Sunday, September 21, 2014

JAL’s Miles From Our Home Morning Links





Miles From Our Home Cowboy Junkies

GENERAL UPDATED BASEBALL SITES

1- MLB Transactions


2-MLB Trade Rumors-Pirates


3 BFFL’s 2014 Pirates Stats Spreadsheet


4 ESPN

Wild Card Standings


BLOGS and such

5—Pirates Prospects


First Pitch: Will Pedro Alvarez Have Any Trade Value This Off-Season?


The Benefits of Tony Sanchez Playing Winter Ball


Morning Report: A Big Draft Pick With Impressive Numbers


6 Bucs Dugout

Brewers repeatedly plunk McCutchen, beat Pirates 1-0


Postgame: Pirates miss opportunities in 1-0 loss


7 Green Weenie

Brewers Stay Alive With 1-0 Win



8 Rumbunter

Andrew McCutchen Hit Twice, Pirates Waste Edinson Volquez


9 Fansided

MLB Playoffs: Pittsburgh Pirates own Wild Card tiebreaker over San Francisco Giants


10 Raise the Jolly Roger

> Brewer 1, Pirates 0


11 Reviewing the Brew

Offense Still Struggling, Brewers Shut Out the Pirates



NEWSPAPERS and MAGAZINES and Other Media

12 KDKA

Energized Pirates’ Fans Hoping For Spot In Post-Season


13 CBS Sports

Milwaukee at Pittsburgh Game Preview


14 Chicago Sun Times  

Chris Coghlan hits two HRs to help Cubs rally past Dodgers


15 Pirates MLB Site

Pirates edged by Brewers, fall back in Central


Martin's improvement with RISP key for Pirates


16 Cincinnati Enquirer

Fay: Reds need on-base hitter before RBI man



17 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

For once, late rally belongs to Brewers


18 St. Louis Post Dispatch

Cards power up in win over Reds


Cards notes: Workload is the key for Rosenthal



19 Just a Bit Outside

THE PLAYOFF TEAM YOU COULD'VE BUILT FOR ABSOLUTELY NOTHING


20 Fangraphs

The Most Unlikely Series of the Year



21 Post Gazette

Brewers slip past Pirates


On the Pirates: The buildup inside a pennant race


Gene Collier: Best action to take was none



Bob Smizik: Tough loss to Brewers



22 Tribune Review

Pirates' 5-game winning streak ends with 1-0 loss to Brewers



Pirates find a bridge at end of baseball world


Pirates notebook: Worley raring to go after skipping last start




23 Sweetspot

Five things we learned Saturday



24 Sports on Earth

BEST OF THE NL ROOKIE CLASS


Saturday, September 20, 2014

Post-Game: Brewers 1, Pirates 0

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      Scoring Summary

      Top 9th: Milwaukee
      Logan Schafer hit sacrifice fly to left, Elián Herrera scored
      MIL 1 - PIT 0

      Batting

      Milwaukee

      ABRHRBIHRBBKSBLOBAVG
      Carlos GómezCF500000103.281
      Scooter Gennett2B301000001.294
      Rickie WeeksPH-2B101000000.261
      Jonathan LucroyC301001001.305
      Aramis Ramírez3B400000106.288
      Ryan BraunRF401000101.273
      Khris DavisLF300000001.246
      Elián HerreraPH110000001.275
      Mark Reynolds1B000000000.196
      Lyle Overbay1B302001010.241
      Jean SeguraPR-SS000000000.238
      Héctor GómezSS300000303.143
      Matt ClarkPH000001000.227
      Francisco RodríguezP000000000.000
      Matt GarzaP100001100.061
      Marco EstradaP000000000.094
      Gerardo ParraPH100000001.266
      Jeremy JeffressP000000000.000
      Will SmithP000000000.000
      Brandon KintzlerP000000000.000
      Zach DukeP000000000.000
      Logan SchaferPH-LF000100000.175
      Totals32161047118
      Batting
      2B - S Gennett (31, E Volquez); L Overbay 2 (14, E Volquez, M Melancon)
      SF - L Schafer
      RBI - L Schafer (8)
      Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Gomez 1, A Ramirez 2, H Gomez 2
      GIDP - A Ramirez, G Parra
      Team LOB - 9
      Running
      SB - L Overbay (2, 2nd base off E Volquez/R Martin)

      Pittsburgh

      ABRHRBIHRBBKSBLOBAVG
      Josh Harrison3B501000100.317
      Travis SniderRF301000200.262
      Jose TabataPH000000000.286
      Tony WatsonP000000000.333
      Brent MorelPH101000000.184
      Chase d'ArnaudPR000000000.000
      Mark MelanconP000000000.000
      Andrew McCutchenCF000002000.309
      Neil Walker2B400000003.276
      Russell MartinC301001002.296
      Starling MarteLF401000104.288
      Ike Davis1B300000001.234
      Gaby SánchezPH-1B100000003.235
      Jordy MercerSS300001011.262
      Edinson VólquezP200000203.020
      Andrew LamboPH101000000.286
      Grégory PolancoPR-RF100000000.239
      Totals31060046117
      Batting
      2B - T Snider (12, M Garza); R Martin (20, M Garza)
      Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - R Martin 1, G Sanchez 2, E Volquez 2
      Team LOB - 10
      Running
      SB - J Mercer (4, 2nd base off M Garza/J Lucroy)
      CS - A McCutchen (3, 2nd base by M Estrada/J Lucroy), G Polanco (5, Home by W Smith/J Lucroy)
      Fielding
      E - T Watson (1, throw); E Volquez (3, throw)
      DP - 2 (J Mercer-N Walker-I Davis, N Walker-J Mercer-I Davis)

      Pitching

      Milwaukee

      IPHRERBBKHRWHIPERA
      Matt Garza4.23002601.183.64
      Marco Estrada1.10000001.234.50
      Jeremy Jeffress0.22000001.131.35
      Will Smith0.10000001.453.82
      Brandon Kintzler0.21002001.403.40
      Zach Duke(W, 5-1)0.10000001.152.54
      Francisco Rodríguez(SV, 43)1.00000000.993.09

      Pittsburgh

      IPHRERBBKHRWHIPERA
      Edinson Vólquez7.03003601.253.15
      Tony Watson1.01000001.001.48
      Mark Melancon(L, 3-5)1.02111100.901.96
      WP - M Garza
      IBB - R Martin (by B Kintzler); J Mercer (by M Garza); M Clark (by M Melancon)
      HBP - A McCutchen 2 (by M Garza 2)
      Pitches-strikes - F Rodriguez 6-4; M Garza 83-47; M Estrada 10-5; J Jeffress 14-10; W Smith 3-2; B Kintzler 18-7; Z Duke 1-1; T Watson 10-8; M Melancon 24-17; E Volquez 100-62
      Ground balls-fly balls - F Rodriguez 2-1; M Garza 5-1; M Estrada 2-1; J Jeffress 0-1; W Smith 0-0; B Kintzler 2-0; Z Duke 1-0; T Watson 3-0; M Melancon 2-1; E Volquez 8-6
      Batters faced - F Rodriguez 3; M Garza 21; M Estrada 3; J Jeffress 4; B Kintzler 5; Z Duke 1; T Watson 4; M Melancon 6; E Volquez 27
      Game Details
      Game Time: 3:32.
      Umpires: HP--Marty Foster. 1B--Rob Drake. 2B--Alan Porter. 3B--Joe West.
      Weather: 77 degrees, Partly Cloudy.
      Wind: 8 mph, Right to Left.
      Attendance: 39,027.