• Pirates Sign Wyatt Toregas to Minor League Deal

    The Pirates signed Toregas to a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training. The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed Wyatt Toregas to a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training, according to Jordan Bastian of MLB.com.  Toregas, a catcher, is the 22nd non-roster invitee for the Pirates, per the...

  • Pirates, Joel Hanrahan Agree to One Year Deal

    The Pirates and Hanrahan have agreed to a one year deal. The Pittsburgh Pirates and Joel Hanrahan have agreed to a one year deal, avoiding arbitration, according to Rocco DeMaro on Twitter.  No word yet on the amount of the deal.  I had estimated $2 M on the 40-man roster/payroll projection page....

  • Pirates Sign Jose Veras

    The Pirates have signed Veras to a minor league deal. The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed relief pitcher Jose Veras to a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training, according to Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes (link in Spanish).  If Veras makes the majors, he will receive a $1 M salary,...

  • Pirates Sign Jorge Julio

    The Pirates have signed Julio to a minor league deal. The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed Jorge Julio, according to César Augusto Márquez at the Venezuelan newspaper Lider en Deportes (via MLBTR).  Rob Biertempfel adds that the deal does not include an invite to Spring Training. Julio last pitched in the majors in 2009...

  • Toronto Claims Wilfredo Ledezma

    Toronto claimed Ledezma off of waivers. The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed relief pitcher Wilfredo Ledezma off of waivers, according to Jennifer Langosch.  Ledezma was designated for assignment last week to clear space for Aaron Thompson, who the Pirates claimed off of waivers from the Washington Nationals.  The Pirates and Ledezma agreed...

  • Joe Martinez Traded to Indians

    Martinez has been traded to the Indians for a player to be named later. The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded Joe Martinez to the Cleveland Indians for cash considerations, according to Jennifer Langosch.  Jordan Bastian adds that the Pirates will receive either cash considerations or a player to be named later.  Martinez was...

  • Pirates Re-Sign Burres

    The Pirates re-signed Burres to a minor league deal. The Pittsburgh Pirates have re-signed left handed pitcher Brian Burres to a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training, according to Jennifer Langosch.  Burres was non-tendered by the Pirates last month, although the Pirates expressed interest in bringing him back.  Burres...

  • Pirates Acquire Corey Wimberly

    The Pirates acquired Wimberly from the Athletics. The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired Oakland Athletics prospect Corey Wimberly, according to Wimberly himself on Twitter.  The Pirates sent Ryan Kelly to the Athletics, according to Jane Lee of MLB.com.  Wimberly, who turned 27 in October, reached the AAA level in 2010, with a .284/.373/.354...

  • Pirates Sign Garrett Atkins to a Minor League Deal

    The Pirates signed Atkins to a minor league deal. The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed Garrett Atkins to a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training.  Atkins played for Colorado for seven years, combining for a .289/.354/.457 line in 2788 at-bats.  However, he's been on the decline in recent years. Atkins...

  • Pirates Claim Aaron Thompson

    The Pirates claimed Thompson off of waivers from the Nationals. The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed left handed pitcher Aaron Thompson off of waivers from the Washington Nationals, according to the team's official Twitter feed.  To make room, they designated reliever Wilfredo Ledezma for assignment. Thompson was a first round pick for the...

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