Transactions

Pirates Sign Russell Martin

Pirates Sign Russell Martin

As per Ken Rosenthal on Twitter, the Pirates have reached terms with Russell Martin, pending a physical.   We will continue to flesh this out with more details about the terms of the deal as they become available.

UPDATE 8:46 p.m. -- Rosenthal tweets, via David Waldstein, that Martin's contract is 2 years/$17M.  If confirmed, that is for a higher average annual value than the original rumor of 3 years/$24M, but the shorter term plays better for the Pirates and their need to evaluate Tony Sanchez at the Major League level.

UPDATE 9:45 PM: A few conflicting reports on whether the Yankees made an offer.

http://twitter.com/JonHeymanCBS/status/274326494686347264

http://twitter.com/Buster_ESPN/status/274333129534226432

Olney also notes that Texas was in on the bidding.

http://t...

This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribers get access to all of our daily articles on the Pirates and their minor league system, with live coverage throughout the system on a daily basis. Our lowest rates are $2.22 per month under our Top Prospect Plan, which also gets you a FREE copy of the 2016 Prospect Guide. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system.

If you're already a member, you can log in below. If you think you're receiving this message in error, please e-mail tim@piratesprospects.com.

Transactions

More in Transactions

(Photo Credit: David Hague)

Pirates Recall Alen Hanson; Add Kelvin Marte to Roster

John DrekerAugust 30, 2016
Tito Polo standing in at the plate

Pirates Send Stephen Tarpley and Tito Polo to the Yankees to Complete Nova Trade

Tim WilliamsAugust 30, 2016
Steven Brault 22916 WM

Pirates Recall Steven Brault; Place Gerrit Cole on Disabled List

John DrekerAugust 29, 2016
(Photo Credit: David Hague)

Tyler Glasnow Activated From Disabled List, Optioned to Indianapolis

John DrekerAugust 29, 2016
(Photo Credit: David Hague)

Pirates Recall A.J. Schugel; Option Adam Frazier to Bristol

John DrekerAugust 28, 2016
Mitch Keller 3516 2

Pirates Promote Mitch Keller to Bradenton

Tim WilliamsAugust 28, 2016

Pirates Prospects is an independent media outlet, and is in no way affiliated with the Pittsburgh Pirates, their minor league affiliates, Major League Baseball, or Minor League Baseball.

Copyright © 2016 Pirates Prospects