• Bradenton Marauders Transactions: 4/10

    Lorin will make the start today for Bradenton. The Bradenton Marauders have made several transactions prior to today's game: -Brett Lorin has been promoted from extended Spring Training, and will start in today's game. -Joe Beimel has been promoted from Bradenton to Indianapolis, where he will continue his rehab work. -Eliecer Navarro...

  • Ohlendorf to the DL, Daniel McCutchen Recalled

    Ohlendorf has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed Ross Ohlendorf on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder strain, and have recalled right handed pitcher Daniel McCutchen from Indianapolis.  My guess is that Jeff Karstens will take Ohlendorf's place in the starting rotation while he is...

  • Pirates Release Five DSL/VSL Players

    According to their milb.com player pages, the following DSL/VSL players being recently released: DSL Players Darling Alduey - Just 18 years old, he signed in late 2009 and posted a 6.43 ERA in his only season last year, walking 17 batters in 14 innings. His release comes as a surprise as he...

  • Rangers Claim Ramon Aguero

    Aguero was claimed by the Texas Rangers. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is reporting that the Texas Rangers have claimed Ramon Aguero off waivers from the Pirates and added him to their 40-man roster. The Pirates removed Aguero from their 40-man at the beginning of the season to clear space for Jose Veras....

  • Minor Transactions: Pena, Sanchez, Verdugo

    The Pirates released Sanchez. Matt Eddy of Baseball America has some minor league transactions.  The ones we haven't heard about already: -The Pirates signed catcher Rodolfo Pena.  This isn't actually a player signing.  Pena, also known as Rudy Pena, has been a coach in the Pirates' system for the last three years,...

  • Pirates Release Craig Hansen

    Hansen has been given his release by the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates have granted a release to relief pitcher Craig Hansen, Pirates Prospects has learned, after Hansen requested his release.  The Pirates originally acquired him as part of the Jason Bay trade, along with Andy LaRoche, Brandon Moss, and Bryan Morris.  LaRoche,...

  • Pirates Sign Dan Meyer

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed left handed reliever Dan Meyer to a minor league contract

  • Pirates Designate Aguero For Assignment

    Aguero has been designated for assignment. The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated relief pitcher Ramon Aguero for assignment, which opens a space for Jose Veras to be added to the 40-man roster.  Aguero was added to the 40-man roster prior to the 2010 season, but missed most of the year with an injury....

  • Pirates Sign Tim Wood

    The Pirates signed Wood, who was recently released by the Nationals. Yesterday we heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates were looking to add pitching, and that the 25-man roster wasn't set.  Today, MLBTR reports that the Pirates have signed right handed pitcher Tim Wood, who was recently released by the Washington Nationals. Wood...

  • Pirates Release Seven Minor League Players

    Erickson, acquired in a 2009 trade with the Yankees, has been released by the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates have released seven minor league players this week, Pirates Prospects has learned.  The players that have been released are Adenson Chourio, Christian Colonel, Casey Erickson, Pat Irvine, Gerlis Rodriguez, Jose Luis Solano, and Mike...

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