The Pirates took a chance when they acquired outfielder Lastings Milledge in a trade last summer, Milledge at least has put himself in position to fulfill his potential as the 12th pick in the 2003 draft. He told PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko that he has a good comfort level in Pittsburgh.
March 16, 2010
Outfielder Lastings Milledge after being acquired from the Washington Nationals posted a .291 batting average with the Pirates with four home runs and 20 RBI. The 24-year old was busy preparing for spring training when PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with him recently.
December 17, 2009
Outfielder Lastings Milledge appears to be settling in with Pirates after coming over from Washington at the trade deadline. The 24-year old has compiled a .299 batting average with the Bucs with four home runs and 20 RBI. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with Milledge recently.
October 3, 2009
The Phillies have struggled in Interleague Play, but are still the favorite to win the National League East, says Tyler Hissey. While the club, currently 43-38, has just a one-game lead over the Florida Marlins in the division, it has outscored opponents 411-337. The Phillies' run differential of 74, in fact, is one of the best in the majors.
June 28, 2008
It has been a turbulent year so far for the prized outfielder. An injury has slowed his progress and ability to stay at the Major League level, where many had predicted he would remain for most of 2007. Milledge sat down with Inside Pitch to discuss his road back as well as his thoughts on his current role in the organization.
July 9, 2007
The 21-year-old jewel of the Mets system is off to a scorching start. He continues to develop the five tools that will make him into a force at the next level. Gomez has hit safely in his first 14 games for Triple-A New Orleans, batting .392 overall. Entering play Tuesday night, he had the fifth best batting average in the Pacific Coast League.
April 18, 2007