After being acquired from the Chicago Cubs right-hander Kevin Hart struggled in 10 starts with the Pirates down the stretch. The 27-year old posted a 1-8 record with a 6.92 ERA. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with Hart during a recent conditioning session at PNC Park.
December 7, 2009
Right-hander Kevin Hart acquired in a recent trade with the Chicago Cubs is ready to grab the opportunity he has with the Pirates. Hart was 3-1 with a 2.60 ERA with the Cubs, he gets his first start for the Pirates on Thursday. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with Hart recently.
CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today acquired left-handed pitchers John Grabow and Tom Gorzelanny from the Pittsburgh Pirates for right-handed pitchers Kevin Hart and Jose Ascanio and Single-A Daytona infielder Josh Harrison.
Here the Cubs go again, with another key player on the disabled list.
The Cubs got another dose of bad injury news Friday. Lefty Ted Lilly, their only All-Star this season, underwent an MRI arthrogram after experiencing what the club said was soreness in his left shoulder.
If the Cubs are going to continue their second-half run, they'll depend heavily on their bullpen, a bullpen that's gotten a lot of work lately.
PEORIA – Cubs pitcher Kevin Hart only made one costly mistake while pitching on a minor league assignment for Class-A Peoria on Monday at O'Brien Field.
The Cubs will try to piece things together until the end of the month. Meanwhile, they'll try to stay close or even take the lead in the National League Central.