Jose Contreras Promoted to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted right-handed pitcher Jose Contreras to Indianapolis, per an Altoona press release. Contreras was previously with Altoona, working his way back from an elbow injury last year. He pitched back to back games last week on the 20th and 21st in Altoona, and will now go to Indianapolis for the next step. The Pirates also transferred infielder Oscar Tejeda from Indianapolis to Altoona. UPDATE 6:31 PM: Rob...

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Pirates Trade Roman Colon to the Braves

The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded right-handed pitcher Roman Colon to the Atlanta Braves, according to Talking Chop. Colon was in extended Spring Training with the Pirates after missing out on a spot with any of the full season teams.

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Minor Moves: Waldron, Townsend to the DL

The Altoona Curve have placed two pitchers on the disabled list in the last two days. Here are some other minor moves around the system. **Tyler Waldron was placed on the disabled list yesterday, retroactive April 21st, with a right shoulder injury. Waldron had a 5.40 ERA in 15 innings over three starts. His strikeouts were down early in the season about 2 K/9. **Jason Townsend has been placed on the disabled list with a right hand...

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Brandon Inge Activated and Starting at Third Tonight

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated third baseman Brandon Inge, and have him in tonight’s lineup at third base. Inge was recently on a rehab assignment in Indianapolis, batting for a .150/.320/.283 line in 60 at-bats. The Pirates are going up against left-hander Cole Hamels tonight. Inge has done well in his career against left-handers, while Pedro Alvarez has not. It’s probably too early to say that the Pirates are...

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Pirates Release Alex Valdez

The Pittsburgh Pirates have released infielder Alex Valdez, Pirates Prospects has learned. Valdez was signed over the off-season as a minor league free agent after spending a year in the Mexican league. He played a lot of shortstop in Spring Training, playing for the Triple-A squad. Valdez showed off a great glove, but didn’t hit a lot, and the roster was eventually filled with guys who didn’t make the major league roster....

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Barrett Barnes Promoted to West Virginia

The Pirates have promoted Barrett Barnes to West Virginia. Barnes was previously in extended Spring Training getting extra at-bats and recovering from an oblique injury that he had at the end of Spring Training. The at-bats were meant to make up for the lost time from the end of camp, and get him ready for the season. Barnes will make West Virginia an even more interesting offense to follow. Currently the best lineup looks like: C...

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