Highly touted pitcher Mark Appel spurned the Pittsburgh Pirates and decided to remain at Stanford for his senior season, the first big casualty of baseball’s new restrictions on amateur signing bonuses.
Paul Maholm could be wearing a different uniform next spring. The Tribune-Review is reporting the Pirates will not pick up the 29-year-old left-handed pitcher’s $9.75 million contract option for next year.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pirates GM Neal Huntington continues to add experienced major league bats to the roster. Garrett Atkins will have a chance to earn a spot on the roster by signing a minor league […]