Moss declared free agency after being outrighted off the 40-man roster.
Earlier today the list of minor league free agents came out, with 19 players from the Pirates' organization electing minor league free agency. Baseball America also has their transactions report from the last week, with a few more updates.
Two moves that have been speculated are official: Steven Jackson and Brandon Moss have declared free agency. Both players were outrighted off the roster last week, and since it was the second outright off the 40-man roster for each player, they were able to declare free agency.
The Pirates also released Chris Jakubauskas, who they had claimed off of waivers from the Seattle Mariners last November. Jakubauskas made one start in the majors in 2010, but was knocked out of th...
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