Wednesday, April 23, 2014

JAL’s Gotta Travel On Morning Links



Gotta Travel On Kingston Trio


GENERAL DAILY UPDATED BASEBALL SITES

1- MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 BFFL’s 2014 Pirates Stats Spreadsheet


4 Pirates Prospects

Pittsburgh Pirates Organizational Probable Pitching Chart


BLOGS and such


5—Pirates Prospects


First Pitch: The Pirates Would Be Struggling Now, Even With Gregory Polanco


Prospect Watch: Three Hits and a Homer Each For Gregory Polanco and Stetson Allie


Injury Updates: Luis Heredia, Jameson Taillon, Austin Meadows


6 Bucs Dugout

Johnny Cueto dominates as Reds win 4-1


Pirates' postgame: Notes and quotes from a 4-1 loss



7 Rumbunter

Pittsburgh Pirate Pitching Needs to Improve



8 Green Weenie

Cueto Cuts Bucs Down To Size 4-1


9 WHYGAVS

> Game 21: Reds 4 Pirates 1


10 City of Champions

Reds Ace Johnny Cueto Silences Pittsburgh Pirates Again


NEWSPAPERS and MAGAZINES and Other Media

11 CBS Sports

Pirates vs Reds Game Preview


12 Chicago Sun Times
                                   
While Wrigley parties, Theo’s mind is on Cubs winning


13 Rant Sports

MLB Botched Suspensions From Pittsburgh Pirates-Milwaukee Brewers Brawl


14 Pirates Site

Cueto twirls second straight complete game vs. Bucs



Liriano's April woes keep up amid frigid weather



15 SB Nation

Albert Pujols home run #500: Doing it backwards


16 Cincinnati Enquirer

Cueto close to perfect in Reds' 4-1 win over Pirates


17 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Too many unanswered questions in Sunday’s brawl with Pirates


18 St. Louis Post Dispatch

Wainwright OK after twisting knee


19 Fangraphs

Simulating and Identifying Platoon Players


20 Baseball Prospectus

What PITCHf/x Can Tell Us About Batters




21 Post Gazette

Cueto helps Reds sail past Pirates, 4-1


Pirates notebook: Newly acquired Ike Davis savors opportunity to play regularly


22 Tribune Review

Pitcher Cueto shuts down Pirates as Reds cruise to victory at PNC



Pirates notebook: MLB metes out suspensions


Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Reds vs. Pirates Post-Game

Could not figure Cueto out tonight...

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Reds 4, Pirates 1
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CIN
0000002114101
PIT
000000001130
CincinnatiABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Hamilton, B, CF5120021.217
Votto, 1B4010112.292
Phillips, 2B4000013.277
Bruce, RF4121010.235
Frazier, 3B3110002.260
Ludwick, LF3000013.273
Heisey, LF1000002.278
Pena, B, C4121001.333
Cozart, SS4011001.149
Cueto, P4011001.231
Totals3641041616.262
PittsburghABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Marte, S, LF4000010.247
Walker, 2B4000000.262
McCutchen, CF3121100.288
Alvarez, P, 3B4000002.179
Martin, R, C2000210.254
1-Barmes, PR0000000.167
Davis, I, 1B4000002.244
Snider, RF3010010.254
Pimentel, S, P0000000.000
Mercer, SS3000002.212
Volquez, P2000012.000
Watson, P0000000.000
Tabata, RF1000001.217
Totals30131349.232
1-Ran for Martin, R in the 9th.
BATTING
2B: Pena, B (4, Volquez), Cozart (4, Volquez).
TB: Votto; Cozart 2; Cueto; Hamilton, B 2; Pena, B 3; Bruce 2; Frazier.
RBI: Pena, B (2), Cozart (9), Bruce (12), Cueto (1).
2-out RBI: Cozart.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Votto; Cueto; Heisey.
Team RISP: 3-for-10.
Team LOB: 7.

BASERUNNING
SB: Hamilton, B (8, 2nd base off Volquez/Martin, R), Pena, B (2, 2nd base off Pimentel, S/Martin, R).

FIELDING
E: Frazier (4, fielding).
DP: (Phillips-Cozart-Votto).
BATTING
HR: McCutchen (3, 9th inning off Cueto, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: McCutchen 5; Snider.
RBI: McCutchen (12).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Volquez 2; Davis, I.
GIDP: Tabata.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
Outfield assists: Snider (Pena, B at 2nd base).
CincinnatiIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Cueto(W, 2-2)9.03113411.38
Totals9.03113413.50
PittsburghIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Volquez(L, 1-1)7.05221301.93
Watson0.13110102.89
Pimentel, S1.22110202.08
Totals9.010441603.81
HBP: Frazier (by Volquez).
Pitches-strikes: Cueto 117-73, Volquez 100-71, Watson 15-10, Pimentel, S 23-17.
Groundouts-flyouts: Cueto 16-5, Volquez 11-4, Watson 0-0, Pimentel, S 1-1.
Batters faced: Cueto 33, Volquez 27, Watson 4, Pimentel, S 7.
Inherited runners-scored: Pimentel, S 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Lance Barksdale. 2B: Mark Ripperger. 3B: Gary Cederstrom.
Weather: 53 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 10 mph, Out to CF.
T: 2:47.
Att: 11,926.
Venue: PNC Park.
April 22, 2014
Compiled by MLB Advanced Media

Reds vs. Pirates - Thread Three

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Reds vs. Pirates - Thread Two

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Reds vs. Pirates - Thread One

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Pre-Game: Cincinnati Reds vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

Game: Cincinnati Reds (8-11) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (9-11)
Time: 7:05 PM
Location: PNC Park, Pittsburgh
Game-Time Weather: Partly cloudy, 56.
TV/Radio: ROOT Sports, 93.7 The Fan


Tonight's starting pitchers:

Johnny Cueto (1-2, 1.50) vs. Edinson Volquez (1-0, 1.71)

Reds Lineup:
1. Billy Hamilton (S) CF
2. Joey Votto (L) 1B
3. Brandon Phillips (R) 2B
4. Jay Bruce (L) RF
5. Todd Frazier (R) 3B
6. Ryan Ludwick (R) LF
7. Brayan Pena (S) C
8. Zack Cozart (R) SS
9. Johnny Cueto (R) P


Pirates Lineup:
1. Starling Marte (R) LF
2. Neil Walker (S) 2B
3. Andrew McCutchen (R) CF
4. Pedro Alvarez (L) 3B
5. Russell Martin (R) C
6. Ike Davis (L) 1B
7. Travis Snider (L) RF
8. Jordy Mercer (R) SS
9. Edinson Volquez (R) P

*Pirates Pre-Game begins at 5:40 on 93.7 The Fan, click here to listen.

*Game threads will auto-post at 7:00, 8:00 & 9:00.