• Doumit, Pearce to DL, Harrison, Brown Called Up

    Brown has been added to the major league roster. As expected, the Pittsburgh Pirates have placed Ryan Doumit and Steve Pearce on the 15-day disabled list, and have purchased the contracts of Josh Harrison and Dusty Brown.  There was already an open spot on the 40-man roster, and to create an additional...

  • Pirates Promote Three to Indianapolis

    After hitting for a .345 average in 113 at-bats, Fryer has been promoted to AAA. A ton of transactions taking place on Memorial Day.  Last night we heard that Ryan Doumit and Steve Pearce are likely to go on the disabled list today.  Josh Harrison is getting the call to the majors,...

  • Matt Curry Promoted to Altoona

    Curry has been promoted to Altoona. The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted Matt Curry to Altoona, Pirates Prospects has learned.  Curry, a left handed first baseman who was drafted in the 16th round of the 2010 draft, makes the jump from West Virginia, skipping over high-A Bradenton. So far this season, Curry has...

  • Josh Harrison To Be Called Up Tomorrow

    Harrison will be called up to the majors tomorrow. Earlier today we heard that Ryan Doumit and Steve Pearce would both be heading to the disabled list, which will require two additions to the 25-man roster. Pirates Prospects has learned that Josh Harrison is getting the call to the majors tomorrow for...

  • Joe Beimel to the DL, Daniel Moskos Recalled

    Moskos has been recalled to the majors. The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed left handed reliever Joe Beimel on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation, and have recalled Daniel Moskos.  Moskos was recently optioned to AAA to make room for Evan Meek.  In five appearances in the majors this year he...

  • International Notes: Danny Arribas, Big Names

    Arribas signed with the Pirates. Yesterday the Pittsburgh Pirates announced the signing of five international players.  Today we have two more updates on the international front: -Another player the Pirates have signed is Danny Arribas of PSV Eindhoven, via Mister Baseball.  While playing in the World Junior Championship for the Dutch Junior...

  • Pirates Sign Five International Free Agents

    According to MLB Trade Rumors, via Twitter, the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed the following five international free agents: RHP Adolfo Flores RHP Juan Mendoza SS/2B/OF Edgard Munoz OF Anthony Claudi OF Keybel Escobar We've already seen a few of these guys in action this year, so the announcement is on a bit...

  • Chase d’Arnaud to the AAA DL

    D'Arnaud was placed on the AAA disabled list today. Chase d'Arnaud has been placed on the Indianapolis Indians disabled list, according to Scott McCauley.  No word yet on d'Arnaud's injury, or how long he will be out, although this comes right in the middle of a hot streak.  D'Arnaud is currently hitting...

  • Meek Activated, Moskos Optioned to AAA

    Moskos has been optioned to AAA with Meek returning. The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated relief pitcher Evan Meek, and to create space on the 25-man roster, have optioned Daniel Moskos to Indianapolis.  Meek was placed on the disabled list at the end of April, with Moskos getting his first call to the...

  • VSL/ West Virginia Roster Updates

    Since posting our VSL season preview the team has added four new players to their roster including three just this morning. Outfielder Edgard Munoz was added three days ago. He is a 19 year old switch hitter but he checks in at just 5"8 150 lbs so between the advanced starting age...

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