Thursday, May 26, 2016

JAL’s Paintings on the Mountain Morning Links







Paintings on the Mountain  Tony Joe White

GENERAL UPDATED BASEBALL SITES

1- MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 PBC Asylum Recipe Collection


4 BFFL’s Pirates Stats Spreadsheet and Prediction Contest


BLOGS and such
5 Arizona Sports

Diamondbacks drop tight contest to Pirates


6 Rumbunter


Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Roundup: 5/18-5/25


     
7 Viva El Birdos

5/25 Recap: Cardinals squander late chance to tie, lose against Cubs


8 Green Weenie

Buc Bombs Overcome Early Hole, Pirates Rally For 5-4 Victory


9 Red Reporter

Dan Straily strikes out 11, but Reds again fall to Dodgers, 3-1


10 Bleed Cubbie Blue

Cubs 9, Cardinals 8: All's Well That Ends Well


11 Reviewing the Brew

Hey, Milwaukee Brewers: It’s Time to Free Keon Broxton


12 WHYGAVS

GAME 45: PIRATES 5 DIAMONDBACKS 4 </b>


13 Pirates Breakdown

Pittsburgh Pirates Takeaways and Throwaways – Tying Pie


14 Pittsburgh Sporting News

Column: The future is now with Pirates Polanco


15 St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Cardinals slug away, rally, and still finish short of Cubs


16 USA Today

Diamondbacks Jean Segura, Nick Ahmed react to getting hit in head by pitches


17 SB Nation   

The Twins are unquestionably the saddest team in baseball


18 CBS Sports

Why Josh Donaldson's anti-beanball rant could signal slow change to unwritten rule


Diamondbacks-Pirates Game Preview


19 Fangraphs

A Status Update on the Francisco Liriano Experience


20 Sports on Earth

CLAYTON'S PLACE AMONG BEST EVER


21 Fox Sports

Mets will let Matt Harvey pitch through his problems on the mound


22 Baseball Prospectus

Let Ballparks Get Old


23 Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Paul Zeise: Polanco already may be the Pirates' best player


David Freese's homer lifts Pirates to 5-4 come-from-behind win


24 ESPN

Gregory Polanco now a major force for Pittsburgh Pirates


Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Post-Game: Pirates 5 - Diamondbacks 4

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    26-19
     
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      PIT0001400005110

      Scoring Summary

      Top 2nd: Arizona
      Chris Owings
       doubled to left, 
      Jake Lamb
       scored
      ARI 1 - PIT 0
      Yasmany Tomás
       homered (390 ft.) to deep left, 
      Chris Owings
       scored
      ARI 3 - PIT 0
      Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
      Seán Rodríguez
       homered (400 ft.) to deep left
      ARI 3 - PIT 1
      Top 5th: Arizona
      Rickie Weeks Jr.
       homered (325 ft.) to left
      ARI 4 - PIT 1
      Bottom 5th: Pittsburgh
      Grégory Polanco
       doubled to right center, 
      John Jaso
       scored, 
      Andrew McCutchen
       to third
      ARI 4 - PIT 2
      Starling Marte
       grounded out, third to first, 
      Andrew McCutchen
       scored
      ARI 4 - PIT 3
      David Freese
       homered (450 ft.) to deep left center, 
      Grégory Polanco
       scored
      ARI 4 - PIT 5

