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KFFL Oct 4, 2014

Pirates | Edinson Volquez looking for long deal

Pittsburgh Pirates impending free-agent SP Edinson Volquez will be looking for a multi-year deal this ...
Beaver County Times Oct 1, 2014
Volquez, Pirates fall flat against Giants

Volquez, Pirates fall flat against Giants

PITTSBURGH --- The Pirates will be second-guessed all winter.
Lookout Landing Oct 1, 2014
NL Wild Card open thread

NL Wild Card open thread

Madison Bumgarner vs. Edinson Volquez What a long, strange journey it's been for Edinson Volquez. After five years in which his best years were mediocre, teams continued to employ Volquez in hopes of the form he once showed, back in 2009. Sure, there were flashes -- 2012 wasn't half bad, and the peripherals in 2010 were solid -- but he was never the 4 win pitcher he was in 2009. In reality, he was only a 1 win pitcher at his best. Now, strangely, the peripherals have remained uninspiring with virtually identical FIP/xFIP to previous years, but an elavated strand rate and fortunate BABIP has...
McCovey Chronicles Oct 1, 2014
National League Wild Card Game: The new, improved Edinson Volquez

National League Wild Card Game: The new, improved Edinson Volquez

The Pirates' starter in the Wild Card Game has a career 5.72 ERA against the Giants. Here's why that's mostly meaningless. Edinson Volquez is a familiar foe who's been in the majors for 10 years. The Giants have faced him 11 times. They're 8-3 against him, and they've beat him eight times out of the nine times they've faced him since 2010. Considering the Pirates have Gerrit Cole (hard-throwing ace-type) and Francisco LIriano (slider-throwing metaphor), it would seem the Giants got something of a lucky matchup. Don't believe baseball's lies. In a never ending attempt to force my definition...

Enough about Edinson Volquez: Let’s talk about how good the Pirates are at hitting

Much of the focus in the run-up to tonight’s Wild Card Game has understandably focused on Edinson Volquez. This is understandable. The Royals started James Shield, the A’s started Jon Lester, the Giants are starting Madison Bumgarner, and the Pirates are starting Edinson Volquez. Volquez sticks out like a sore thumb in that quartet, and […]

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