Tony Watson

Pittsburgh Pirates #44 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 05/30/85
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 220
  • Bats/Throws: L/L

The Brandon Phillips Conundrum

Just what exactly does the Reds' 2B mean to the team these days?

Pirates Suffer Crushing Defeat; Blow 6-Run Lead, Lose 9-8 To Padres

This one will go down as the toughest loss of the season to-date. The Pirates blew a six-run lead and lost 9-8 to the San Diego Padres in front of a packed PNC Park, leaving Pirates fans hoping...

Cody Ransom's Grand Slam Leads Brewers Over Pirates 10-7

Cody Ransom's Grand Slam leads Brewers over Pirates 10-7

To Pinch Hit Or Not To Pinch Hit

With the Dodgers ultimately winning 4-1 over the Pirates on Wednesday night, a key point in the game ended up not mattering too much, as Chad Billingsley exited early after just 77 pitches, as he was pinch hit for with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the sixth, with the Dodgers leading 2-1.

Pirates Lose 4-1 As Offense Again Fails To Materialize

Still no offense. The Pirates' only run came on a solo blast to left field by Clint Barmes in the third. The Bucs managed just six hits. It was the fourth time in five games the Bucs have had six...

Pirates Trade Rumors: Bucs Could Pursue Catcher, Lefty Reliever

Jon Heyman writes that the Pirates would like to find a catcher and a lefty reliever. I'm not sure where he got that, but it certainly makes sense. The catcher would, I assume, be a waiver-bait...

After Paul Maholm's Injury, Pirates Shuffle Roster

With Paul Maholm out, it appears that Ross Ohlendorf and Brad Lincoln will make starts this week for the Bucs.

Around the NL Central: August 7 Edition

News: The Pirates recalled reliever Brad Lincoln from Indianapolis and optioned down lefty Tony Watson. The Reds will put Chris Heisey on the DL and call up Save Sappelt from AAA. The Cardinals' D...

Did Clint Hurdle Blow Three Games Last Week?

Clint Hurdle's not the first manager to lose close games without using his best relief pitcher. But few have done it so spectacularly.


A Look At 19 & The Fallout

Plenty has been said about the call to end last night's game. A lot has been said about Clint Hurdle's managerial decisions along the way. But there is some real fallout from last night that is...

Pirates Call Up Tony Watson, Designate Jose Ascanio For Assignment

The Pirates made a change in their bullpen Monday afternoon, promoting lefty reliever Tony Watson and designating Jose Ascanio for assignment. Bucs manager Clint Hurdle has said that he likes...

Pirates Promote Tony Watson, Designate Jose Ascanio For Assignment

Jenifer Langosch reports. Given Clint Hurdle's stated preference for a second lefty in the bullpen, this comes as no surprise. Given Tony Watson's minor-league track record, I like his chances of...

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