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Sunday, May 24, 2015

JAL’s Magnolia Morning Links






 

Magnolia Poco

GENERAL UPDATED BASEBALL SITES

1- MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 BFFL’s 2015 Pirates Stats Spreadsheet


4 PBC Asylum Recipe Collection


5 MLB

Pirates Broadcast Schedule



BLOGS and such

6 Blog Red Machine


Cincinnati Reds Lose 7th Straight Despite DeSclafani's Strong Start



7 Viva El Birdos

5.23.15 Recap: Royals Win Rain-Shortened Game 3-2


8 Green Weenie

Harvey Wallbangers: Bucs Romp 8-2


5/23: Deacon, Clyde, Gonzo B-Days, Lee & Lynch Join the Club, Streak Snappin'...

9 IS Sports

Pittsburgh Pirates: Burnett continues to amaze


10 Mets 101

> Pittsburgh Pirates Batter Matt Harvey in 8-2 Rout</b>


11 Bleed Cubbie Blue

Could This Be The Draft Where The Cubs Exploit the CBA?


12 Reviewing the Brew

Milwaukee Brewers: Corey Knebel Will be Fun to Watch


13 Raise the Jolly Roger

A Happy Harvey Day…for AJ


14 City of Champions

Pittsburgh Pirates' A.J. Burnett Strikes Out 10 In Win Over New York Mets


NEWSPAPERS and MAGAZINES and Other Media

15 St Louis Post Dispatch

Royals reign in the rain against Redbirds


16 USA Today

Orioles' Brian Matusz becomes second pitcher this week to be ejected for 'foreign substance'


17 SB Nation   

Say hey, baseball: Bryce Harper and Nelson Cruz are in a mini-home run chase



18 CBS Sports

Eye on MLB, May 23: Price melts down, Reds lose 7th straight


Mets vs Pirates Game Preview



19 Fangraphs

Alex Reyes’s Weakness Isn’t That Strong


20 Sports on Earth

APPRECIATING THE NEW TIM LINCECUM


GERRARD'S TOP 10 LIVERPOOL MOMENTS



21 Just a Bit Outside

JABO MAILBAG: RON WASHINGTON TO THE RESCUE!


22 Baseball Prospectus

West Coast By Us:  Day 1: In The Land Where Everybody Is Immediately Put On T



23 Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pirates light up Mets' ace Harvey in 8-2 win


Smizik on Sports: Two straight for the Pirates is good, but...


On the Pirates: The evolution of A.J. Burnett


Gene Collier: Pirates come out swinging, and it works



24 New York Times

Actions Speak Louder for a Pirates Rookie


Saturday, May 23, 2015

Post-Game: Pirates 8, Mets 2

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      PIT2104001008100

      Scoring Summary

      Bottom 1st: Pittsburgh
      Andrew McCutchen homered (417 ft.) to deep center, Josh Harrison scored
      NYM 0 - PIT 2
      Bottom 2nd: Pittsburgh
      Pedro Álvarez homered (373 ft.) to deep right
      NYM 0 - PIT 3
      Top 4th: NY Mets
      Daniel Murphy hit into fielder's choice, first to shortstop, Juan Lagares scored, Lucas Dudaout
      NYM 1 - PIT 3
      Bottom 4th: Pittsburgh
      Pedro Álvarez doubled to right, Jung Ho Kang scored
      NYM 1 - PIT 4
      A.J. Burnett hit sacrifice fly to center, Pedro Álvarez scored, Grégory Polanco to third,Francisco Cervelli to second
      NYM 1 - PIT 5
      Josh Harrison doubled to right, Grégory Polanco and Francisco Cervelli scored
      NYM 1 - PIT 7
      Bottom 7th: Pittsburgh
      Starling Marte reached on Éric Campbell's throwing error, Seán Rodríguez scored, Starling Marte to second
      NYM 1 - PIT 8
      Top 8th: NY Mets
      Rubén Tejada homered (379 ft.) to deep left
      NYM 2 - PIT 8

