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Pirates Sign A Minor League Catcher

Pirates Sign A Minor League Catcher

In addition to the roster moves from earlier this afternoon, Baseball America has announced that the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed catcher Devin Ivany to a minor league deal. Like the two earlier moves, Ivany is strictly on a minor league deal, with no invite to Spring Training.

The 30-year-old catcher has spent his entire career in the minors, and hasn't played above Double-A. Last year he hit for a .212/.266/.333 line in 156 at-bats with Washington's Double-A affiliate, before being released in August. Ivany should add to the organizational depth at catcher this year, competing for a backup job in Altoona or Bradenton. More immediately, he'll add another catcher in minor league Spring Training, which is always important....

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