Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League Free Agents

The following Pittsburgh Pirates have elected for minor league free agency, per Baseball America:

RHP: Jose Ascanio (AAA), Anthony Claggett (AA), Nelson Figueroa (AAA), Sean Gallagher (AAA), Kevin Hart (AAA), Aaron Heilman (AAA), Steven Jackson (AAA), Brett Sinkbeil (AA), Tyler Yates (AAA)

LHP: Dan Meyer (AAA), Garrett Olson (AAA), Justin Thomas (AAA), Aaron Thompson (AAA), Donald Veal (Hi A)

C: Jhoanel Jimenez (DSL), Rudy Pena (AA), Milver Reyes (Hi A), Travis Scott (AA)

1B: Jeff Clement (AAA), Gerlis Rodriguez (Hi A)

2B: Corey Wimberly (AAA)

3B: Andy Marte (AAA), Brandon Wood (AAA)

SS: Greg Picart (AA)

Wood, Thompson, and Hart were all recently outrighted off of the 40-man roster.  The Pirates also outrighted Brian Burres and Steve Pearce off of the 40-man roster.  Both are eligible for free agency, although they aren’t included on this list.

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