      Batting

      NY Mets

      ABRHRBIHRBBKSBLOBAVG
      Curtis GrandersonRF300000300.240
      Juan LagaresCF411000001.270
      Lucas Duda1B401000201.293
      Daniel Murphy2B403100001.259
      Wilmer FloresSS301000002.244
      Jack LeathersichP000000000.000
      Hansel RoblesP000000000.000
      Álex TorresP000000000.000
      Johnny MonellPH100000001.067
      Éric Campbell3B400000104.188
      Darrell CecilianiLF400000302.143
      Kevin PlaweckiC300000200.203
      Matt HarveyP100000000.059
      John MayberryPH100000100.146
      Carlos TorresP000000000.000
      Rubén TejadaSS111110000.214
      Totals332721012012
      Batting
      HR - R Tejada (1, 8th inning off A Bastardo, 0 on, 0 out)
      RBI - D Murphy (23), R Tejada (4)
      Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - D Ceciliani, W Flores
      GIDP - E Campbell
      Team LOB - 4
      Fielding
      E - E Campbell (6)
      DP - 1 (W Flores-D Murphy-L Duda)

      Pittsburgh

      ABRHRBIHRBBKSBLOBAVG
      Josh Harrison3B-2B412200012.261
      Neil Walker2B400000202.253
      Jordy MercerSS000000000.171
      Andrew McCutchenCF413210000.253
      Seán RodríguezPR-LF010000000.292
      Starling MarteLF-CF400000001.281
      Jung Ho KangSS-3B411000001.307
      Pedro Álvarez1B422210001.233
      Grégory PolancoRF310001200.231
      Francisco CervelliC311001000.287
      A.J. BurnettP201100100.176
      Antonio BastardoP000000000.000
      Jose TabataPH100000000.667
      Radhames LizP000000000.000
      Totals33810722517
      Batting
      2B - P Alvarez (7, M Harvey), J Harrison (11, M Harvey), A McCutchen (8, H Robles)
      HR - P Alvarez (8, 2nd inning off M Harvey, 0 on, 0 out), A McCutchen (6, 1st inning off M Harvey, 1 on, 1 out)
      RBI - P Alvarez 2 (20), A Burnett (2), J Harrison 2 (13), A McCutchen 2 (25)
      2-out RBI - J Harrison 2
      SF - A Burnett
      Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - P Alvarez, J Harrison, N Walker
      Team LOB - 4
      Running
      SB - J Harrison (2, 2nd base off M Harvey/K Plawecki)
      Fielding
      DP - 1 (N Walker-J Kang-P Alvarez)

      Pitching

      NY Mets

      IPHRERBBKHRWHIPERA
      Matt Harvey4.06772420.992.91
      Carlos Torres1.01000001.143.26
      Jack Leathersich1.02000101.590.00
      Hansel Robles1.01100000.813.12
      Álex Torres1.00000001.092.30

      Pittsburgh

      IPHRERBBKHRWHIPERA
      A.J. Burnett7.051101001.101.37
      Antonio Bastardo1.01110111.855.56
      Radhames Liz1.01000101.733.63
      WP - M Harvey 2
      HBP - C Granderson (by A Burnett)
      Pitches-strikes - M Harvey 67-46, C Torres 11-7, J Leathersich 21-16, H Robles 22-15, A Torres 10-7, A Burnett 96-60, A Bastardo 15-10, R Liz 20-10
      Ground balls-fly balls - M Harvey 4-6, C Torres 2-0, J Leathersich 2-0, H Robles 1-4, A Torres 3-0, A Burnett 11-1, A Bastardo 1-2, R Liz 0-2
      Batters faced - M Harvey 20, J Leathersich 5, H Robles 5, A Torres 3, C Torres 3, A Bastardo 4, A Burnett 26, R Liz 4
      Game Details
      Umpires: HP-Mike Muchlinski. 1B-Mike Winters. 2B-Mark Wegner. 3B-Marty Foster.