Pirates To Extend Hurdle Through 2014

According to Rob Biertempfel on Twitter, the Pittsburgh Pirates will extend the contract of manager Clint Hurdle through the 2014 season, with an option for 2015. #Pirates will extend Hurdle thru 2014 with option for 2015 — Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) February 18, 2013   UPDATE 12:29 PM According to Bill Brink, the Pirates are expected to announce the extension sometime this week. UPDATE 1:28 PM Biertempfel has said...

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Pirates Sign A Minor League Catcher

In addition to the roster moves from earlier this afternoon, Baseball America has announced that the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed catcher Devin Ivany to a minor league deal. Like the two earlier moves, Ivany is strictly on a minor league deal, with no invite to Spring Training. The 30-year-old catcher has spent his entire career in the minors, and hasn’t played above Double-A. Last year he hit for a .212/.266/.333 line in 156...

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Pirates Add Two Minor League Free Agents

According to the minor league free agent tracker on Baseball America, the Pittsburgh Pirates have added two minor league free agents. The new additions are outfielder Brett Carroll and right-handed pitcher Roman Colon. Carroll had previous been with the Washington Nationals, and elected free agency this off-season. In 288 career at-bats in the majors he has a .201/.280/.319 line. The 30-year old will probably serve as organizational...

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Pirates Make Brandon Inge Signing Official

Last night we heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates were close to a deal with Brandon Inge. This morning the team made the move official via press release. Inge is coming in on a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training. There are now 61 players in camp. The Spring Training tracker has been...

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Pirates Close to Deal With Brandon Inge

The Pittsburgh Pirates are close to a deal with Brandon Inge, according to Danny Knobler of CBS Sports. Brandon Inge is close to a deal with the Pirates. Minor-league deal with spring invite. http://t.co/33Mh7hg8 — Danny Knobler (@DannyKnoblerCBS) February 13, 2013 Inge would be coming in on a minor league deal with an invite to Spring Training. He split time with Oakland and Detroit last year, combining for a .218/.275/.383...

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Tyler Gaffney Returning to Football

According to the official Stanford football website, Pittsburgh Pirates outfield prospect Tyler Gaffney will be returning to Stanford to play football during his senior year and to complete his degree. Gaffney was drafted as a junior in the 24th round of the 2012 draft by the Pirates, and spent the 2012 season in State College. The outfielder hit for a .297/.483/.441 line in 111 at-bats, while drawing praise from his coaches for his...

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