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May 28, 2007
by rob biertempfel


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Take that!

CINCINNATI — Another reason I love Ian Snell as a pitcher: In the top of the fifth inning today, Pirates catcher Humberto Cota was hit on the arm by a pitch from Reds righty Kyle Lohse. In the bottom of …

May 22, 2007
by rob biertempfel


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Let’s get trashed!

ST. LOUIS — I think Joe Paterno is on to something. As punishment for a recent late-night brawl which involved a few players, Paterno will make the entire team clean up the trash at Beaver Stadium after every home game …

May 19, 2007
by rob biertempfel


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Pitching problems

PITTSBURGH — Who will be the Pirates’ new No. 5 starter? Shawn Chacon would seem to be a good bet. He pitched just as well as Tony Armas did in spring training. But Chacon “lost” the battle for the spot …

May 10, 2007
by rob biertempfel


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Hey, batter, batter!

CHICAGO — You’re probably tired of reading about the Pirates’ lack of run production. I’m tired of writing about it. Yet, there it remains — the most frustrating aspect of this season so far. “It’s the one thing right now …

May 8, 2007
by rob biertempfel


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Two-fer Tuesday

CHICAGO — Two leftover thoughts that did not make it into my story in today’s Tribune-Review about the No. 2 spot in the batting order: &#149 Tracy said it sometimes is better to bat a talented young player second rather …

May 4, 2007
by rob biertempfel


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Remember the GWRBI?

MILWAUKEE — During a discussion about holds and other changing stats in baseball this afternoon in Jim Tracy’s office at Miller Park, someone mentioned the GWRBI, which was boxscore lingo for game-winning run batted in. GWRBI was an official stat …

 
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