• Pirates Sign Dan Gamache

    Gamache has been signed for $125 K. The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed 6th round pick Dan Gamache for $125,000, according to Baseball America.  Gamache was a third baseman out of Auburn, hitting for a .299/.414/.464 line in 194 at-bats in 2011.  He hits to all fields, but doesn't have much power.  A...

  • Evan Meek to the DL, Tim Wood Called Up

    Wood has been called up to the majors. The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed right handed pitcher Evan Meek on the 15-day disabled list, and have purchased the contract of right handed pitcher Tim Wood from Indianapolis.  To make room for Wood on the roster, the Pirates have transferred Chris Snyder to the...

  • Chris Snyder to the DL, Wyatt Toregas Called Up

    Snyder hits the DL with a back injury. As expected, the Pittsburgh Pirates have placed Chris Snyder on the 15-day disabled list, and have purchased the contract of catcher Wyatt Toregas from AAA.  Earlier today we heard that Toregas had been removed from the Indianapolis roster, replaced by Kris Watts. The presence...

  • Kyle McPherson Promoted to Altoona

    McPherson has been promoted to Altoona. The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted right handed pitching prospect Kyle McPherson to Altoona, according to Cory Giger of the Altoona Mirror.  Giger notes that McPherson will make his debut on Friday. McPherson had a great year with the Bradenton Marauders, with a 2.89 ERA in 71.2...

  • Tony Watson Recalled, Jose Ascanio DFAd

    Watson was recalled to the majors today. The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled left handed pitcher Tony Watson, adding a second left hander to the bullpen.  To make room, the Pirates designated right hander Jose Ascanio for assignment. Watson was added to the 40-man roster over the off-season, after putting up a 2.67...

  • 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...

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