• Minor League Moves: Lambo, Trinidad

    Lambo has been demoted to AA. A few moves this afternoon in the minor league system: -Andrew Lambo has been demoted from Indianapolis to Altoona, in order to make room for Josh Rodriguez.  Lambo had been really struggling, with a .184/.257/.292 line in 185 at-bats at the AAA level.  He was just...

  • Pirates Re-Acquire Josh Rodriguez

    Rodriguez has been re-acquired by the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates have re-acquired shortstop Josh Rodriguez from the Cleveland Indians, in exchange for cash considerations.  Rodriguez was drafted in the 2010 Rule 5 draft by the Pirates, and was designated for assignment back in April after going 1-for-12 at the plate.  Part of...

  • Pirates Sign Chris Lashmet, Joe Parsons

    Lashmet has signed with the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates today officially announced the signings of 21st round pick Alex Fuselier, 22nd round pick Mike Jefferson, and 33rd round pick Chris Lashmet.  They also announced the signing of right handed pitcher Joe Parsons, an undrafted free agent from Virginia Tech. We already knew...

  • Pirates Agree to Terms With 4th Round Pick Colten Brewer

    Brewer has agreed to terms with the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with 2011 4th round pick Colten Brewer, Pirates Prospects has learned.  Brewer is the highest pick that the Pirates have reached an agreement with, and the third player in the 2011 top ten that has agreed to...

  • Pirates Sign Two Draft Picks

    Jefferson Pirates Prospects has learned that the Pirates have agreed to terms with 2011 32nd round draft pick David Jagoditsh. He is a 6' 7" 230 right-handed pitcher out of Pima CC, the same school that produced current Pirates farmhand Donald Veal. Jagoditsh pitched just two innings this season and didn't play...

  • Blaine Boyer Released

    Boyer has been released by the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates have released right handed pitcher Blaine Boyer, per the transactions page on the International League web site.  The move was to make room for Wyatt Toregas, who was outrighted to AAA.  Boyer was signed in April, after being released by the New...

  • Pirates Agree to Terms With 21st Round Pick

    Fuselier will be playing with State College this year. The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with 21st round pick Alex Fuselier, Pirates Prospects has learned.  Fuselier, a center fielder out of the University of Louisiana Lafayette, is expected to join the State College Spikes. Fuselier’s numbers in college weren’t as impressive...

  • Pirates Sign 41st Round Pick Jonathan Schwind

    Schwind has signed with the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed 41st round pick Jonathan Schwind, according to the Democrat and Chronicle (h/t Kristy Robinson).  Schwind was signed for $20,000, plus the Pirates agreed to pay for his senior year of school ($41,000).  The former Marist junior played three infield positions, and...

  • Wyatt Toregas Clears Waivers

    Toregas has cleared waivers and was outrighted to AAA. Wyatt Toregas, who was waived earlier this week to create space for Michael McKenry, has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to AAA Indianapolis.  Toregas only played in three games for the Pirates, and only started one of those games.  He went 0-for-4...

  • Pirates Sign Undrafted Free Agent Pitcher

    Kilcrease has signed with the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed undrafted free agent Robbie Kilcrease, a left handed pitcher from Texas Tech, according to Rob Biertempfel.  The signing was announced yesterday on the Texas Tech official site.  Kilcrease was a redshirt junior, and will report to Bradenton, where he likely will...

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