• Pirates Release Michael Dubee

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have released right handed pitcher Michael Dubee, Pirates Prospects has learned. Dubee has spent the last two years in Altoona, putting up good numbers, but has never made the jump to Triple-A, outside of a brief appearance in 2011. Despite his good numbers, he doesn't have overwhelming stuff, with...

  • Pirates Trade Igarashi to Blue Jays

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- The Pittsburgh Pirates traded right-hander Ryota Igarashi to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. The trade was made the day after Igarashi was reassinged to minor league camp. Igarashi, 32, allowed nine runs on 15 hits over 9.1 innings...

  • Pirates Reassign Evans, Fox, Fryer, Igarashi to Minor League Camp

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- With just a week until Opening Day at PNC Park on April 5 in Pittsburgh, prior to the Pirates 1:05 start against the Minnesota Twins, the club reassigned infielder Nick Evans, Jake Fox, catcher Eric Fryer and right-hander Ryota Igarashi to Minor League camp. Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington said he hopes to...

  • Pirates Release Eight From Minor League Camp

    The Pirates have released Brian Leach The Pittsburgh Pirates have released eight players from minor league camp. The players are as follows: Cliff Archibald - He made 19 appearances with State College last year, with a 4.11 ERA, although he struggled with his control, putting up a 5.0 BB/9 ratio. Archibald pitched...

  • Pirates Cut Mercer, Reyes, from Big League Camp

    BRADENTON, Fla. - With just eight days remaining until the final Grapefruit League spring training game for the Pirates, the club took a step further to their final 25-man on Saturday. Prior to the their game against the Houston Astros, the Pirates cut five players from big league camp: infielder Jordy Mercer, and...

  • Pirates Sign Five Players From Colombia

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed four players out of Colombia, according to El Universal (link in Spanish). Pirates Prospects has learned a bit more about the signings, including the addition of a fifth player. Gustavo Barrios Goez, Fredy Padilla Jr., Jesus Mena, Angelo del Castillo, and Tito Polo were all signed by Orlando...

  • Pirates Reassign Four to Minor League Camp

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- Prior to the club's 1:05 start against the Boston Red Sox at McKechnie Field, the Pittsburgh Pirates reassigned four players to minor league camp. Those players include: outfielder Brandon Boggs, right-hander Daniel Cabrera, infielder Jeff Clement, and right-hander Tim Wood. Boggs went 2-for-20 this spring (.100 avg) with eight...

  • Pirates Release Ten Minor League Players

    Calvin Anderson was one of ten players released yesterday. The Pittsburgh Pirates released ten players from minor league camp yesterday, Pirates Prospects has learned. The players released, and some brief information on each: Calvin Anderson - The 6' 7", 240 pound first baseman had the build of a defensive lineman, which is...

  • Pirates Cut Five From Big League Camp

    The Pirates cut Starling Marte from major league camp. FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Pittsburgh Pirates cut five more players from big league camp on Sunday morning before heading to Fort Myers to face the Minnesota Twins. Pitchers Kyle McPherson, Bryan Morris, Justin Wilson, and outfielders Gorkys Hernandez and Starling Marte were...

  • Pirates Cut 10 from Big League Camp

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Prior to departing to Fort Myers, Fla., for the Bucs game against the Minnesota Twins, the Pittsburgh Pirates cut 10 players from Major League camp. Highlighting the list was lefty Jeff Locke, who made his Major League debut with the Bucs in 2011, and the Pirates first round...

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