Comments on: The Truth About Waiver Claims http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/11/the-truth-about-waiver-claims.html Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:06:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/11/the-truth-about-waiver-claims.html#comment-10573 Sun, 20 Nov 2011 19:49:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=21726#comment-10573 39th and 40th players in a system are not part of the 25 man roster and are not part of the immediate depth, their projects or prospects on any team.

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/11/the-truth-about-waiver-claims.html#comment-10568 Sun, 20 Nov 2011 16:21:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=21726#comment-10568 I wouldn’t say no outright. “Maybe” would be more appropriate in that he is proving he has the stamina to go further into games. If he does develop those “secondary” pitches as you mention, then you may have the makings of a fifth or fourth starter.

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By: Lee Young http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/11/the-truth-about-waiver-claims.html#comment-10563 Sun, 20 Nov 2011 14:52:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=21726#comment-10563 Bottom line – Is THEIR 39th and 40th players better than ours? Usually, the answer is Yes! :)

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/11/the-truth-about-waiver-claims.html#comment-10556 Sun, 20 Nov 2011 03:23:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=21726#comment-10556 I am not worried about who we get.  It is a crap shot.  Who we may lose is the worry.

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/11/the-truth-about-waiver-claims.html#comment-10554 Sun, 20 Nov 2011 02:34:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=21726#comment-10554 Very good piece.  I agree that generally waiver claims aren’t terribly interesting.  If I were to guess, I would think that there have been a fair number of relievers, who have had some success after being claimed off waivers.

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By: Tim Williams http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/11/the-truth-about-waiver-claims.html#comment-10553 Sun, 20 Nov 2011 01:51:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=21726#comment-10553 No. They’re using him as a starter to force him to use his secondary pitches.

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/11/the-truth-about-waiver-claims.html#comment-10551 Sun, 20 Nov 2011 01:50:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=21726#comment-10551 Is Leroux being stretched out enough to be a possible starter this year?

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/11/the-truth-about-waiver-claims.html#comment-10552 Sun, 20 Nov 2011 01:50:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=21726#comment-10552 Is Leroux being stretched out enough to be a starter in Spring Training?

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