal — but not Cole or Taillon — Jayson Stark (@jaysonst) July 15, 2012 Jayson Stark reported on Baseball Tonight that the Pirates are emerging as serious bidders for Justin Upton. Upton has been shopped around for
Final: Pirates 6, Brewers 4 WP: Kevin Correia (6-6, 4.25 ERA) LP: Kameron Loe (4-3, 4.12 ERA) SV: Joel Hanrahan (24, 2.31 ERA) A lot of us can be particularly hard on Kevin Correia at time, but I’m going to give credit where credit is due. He pitched great tonight and put up a solid