After being non-tendered by the Pirates last month, former first baseman Gaby Sanchez has found a new team … in Japan.
The Pirates have acquired infielder Sean Rodriguez from the Tampa Bay Rays.
Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth inning which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez’s game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.
Edinson Volquez allowed two runs over six innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on the Detroit Tigers early in a 4-2 victory on Tuesday night.
Pirates manager Clint Hurdle had good reason to call upon Gaby Sanchez to bat for Ike Davis.
Gaby Sanchez had two RBIs in a four-run fourth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates bullpen worked seven strong innings after starter Francisco Liriano left with flu-like symptoms and dizziness in a 6-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.
Neal Huntington sat down with Pirates broadcaster Greg Brown on Sunday to give an update on the squad.
Tab Douglas talked about the Pirates avoiding salary arbitration with several players with Bill Brink of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
The Pirates have avoided arbitration with Third Baseman Pedro Alvarez, Reliever Mark Melancon, Outfielder Travis Snider and First Baseman Gaby Sanchez after coming to agreements today.
He’s the first baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates. So, you might expect a local restaurant to open their doors wide for Gaby Sanchez and his family.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Russell Martin decided to take James McDonald to the movies before Saturday night’s game.
The start of the 2013 season is just more than a week away for the Pittsburgh Pirates and there a few positions not quite set in stone.
After two straight 19 home run seasons with the Marlins, and representing the team in the 2011 All-Star Game, Gaby Sanchez had off-season knee surgery and never fully recovered.
Pirates’ prized pitching prospect Gerrit Cole had little trouble with Spain’s entry into the World Baseball Classic. He struck out first 6 batters he faced.
Garrett Jones and the Pirates will be looking to erase the memory of another last season slide this year.