Obviously, Pedro Alvarez has struggled tremendously since arriving from Triple-A Indianapolis. He has just seven hits and four walks in 51 plate appearances, to go along with 22 strikeouts. He is swinging at more than a third of all pitches outside the strike zone, a...
Tim Williams of BuccoFans.com reported this morning that the Pirates have signed their 16th round draft pick, TCU first baseman Matt Curry.
Bobby Crosby left Monday night's game against the Cubs with concussion-like symptoms. He was injured in a collision with right-fielder Lastings Milledge. The two players were chasing a shallow pop-up down the right field line.
The Pirates have signed two more draft picks, 25th rounder Casey Sadler and 36th rounder James Archibald. Both are right-handed pitchers.
Neil Walker will miss at least two games with a concussion he sustained last night in a collision with Ryan Church.
The Pirates signed their 31st round draft pick on Wednesday, right-handed pitcher Jason Townsend.
The Pirates promoted closer Daniel Moskos and outfielder Alex Presley to Triple-A Indianapolis yesterday. Starting pitcher Trent Stevenson was also promoted from the Gulf Coast League to State College of the short season New York-Penn League.
The Pirates have signed their 24th round draft pick, first baseman Justin Howard out of the University of New Mexico.
With today’s DFA of Dana Eveland, a trade that appeared suspect at the time now looks even worse. Essentially, the Pirates traded Ronald Uviedo for three non-descript appearances by Eveland. It seems like they simply threw away a minor asset. However, maybe there...
The Pirates designated Dana Eveland for assignment today. The move leaves the team with two openings on the active roster. Corresponding transactions will be made this afternoon.