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Pirates TWIBB Notes for Week of 8-11-14 thru 8-17-14

Here are your This Week in Buccos Baseball Notes for 8/11/14 thru 8/17/14, the 20th week of the Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 baseball season.   Weekly result: 2 wins and 5 Losses, 33 Runs Scored and 36 Runs Allowed   Hero of the week: Travis Snider. Lunch Box hit safely in every game this week going 11 for 26. Snider found his power stroke against the Detroit pitching staff. He took...
Via Hidden Vigorish
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The best defensive plays for the week ending July 22nd

Short week? That’s OK. There was still plenty of great defense to hold us over. July 19th, Rockies vs Pirates – Jared Hughes’ quick double play. This line drive off the bat of Charlie Blackmon was just mere inches away from tying the game. Instead, Jared Hughes snared the liner and fired it over to third to finish the inning ending double play. Talk about bad luck for the...
Via The Outside Corner
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Notebook: Jared Hughes Rides Again

They said he would never return. Who said that? Well… (Photo Credit: David Hague) Clint Hurdle had only one hope left. He tossed aside the morning paper, headline splashed “PIRATES LOSE 13-0,” and hopped into his pickup truck. He took the fast lane, following the signs for Indianapolis. “Well, the man did say he wanted to get away from it all,” he thought. Clint’s truck...
Via Pirates Prospects
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates put RHP Hughes on disabled list

The Pittsburgh Pirates have put pitcher Jared Hughes on the 15-day disabled list because of inflammation in his right shoulder. The Pirates recalled outfielder Alex Presley from Triple-A Indianapolis on Saturday. The roster move with Hughes was retroactive to Thursday. Hughes was called up by the Pirates from the minors on Monday. He and appeared in two games and allowed two runs...
Via AP on Fox
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates place Jared Hughes on the disabled list

The Pittsburgh Pirates placed right handed pitcher Jared Hughes, who had been part of a nine man bullpen,  on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. As reported by Tom Singer at, "Hughes had pitched twice since his latest call-up from Indianapolis on Monday, working 2 2/3 innings in a pair of appearances in Atlanta earlier this week."...
Via MLB Injury News
June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Roster Watch: Jared Hughes

Jared Hughes kind of came out of nowhere last year to have a mighty fine season, possibly a little too good.  He throws sinkers most of the time, it’s clearly his best pitch and his approach is predicated on it.  He can’t be effective without it. Hughes doesn’t miss many bats.   He also had [...]
Via This Is Getting Old
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Hughes denies using racial slur

Pirates rookie reliever Jared Hughes gained the nickname of "The Mayor" during his climb through the farm system because of his ability to make friends with seemingly everybody with his friendly and outgoing nature.
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Hughes defends himself against claim of racist comment

Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Jared Hughes thought the issue of his alleged racial remark had been resolved when he had a telephone conversation with Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, but he felt a need to defend himself after hearing Phillips repeat his accusation on television, according to "I didn't say those things,'' Hughes told CBSSports...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Jared Hughes recalled from AAA

RHP Jared Hughes has been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis. He replaces RHP Evan Meek, who was optioned to Triple-A on Monday. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) May 1, 2012   Yesterday, Evan Meek was optioned to AAA, opening up a roster spot in the Pirates’ bullpen. Jared Hughes has been recalled for his third ML stint this season. So far, Hughes has been impressive with a...
Via North Side Notch
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Jared Hughes recalled; Will be Pirates’ 26th man

RHP Jared Hughes has been recalled for today’s doubleheader against Colorado. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) April 25, 2012   Due to the new CBA signed over the off-season, teams are able to add a 26th man to their rosters for double headers. The Pirates’ have chosen reliever Jared Hughes to be that man. Hughes has a 2.08 ERA over 8 2/3 innings so far the season for the Pirates...
Via North Side Notch
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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