Wednesday, June 29, 2016

JAL’s I’m Waiting for the Day Morning Links





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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 Seattle Times

After win over Pirates, are Mariners getting back on winning track?


6 Rumbunter


Pittsburgh Pirates Sign Max Kranick


7 Viva El Birdos

MVP candidate Matt Carpenter leads offense to 8-4 win over Royals


8 Green Weenie

Niese Chased, Bats Quiet In 5-2 Loss




9 Red Reporter

Javier Baez blasts 15th inning grand slam, Cubs beat Reds 7-2


10 Bleed Cubbie Blue

Kris Bryant's 3-Homer Game And Cubs History


11 Reviewing the Brew

Sky Sox Spotlight: Milwaukee Brewers – Jake Elmore (Called Up!)



12 Pittsburgh Sporting News

Which prospects could help the Pirates out this year?</b>


13 Pirates Breakdown

Pittsburgh Pirates Takeaways & Throwaways – Not a Supersonic Night


14 Beaver County Times

Mueller: McCutchen must be the loudest solution to Pirates' problems


15 St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Cards add to stellar road record, now have to figure out Busch


16 USA Today

Indians beat Braves for longest winning streak in 34 years


17 SB Nation   

The only correct ballot for the 2016 National League All-Star team


18 CBS Sports

2016 College World Series: Coastal Carolina beats Arizona to force Game 3


Mariners-Pirates Game Preview


19 Fangraphs

The Saga of Superstations and Baseball’s Historical Resistance to Technology


20 Sports on Earth

MLB RAIN RULES MAY NEED ADJUSTMENT


21 Fox Sports

Oh hail no! Severe storm hit Coors and somehow they still played baseball


22 Baseball Prospectus

A Sense of Where You Are


23 Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Gene Collier: Pirates lacking consistent pitching


Bill Brink's Pirates chat transcript: 6.28.16

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pirates/2016/06/28/Bill-Brink-s-Pirates-chat-6-28-16/stories/201606280127

Post-Game: Mariners 5 - Pirates 2

PITTSBURGH

Hitters
 POSABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
John Jaso1B4000020.272
Gregory PolancoDH3120110.300
Andrew McCutchenCF4010003.243
Starling MarteLF4111003.325
Matt JoyceRF4010012.292
David Freese3B4011002.284
Adam Frazier2B3010000.444
Jordy MercerSS3000012.271
Chris StewartC3000010.205
Totals322721612 
Batting
2B - Gregory Polanco (24)
3B - Starling Marte (4)
TB - Gregory Polanco 3, Andrew McCutchen, Starling Marte 3, Matt Joyce, David Freese, Adam Frazier
RBI - Starling Marte (30), David Freese (31)
2-Out RBI - David Freese (14)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - David Freese (28), Jordy Mercer (31)
GIDP - Starling Marte (5)
Fielding
E - Jonathon Niese (1)
Outfield Assists - Andrew McCutchen (Lee at Home)
Pitchers
 IPHRERBBSOHRERA
Jonathon Niese 4.29542215.07
Arquimedes Caminero 2.13000403.86
Jared Hughes 1.00000104.18
WP - Jonathon Niese
Pitches-Strikes - Jonathon Niese 95-55, Arquimedes Caminero 44-31, Jared Hughes 9-6
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Jonathon Niese 8-0, Arquimedes Caminero 0-1, Jared Hughes 1-1
Batters Faced - Jonathon Niese 24, Arquimedes Caminero 9, Jared Hughes 3
Inherited Runners-Scored - Arquimedes Caminero 2-0

SEATTLE

Hitters
 POSABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ketel MarteSS4010001.277
Franklin GutierrezRF3100111.260
Robinson Cano2B4231000.303
Nelson CruzDH4112022.284
Dae-Ho Lee1B3020100.290
Kyle Seager3B4030000.266
Chris IannettaC3001012.227
Leonys MartinCF4110022.263
Shawn O'MalleyLF4010010.210
Totals335124278 
Batting
2B - Ketel Marte (14), Kyle Seager (18)
HR - Nelson Cruz (20)
TB - Ketel Marte 2, Robinson Cano 3, Nelson Cruz 4, Dae-Ho Lee 2, Kyle Seager 4, Leonys Martin, Shawn O'Malley
RBI - Robinson Cano (54), Nelson Cruz 2 (53), Chris Iannetta (20)
2-Out RBI - Robinson Cano (22), Nelson Cruz 2 (24)
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - Franklin Gutierrez (13), Chris Iannetta (25), Leonys Martin (15)
SF - Chris Iannetta (2)
GIDP - Ketel Marte (3)
Fielding
E - Dae-Ho Lee (2)
Outfield Assists - Leonys Martin (Joyce at 1st)
Pitchers
 IPHRERBBSOHRERA
Hisashi Iwakuma 6.26221404.34
Edwin Diaz 1.10000202.13
Steve Cishek 1.01000002.55
Pitches-Strikes - Hisashi Iwakuma 96-63, Edwin Diaz 17-12, Steve Cishek 22-16
Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Hisashi Iwakuma 3-6, Edwin Diaz 0-2, Steve Cishek 2-0
Batters Faced - Hisashi Iwakuma 25, Edwin Diaz 4, Steve Cishek 4
Inherited Runners-Scored - Edwin Diaz 2-0

GAME INFO

Date - Tuesday, June 28 2016 10:10PM
Location - Safeco Field
Temperature - 77°
Umpires - Home - Ben May, First Base - Mark Carlson, Second Base - Mike DiMuro, Third Base - Quinn Wolcott

Thread Three: Pirates vs. Mariners

Live MLB Scoreboard is here.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Thread Two: Pirates vs. Mariners

Live MLB Scoreboard is here.

Thread One: Pirates vs. Mariners

Live MLB Scoreboard is here.

Pre-Game: Pirates vs. Mariners

Game: Pittsburgh Pirates (37-40) vs. Seattle Mariners (38-38)
Time: 10:10 PM
Location: Safeco Field - Seattle, Washington
Game-Time Weather: Sunny, 74 (they have a roof, if necessary)
TV/Radio: ROOT Sports/KDKA-FM 93.7


Tonight's Starting Pitcher's:

Jonathon Niese (LHP) (6-5, 4.93) vs. Hisashi Iwakuma (RHP) (6-6, 4.45)


Pirates Lineup:
1. John Jaso (L) 1B
2. Gregory Polanco (L) DH
3. Andrew McCutchen (R) CF
4. Starling Marte (R) LF
5. Matt Joyce (L) RF
6. David Freese (R) 3B
7. Adam Frazier (L) 2B
8. Jordy Mercer (R) SS
9. Chris Stewart (R) C


Mariners Lineup:
1. Ketel Marte (S) SS
2. Franklin Gutierrez (R) RF
3. Robinson Cano (L) 2B
4. Nelson Cruz (R) DH
5. Dae-Ho Lee (R) 1B
6. Kyle Seager (L) 3B
7. Chris Iannetta (R) C
8. Leonys Martin (L) CF
9. Shawn O'Malley (S) LF


*If you missed JAL's Morning Links, you can find them here.

*BFFL's Spreadsheet that includes JAL's Prediction Contest is right here.

*Pirates Radio Pre-Game begins at 8:45 PM, click here to listen.

*Game Threads will auto-post at 10:05 PM, 11:05 PM & 12:05 AM

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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 Orange County Register

Dodgers dig out of early hole, avoid sweep with 5-4 win in Pittsburgh


6 Rumbunter


Pittsburgh Pirates Transactions: June 19-25


7 Viva El Birdos

Cardinals Farm Report: Grichuk, Hazelbaker, & Pena Continue Working in the Minors


8 Green Weenie

Second Verse, Same As the First: Liriano/Hughes Blow Early Lead; Bucs Fall 5-4




9 Red Reporter

Kris Bryant hits three homers, Cubs pancake Reds 11-8


10 Bleed Cubbie Blue

Kris Bryant, 4 Other Cubs Still Lead National League All-Star Balloting


11 Reviewing the Brew

The Most Impressive Milwaukee Brewers Prospect We’ve Missed



12 Pittsburgh Sporting News

Is it too early to write off the Pittsburgh Pirates?</b>


13 Pirates Breakdown

Pittsburgh Pirates Find Many Positives in Chad Kuhl Debut


14 MILB

MLB Rookie Report: Chad Kuhl, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates


15 St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Royals wear down Wainwright; Diaz shaken up but should be OK


16 USA Today

40 years ago, Mark (The Bird) Fidrych was 'some kind of unbelievable'


17 SB Nation   

The only correct ballot for the 2016 American League All-Star team


18 CBS Sports

Five reasons the Astros have been able to turn their season around


Mariners-Pirates Game Preview


19 Fangraphs

The Time Is Not Right to Trade Andrew McCutchen


20 Sports on Earth

COLABELLO WANTS TO CLEAR NAME


21 Fox Sports

Noah Syndergaard reportedly pitching with bone spur, trying to avoid season-ending surgery


22 Baseball Prospectus

Baltimore's Annual Surprise Party


23 Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pirates postgame notes: Francisco Liriano 'still dealing with the same issue'


24 Hardball Scoop

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Pittsburgh Pirates' Top Prospect Tyler Glasnow