All posts tagged "40-man roster"

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: 40-Man Roster Updates and Wandy Rodriguez Thoughts

    At the start of the off-season, I decided to only do First Pitch on Monday-Thursday, unless there's...

  • Analysis
    MLB Playoff Roster: 9 Important Points You Should Know

    Learn about how "flex spots" for injured players will allow the Pirates to get creative -- and...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Protect Six Players From the Rule 5 Draft

    The Pittsburgh Pirates added six players to the 40-man roster today, filling out their reserve list to protect those players from the upcoming Rule 5 draft.  The Pirates protected Matt Hague, Starling Marte, Jordy Mercer, Rudy Owens, Duke Welker, and Justin Wilson.  To make room the Pirates have designated outfielder Xavier Paul...

  • Analysis
    Pirates Make a Series of Roster Moves

    Clement was one of five players outrighted to AAA by the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates made a series of roster moves today to re-instate players from the 60-day disabled list, and to clear up some sports on the 40-man roster: -The following players were outrighted off the 40-man roster to AAA: Sean...

  • Analysis
    2011 Pittsburgh Pirates 40-Man Roster and Payroll

              NOTES: All salaries in bold are official. All ages are as of the start of the 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates season. Players in the minor leagues make $32,500 in their first year on the 40-man roster, $67,300 in their second year, and $97,500 in their third year. Any...

  • Analysis
    Candidates To Be Added To The 40-Man Roster

    Owens is a guarantee to be added. The Pirates not only will face a lot of difficult decisions in removing players from the 40-man roster, but also in adding them.  Two factors contributing to the crunch are the numerous trades in which the team acquired prospects and surprising seasons from several players...

  • Analysis
    Candidates To Be Removed From 40-Man Roster

    Iwamura is a guarantee to be removed from the 40-man roster. This off-season the Pirates will probably face a much tougher set of roster decisions than they have in years.  Several factors are coming together to create a lot of those decisions.  The team has spent a couple years now accumulating players,...

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