Wednesday, April 23, 2014

JAL’s Gotta Travel On Morning Links

Gotta Travel On Kingston Trio


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


> Game 21: Reds 4 Pirates 1

10 City of Champions

Reds Ace Johnny Cueto Silences Pittsburgh Pirates Again


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
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
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
1-Ran for Martin, R in the 9th.
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.

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

E: Frazier (4, fielding).
DP: (Phillips-Cozart-Votto).
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.

Outfield assists: Snider (Pena, B at 2nd base).
Cueto(W, 2-2)9.03113411.38
Volquez(L, 1-1)7.05221301.93
Pimentel, S1.22110202.08
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.