Pirates’ Playoff Roster Following Waiver Trade Deadline
Sep01

Pirates’ Playoff Roster Following Waiver Trade Deadline

Anyone in the organization on Aug. 31 is eligible for a postseason roster, but where do you start?

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Neal Huntington Comments on Justin Morneau Trade
Aug31

Neal Huntington Comments on Justin Morneau Trade

Neal Huntington addressed the media shortly before 6:00 this evening, and offered his thoughts on the Justin Morneau trade, as well as the roster moves made today to clear space for Morneau and Stolmy Pimentel on the 25-man active roster. “We felt that this move gives us a better chance to play in October, gives us a better chance to win the division, and gives us a better chance to advance deep into October if not win it...

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Glasnow, Bell, and Dickerson Get Post-Season All-Star Honors
Aug29

Glasnow, Bell, and Dickerson Get Post-Season All-Star Honors

Three Pirates prospects so far have been named to post-season All-Star teams in their respective leagues. Alex Dickerson was named to the Eastern League post-season All-Star team, while Tyler Glasnow and Josh Bell were named to the South Atlantic League team. Dickerson has a .287/.334/.493 line in 432 at-bats this year for Altoona, with 35 doubles and 16 homers. Since the start of June he has been on fire, hitting for a .323/.366/.556...

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MLB Playoff Roster: 9 Important Points You Should Know
Aug29

MLB Playoff Roster: 9 Important Points You Should Know

Learn about how “flex spots” for injured players will allow the Pirates to get creative — and use players like Tony Sanchez and Jeff Locke.

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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates2 Drop Playoff Series to Tigers
Aug28

DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates2 Drop Playoff Series to Tigers

The first round of the Dominican Summer League playoffs wrapped up this morning, with the Pirates2 taking on the Tigers in the finale of a best-of-three series. The Tigers won big in game one, then almost made a comeback in game two after the Pirates2 took an early lead. With the series on the line, the Pirates2 turned to 19-year-old righty Eduardo Vera, who had an impressive season this year. He went 1-0, 1.95 in 13 starts and one...

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Pirates Received $250,000 From the Mets
Aug28

Pirates Received $250,000 From the Mets

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates received $250,000 from the New York Mets for the Marlon Byrd/John Buck trade. sources: #mets sent 250 grand to #pirates in buck/byrd trade. — Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) August 28, 2013 I’ve updated the 2013 payroll projection with all of the figures. The Pirates will take on $964,835 for the remainder of the year for the two players. That puts the payroll...

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