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The Matt Morris Report: 7/17/14


A new era started in Altoona, a hitting streak at West Virginia stopped, a pitcher moved to a new role, and the GCL Pirates had a forgettable day.

Cumpton pitches 8 scoreless in Indianapolis' win


Indianapolis defeated Columbus 1-0 in a not-very-eventful game Thursday night at the Clippers' Huntington Park. Indianapolis had its work cut out for it tonight -- opposing starter Danny Salazar...

Pirates reinstate Marte, option Decker


The Pirates have announced that they've reinstated Starling Marte from the bereavement list and optioned fellow outfielder Jaff Decker to Indianapolis. There isn't much to add about this, except...

The Matt Morris Report: 7/16/14


Another day of light action, as Indianapolis and Altoona were off, and Bradenton and the GCL Pirates were rained out.

Royals acquire Jason Frasor


The Royals have acquired reliever Jason Frasor for minor league reliever Spencer Patton. That's worth noting here because the Bucs will also surely be in the market for right-handed relief help, so...

Pirates getting creative with defensive shifts


The 2014 season is the year of defensive shifts. With every team employing advanced defensive tactics, we would expect to see a spike in defensive efficiency. But, surprisingly, there hasn't been a...

The Matt Morris Report: 7/15/14


With All-Star games and whatnot, only three affiliates were in action Tuesday.

All-Star Game open thread


Here's your open thread to follow Tony Watson, Josh Harrison and NL leadoff hitter Andrew McCutchen in the All-Star Game. NL:Andrew McCutchen CFYasiel Puig RFTroy Tulowitzki SSPaul Goldschmidt 1BG...

Links: Pirates promote Bell, release Welker


-P- In case you missed it last night, Josh Bell has been promoted to Altoona. It was a great run at Bradenton for Bell, with a .335/.384/.502. With Starling Marte, Andrew McCutchen and Gregory...

The Matt Morris Report: 7/14/14


Altoona continued to hit HRs and blow leads, while Indianapolis and West Virginia were off.

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