• Rehab Assignments for Presley and d’Arnaud Moved to AAA

    The rehab assignments for outfielder Alex Presley and infielder Chase d'Arnaud have been moved from Bradenton to Indianapolis, the team announced today.  That's good news for the Pirates, as the downfall of the 2011 team came right around the time these two players went on the disabled list.  It's hard to say...

  • Pirates Reinstate Ross Ohlendorf, Option Him to AAA

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have reinstated right handed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf from the 60-day disabled list and have optioned him to AAA, the team announced today.  To make room on the 40-man roster, the Pirates have designated relief pitcher Tim Wood for assignment.  Wood was signed as a minor league free agent in...

  • Jeff Locke Promoted to AAA

    Left handed pitching prospect Jeff Locke has been promoted to AAA by the Pittsburgh Pirates.  So far this season, Locke has a 4.03 ERA in 125 innings, along with an 8.2 K/9 and a 3.3 BB/9 ratio.  Locke had a nice start on Wednesday, pitching 5.2 shutout innings, while striking out six....

  • Pirates Reach Agreement With 12th Round Pick

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have reached an agreement with 12th round pick Candon Myles, Pirates Prospects has learned.  Myles, drafted as a center fielder out of high school, had a commitment to Howard College, but opted to go pro instead.  In 2011 he hit for a .495 average for Grand Prairie High School,...

  • 8/10 Transactions: Aaron Thompson, Dan Gamache

    Two minor league transactions today: -Aaron Thompson has been promoted from Altoona to Indianapolis.  The left hander, who was a first round pick in 2006 by the Florida Marlins, was claimed off of waivers over the off-season by the Washington Nationals.  In 83.2 innings this year in Altoona he put up a...

  • August 9th Minor Moves: Miguel Perez, Robbie Kilcrease

    Two minor league moves today: -The Pirates traded catcher Miguel Perez to the Washington Nationals, according to Adam Kilgore.  They had acquired Perez from the Nationals early in the year when they were experiencing a lack of upper level catching options.  Now that Jason Jaramillo is healthy, and Eric Fryer is back...

  • Tony Watson Optioned to AAA, Brad Lincoln Recalled

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have optioned left handed reliever Tony Watson to AAA and have recalled right handed pitcher Brad Lincoln, the team announced today.  The move is a bit of a surprise, as it leaves the Pirates with one left hander.  Watson was also pitching well, with a 2.73 ERA in 26.1...

  • VSL/DSL Pirates Transactions

    The Pirates have recently released five players from the VSL/DSL rosters and added five new players in their place. Earlier this year they needed help filling out innings while they awaited approval on contracts that were on hold due to age verification issues. They signed veterans of the DSL in the interim...

  • Ryan Doumit Reinstated, Eric Fryer Optioned

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have reinstated catcher Ryan Doumit from the 60-day disabled list, the team announced today.  To make room on the active roster, the Pirates have optioned Eric Fryer to AAA.  No roster move is needed to clear a spot on the 40-man roster, as there was an open spot from...

  • Pirates Sign Tyler Glasnow on Over-Slot Deal

    According to Jim Callis of Baseball America, the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed fifth round pick Tyler Glasnow.  Glasnow receives a $600 K over-slot deal, which currently is the highest bonus given out by the Pirates this year, as well as the biggest known deal outside of the top 65 picks in the...

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