Pirates To Announce Signing Of LHP Beimel

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Pirates will announce the signing of pitcher Joe Beimel today, according to Denver Post reporter Troy Renck.

Beimel, 33, is a lefty specialist and has spent 10 seasons in the major leagues. He has played with the Dodgers, Rockies, Twins, Rays and Nationals.

Beimel, from St. Mary’s, Pa., pitched for Duquesne University in the late 1990s and was taken by the Pirates in the 18th round of the 1998 draft.

After spending three seasons in the minors, Beimel made his MLB debut in 2001. He spent three season in the majors with the Pirates. During his time with the team, he had a 10-19 record, 5.00 ERA in 263 innings.

Over his 10 seasons in the majors, Biemel has a record of 23-31 with a 4.16 career ERA over 562 1/3 innings.

He has allowed 597 hits, 277 runs, 233 walks and struck out 315 over his career.

  • Buzz

    Way to go Joe!!!

  • Dale

    Welcome home Joe!!

  • Bob Lozano

    A root canal is more thrilling.

  • Bob Lozano

    Stubbing your toe is more pleasing.

  • Bob Lozano

    Passing a gall stone more exciting.

  • Bob Lozano

    Can we please get rid of the embarrassment known as the Pittsburgh Pirates?

  • Bob Lozano

    The Morgantown Pigeons has a good ring to it.

  • Brad

    Watching pirate baseball is morr pleasing than reading another bob Lozano post ..

  • Brad

    Open heart surgery with no anesthetic is more pleasing than reading a bob Lozano post

  • castnbash

    more of the same mediocre talent and then fill the roster with minor league players that have promise that you can later trade away for more of the same … Pirates are the Major league Minor league team …………. sad that we have not had a winner here since Bonds – Bonilla -Van Slyke roamed the outfield of 3 rivers stadium

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