Sunday, May 1, 2011

Rubber Game Notes

-- Charlie Morton takes the mound against Ubaldo Jimenez today. The game is scheduled for 3:10 PM, and will be shown on Root Sports.

-- The lineup: Andrew McCutchen CF, Xavier Paul LF, Garrett Jones RF, Neil Walker 2B, Lyle Overbay 1B, Ryan Doumit C, Pedro Alvarez 3B, Ronny Cedeno SS, Morton P.

Xavier Paul gets his first start as a Bucco. Where did Brandon Wood go?

-- The beat gang reports that Ross Ohlendorf will throw BP twice next week. If all goes well, then he'll go to the minors on rehab.

-- Alex Presley was named Indy's Player of the Month for April. He hit .333 with 13 runs scored, four doubles, one triple, three home runs, 12 RBI and five stolen bases, while reaching base in 20 of the 24 games he played.

-- Cory Giger of the Johnstown Mirror tweeted a surprising fact: Danny Moskos is the first player from the short-season State College Spikes to reach the majors as a Pirate.

No comments: