PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — As the Pirates prepare for the arrival of outfield prospect Andrew Lambo in St. Louis Tuesday, they have also announced the acquisition of former Major League catcher Kelly Shoppach, who has been assigned to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Pirates Catcher Russell Martin got the day off in the series finale against the Miami Marlins, but when his name was called to pinch hit late in a tied game, he came up clutch as the Pirates completed the three game sweep.
With backup Catcher Michael McKenry out for the year after having knee surgery, Tony Sanchez will get his first extended chance with the big league club, and talks about his first game behind the plate being a shutout.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates’ impressive pitching depth continued to be on display Monday night at PNC Park. They’ve had to lean on that depth with a number of injured hurlers still working toward a return–whether it’s this season or next.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have placed backup catcher Michael McKenry on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Sunday, with a left knee sprain, the team announced a short while ago.
With the team going out and signing a new catcher this offseason, the Pirates pitching staff was looking towards spring training as an opportunity to familiarize themselves with Russell Martin.
Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Michael McKenry joins Vinnie & Cook on Sportsradio 93-7 The Fan for a spring training update.
The Pirates hopes for the future lie heavily on the arms of Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon, and Catcher Tony Sanchez has caught both of them and knows what they’re capable of.
Pirates catching prospect Tony Sanchez hit the weight room hard this off-season adding 15 pounds of muscle.
Newly-signed Pirates’ catcher Russell Martin joined Seibel, Starkey and Miller on Sports Radio 93-7 The FAN fresh off of signing his contract.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The New York Yankees were in no hurry to re-sign catcher Russell Martin. The Pittsburgh Pirates swept in when they had the chance.
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pittsburgh Pirates claimed catcher Matt Pagnozzi off waivers from the Colorado Rockies. To make room for Pagnozzi on the 40-man roster, the club has transferred infielder/outfielder Steve Pearce to the 60-day disabled […]
The Pirates appear to be getting a player back from the disabled list today.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated catcher Dusty Brown for assignment. To take Brown’s place on the 25-man and 40-man roster, the Pirates have selected the contract of catcher Eric Fryer from Triple-A Indianapolis. Fryer hit […]
Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pirates have signed their 41st round selection from the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, Jonathan Schwind. In addition, the club has signed LHP Robert Kilcrease, an undrafted player from Texas Tech. Schwind, 21, […]