Pirates' right-hander Shawn Chacon ranks first among all major league relief pitchers with 23.0 innings pitched this season. He has pitched very effectively in long relief posting a 0-0 record and 3.13 ERA. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with Chacon recently.
May 4, 2007
Shawn Chacon will make his ninth start for the Pirates on Wednesday night against Houston. The 28-year old right-hander grabbed a 6-4 victory over the Dodgers Greg Maddux in his last start. Chacon has been charged with just four earned runs in his last two starts (13.2ip). He has gone 2-3 with a 5.09 ERA in his eight starts with the Bucs since he was acquired from the Yankees on July 31.
September 27, 2006
PinstripesPlus.com analyzes what the Yankees gave up in Ramon Ramirez and Edwardo Sierra - not only two of the hardest throwers in the Yankees' farm system, but two of hottest pitchers in their system - in the Shawn Chacon trade. Thursday was an excellent example of trading players when their value was arguably the highest it could have been.
July 29, 2005