• Alex Presley Optioned to Triple-A, Duke Welker Recalled

    Duke Welker has been called up to the majors. (Photo Credit: David Hague) The Pittsburgh Pirates have...

  • Mike Zagurski Elects Free Agency

    Mike Zagurski has been outrighted to Triple-A. (Photo by: David Hague) The Pittsburgh Pirates designated Mike Zagurski...

  • Minor Moves: Jerry Sands to the DL; Allie, Castro, Heredia Official

    Jerry Sands has been placed on the Triple-A disabled list. (Photo Credit: David Hague) Here are the...

  • Pirates Officially Sign Reese McGuire

    Reese McGuire has officially signed. Yesterday we heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates would be signing first round...

  • Pirates Sign Jose Contreras to a Minor League Deal

    Jose Contreras is back in the Pirates' system. The Pittsburgh Pirates released Jose Contreras last week, but have signed him back to a minor league deal, according to an Indianapolis Indians press release. Contreras was given his outright release to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. After the release, Neal Huntington...

  • Reese McGuire to Sign With the Pirates Tomorrow

    Reese McGuire will sign with the Pirates tomorrow. - Image Credit: Getty Images According to Travis Sawchik, the Pittsburgh Pirates are set to sign Reese McGuire tomorrow. https://twitter.com/Sawchik_Trib/status/346731551737921536 McGuire graduated high school this weekend. The Pirates were unable to sign him to a deal before that happened. He seemed eager to sign...

  • Luis Heredia is Leaving For West Virginia Tomorrow

    Luis Heredia leaves for West Virginia tomorrow. Luis Heredia made his final start in extended Spring Training today against the Baltimore Orioles' minor leaguers. Heredia went 4.2 innings, allowing two runs on five hits, with two walks and two strikeouts. The right-hander will fly to West Virginia tomorrow, where he will join...

  • Stetson Allie, Joely Rodriguez, and Orlando Castro to be Promoted to Bradenton

    The Pittsburgh Pirates will promote three players from West Virginia to Bradenton this week. Stetson Allie, Joely Rodriguez, and Orlando Castro will all join the team, Pirates Prospects has learned. Rodriguez should arrive in Bradenton today, while Castro and Allie should arrive Thursday after the SAL All-Star game. Yesterday Neal Huntington said...

  • Eliecer Navarro to be Promoted to Altoona

    Eliecer Navarro will be promoted to Altoona. The Pittsburgh Pirates will promote left-hander Eliecer Navarro to Altoona this week. John Eshleman was covering the Altoona Curve tonight, and Navarro was with the team. He is expected to make his first start this week, which will probably come on Tuesday. Navarro had a...

  • Pirates Add Cumpton to 40-Man Roster; DFA Mike Zagurski

    Mike Zagurski has been designated for assignment. (Photo by: David Hague) The Pittsburgh Pirates have added right-handed pitcher Brandon Cumpton to the 40-man roster for his start tonight. To make room, they have designated left-handed Mike Zagurski for assignment. The DFA of Zagurski also clears a spot for Cumpton on the 25-man...

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