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)
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