Scout Premium Content

Pirates prospect interview: Phillip Irwin

Right-hander Phillip Irwin suffered a forearm injury during the Arizona Fall League and aggravated it in spring training. He missed only a handful of starts before returning to Altoona, he was promoted to Triple A Indianapolis late in the season. The 25 year old posted a combined record of 8-7 with a 2.83 ERA. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with Irwin recently.

GVB – Were you pleased with the way you pitched last season? PI – I definitely felt like something clicked this year. I was struggling pretty bad my first few starts in Double A and when it clicked it just clicked. I don't know what it was exactly, but it was just one start after another, I think I put like eight or nine starts together that were all quality starts. GVB – Do you think it was...

PiratesDugout.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


Tweets