      Batting

      Arizona

      ABRHRBIHRBBKSBLOBAVG
      Nick Ahmed
      SS
      401000001.209
      Rickie Weeks Jr.
      RF
      412110101.261
      Paul Goldschmidt
      1B
      400000101.241
      Welington Castillo
      C
      400000001.275
      Brandon Drury
      2B
      401000000.299
      Jake Lamb
      3B
      311001000.276
      Chris Owings
      CF
      412100002.299
      Yasmany Tomás
      LF
      412210003.286
      Rubby De La Rosa
      P
      200000000.071
      Jake Barrett
      P
      000000000.000
      Phil Gosselin
      PH
      100000001.262
      Zac Curtis
      P
      000000000.000
      Tyler Clippard
      P
      000000000.000
      Totals34494212010
      Batting
      2B - C Owings 2 (8, J Locke, M Melancon), Y Tomás (11, J Locke)
      HR - R Weeks Jr (2, 5th inning off J Locke, 0 on, 2 out), Y Tomás (6, 2nd inning off J Locke, 1 on, 2 out)
      RBI - R Weeks Jr (7), C Owings (16), Y Tomás 2 (18)
      2-out RBI - R Weeks Jr, C Owings, Y Tomás 2
      Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - N Ahmed, Y Tomás 2
      GIDP - R Weeks Jr
      Team LOB - 4
      Fielding
      E - J Lamb (5)

      Pittsburgh

      ABRHRBIHRBBKSBLOBAVG
      John Jaso
      1B
      511000003.303
      Mark Melancon
      P
      000000000.000
      Andrew McCutchen
      CF
      412000201.258
      Grégory Polanco
      RF
      413100110.317
      Starling Marte
      LF
      400100202.318
      David Freese
      3B-1B
      311211104.277
      Seán Rodríguez
      2B
      411110004.295
      Jordy Mercer
      SS
      400000100.299
      Chris Stewart
      C
      401000100.231
      Jeff Locke
      P
      301000000.133
      Jared Hughes
      P
      000000000.000
      Neftali Feliz
      P
      000000000.000
      Matt Joyce
      PH
      101000000.345
      Jung-ho Kang
      3B
      000000000.262
      Totals365115218114
      Batting
      2B - G Polanco (18, R De La Rosa), C Stewart (3, R De La Rosa), M Joyce (3, T Clippard)
      HR - D Freese (3, 5th inning off R De La Rosa, 1 on, 1 out), S Rodríguez (5, 4th inning off R De La Rosa, 0 on, 0 out)
      RBI - G Polanco (29), S Marte (17), D Freese 2 (14), S Rodríguez (15)
      Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - J Jaso 2, D Freese, S Rodríguez 2
      Team LOB - 8
      Running
      SB - G Polanco (7, 2nd base off R De La Rosa/W Castillo)
      Fielding
      DP - 2 (J Mercer-S Rodríguez-J Jaso, S Rodríguez-J Jaso)

      Pitching

      Arizona

      IPHRERBBKHRWHIPERA
      Rubby De La Rosa
      4.19550421.154.15
      Jake Barrett
      1.21000100.912.41
      Zac Curtis
      1.00001200.950.00
      Tyler Clippard
      1.01000101.332.50

      Pittsburgh

      IPHRERBBKHRWHIPERA
      Jeff Locke
      6.17441121.545.08
      Jared Hughes
      (HLD, 3)
      0.20000001.973.72
      Neftali Feliz
      (HLD, 10)
      1.01000100.893.45
      Mark Melancon
      1.01000001.232.21
      Pitches-strikes - R De La Rosa 92-63, J Barrett 20-15, Z Curtis 17-10, T Clippard 16-10, J Locke 86-59, J Hughes 6-4, N Feliz 13-7, M Melancon 13-8
      Ground balls-fly balls - R De La Rosa 10-2, J Barrett 3-2, Z Curtis 1-0, T Clippard 1-2, J Locke 12-9, J Hughes 2-0, N Feliz 1-0, M Melancon 1-3
      Batters faced - R De La Rosa 23, J Barrett 6, Z Curtis 4, T Clippard 4, J Locke 26, J Hughes 2, N Feliz 3, M Melancon 4
      Game Details
      Umpires: HP-Chris Guccione. 1B-Sean Barber. 2B-Alfonso Marquez. 3B-Larry Vanover.
      Weather: 81 degrees. Partly Cloudy.
      Wind: 7 MPH Out to Left.
      Attendance: 20,696