PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates named outfielder Andrew Lambo their Minor League Player of the Year and Tyler Glasnow their Minor League Pitcher of the Year on Monday.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have recalled right-handed closer Jason Grilli from his rehab assignment with Double-A Altoona and reinstated him from the disabled list, the team announced today.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — On Saturday the Pirates one-upped their own recent waiver-wire deal for the Mets’ Marlon Byrd with yet another big-name trade in an effort to emphatically end a 20-year playoff drought.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates on Thursday traded right-handed relief pitcher Vic Black as the player to be named to the New York Mets to complete Tuesday’s trade in which Pittsburgh acquired outfielder Marlon Byrd and catcher John Buck.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — The Pirates have continued to add minor-league depth by acquiring veteran relief pitcher Kyle Farnsworth, the team announced early Friday evening. He will report to Triple-A Indianapolis immediately.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — At 70-47 the Pirates have been a great team, but they are not necessarily a deep one, so fans surely breathed a sigh of relief when the team announced today left fielder Starling Marte will not go on the disabled list.
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.
The Pirates have just announced their intent to call up outfielder Andrew Lambo from Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday. A corresponding move on the 25- and 40-man rosters is also expected to be announced tomorrow.
The Pirates have recalled right-handed relief pitcher Jared Hughes from his rehab assignment in Triple-A Indianapolis and reinstated him from the 15-day disabled list, the team announced Friday afternoon.
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.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Cory Giger of The Altoona Mirror reports right-handed pitcher Gerrit Cole, the top prospect in the Pirates organization and No. 12 overall in MLB, according to Baseball America, has been promoted from the Double-A Altoona Curve to the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Early Tuesday morning the Tribune-Review’s Dejan Kovacevic reported, according to an unidentified but reliable team source, that the Pirates have released starting pitcher Erik Bedard.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Jeff Clement will get his first taste of big-league baseball in over two years, as the Pirates recalled the Indianapolis infielder from their Triple-A affiliate Friday afternoon. To compensate, the team optioned Yamaico Navarro back to the Indians.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Relief pitcher Daniel McCutchen has been recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis, and pitchers Kyle McPherson and Justin Wilson have returned there, the Pirates announced before their Tuesday evening game at San Diego.
PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Yesterday the Tribune-Review’s Dejan Kovacevic reported, according to an internal source, that Pirates right-handed pitcher Kevin Correia privately volunteered to pick up the team’s tired pitching staff after a 19-inning win in St. Louis. The team has confirmed Correia will indeed make a spot start, opposing Edinson Volquez, in tonight’s game at San Diego, the start of a three-game set against the Padres.