2 hrs ago | Bucs Dugout
We've heard a lot over the past few weeks about Mark Melancon and Jason Grilli's workloads this year, and how they're not sustainable.
6 hrs ago | Reviewing the Brew
Good morning everyone and welcome to the Saturday edition of Brewer Daily News. Yesterday, rookie starting pitcher Hiram Burgos was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder impingement.
Marco Estrada pitched seven innings of four-hit baseball, and Alex Gonzalez provided all the offense with a two-run, second inning double to spark a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night at Miller Park.
May 22, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Francisco Liriano delivers a pitch against the Chicago Cubs during the fourth inning at PNC Park.
One of the best spot starter options for Saturday is Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jeff Locke who here delivers a warm-up pitch against the Houston Astros during the first inning at PNC Park.
The Houston Astros are in the middle of their best stretch of the season. They are coming off of a series win against the Kansas City Royals, and are 4-3 in their last seven games.
The Bucs are on a tear but Neil Walker is not hitting. In his last 10 games he is hitting .171! On the season he is hitting just .228 with only 1 HR! His splits are .167 vs LH and .250 vs RH.
Pittsburgh ace A.J. Burnett tries to end a three-start skid on Friday night when the Pirates open a three-game series at Miller Park against the Milwaukee Brewers.
It's Memorial Day weekend take a moment to thank the veteran in your life for their service, and to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
"My personality won't let me do it," he said recently. "I'm not a numbers type of guy.
The Pirates aren't letting down late in games. They are tied with Atlanta and Texas for the most comeback wins in the Majors with 14.
Sept 2, 2012; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman Gaby Sanchez hits a 2-run home run in the fifth inning during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.
"Million Dollar Arm" is the next big baseball movie, it and began shooting this month in Mumbai, India.
Here's a frightening thought. If the baseball major leagues were being formed at the start of the 21st century rather than at the start of the 20th, Austin and Charlotte and Portland and Nashville and Orlando would get teams; because those cities are growing.
Pittsburgh's Travis Snider takes a curtain call on the dugout steps after hitting a grand slam off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Shawn Camp during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
RHP Jeanmar Gomez ' spot in the starting rotation figures to be in jeopardy when RHP Charlie Morton is activated from the disabled list.