All posts tagged "Brad Hawpe"

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Pirates Release Brad Hawpe

    Brad Hawpe has been released. The Pittsburgh Pirates have granted Brad Hawpe his unconditional release today, cutting camp down to 36 active players. Hawpe didn't really have a shot at making the team, and it seems that he didn't want to go to Triple-A. He wouldn't have had much of an opportunity...

  • Analysis
    Contract Notes For Inge And Sanchez

    It was noted on Baseball America today by Matt Eddy, that the contracts for Brandon Inge and Jonathan Sanchez has some new stipulations that came along with the latest MLB Collective Bargaining Agreement. The new contracts come with three clauses and are applicable for any major league free agents that sign minor...

  • Analysis
    Contract Notes: Karstens, J. Sanchez, G. Sanchez, Hawpe, Inge

    Jeff Karstens can make an additional $1 M in performance bonuses. - Image Credit: Pittsburgh Pirates Tom Singer has a few contract details and incentives for some of the players in major league camp. The details can be read here. My thoughts on each player below. **Jeff Karstens has $1 M in...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Spring Training 2013 Position Battles: The Bench

    With pitchers and catchers reporting today, and Spring Training starting up this week, we will be previewing the position battles to follow throughout the Spring. To keep track of the players who are in camp, and the updated status of each position battle, check out the 2013 Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training Tracker....

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: Where Will All of the 1B/OF Options Fit?

    The Pirates have a lot of 1B/OF options, but plenty of room for all of them. -- Image Credit: Mark Olson The Pittsburgh Pirates have added a lot of 1B/OF options for their major league squad in the last year. They traded for Travis Snider and Gaby Sanchez at the trade deadline....

  • Transactions
    Pirates Sign Brad Hawpe, Invite Cole and Taillon to Spring Training

    Per a team press release, the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed outfielder/first baseman Brad Hawpe, and have made the Lucas May signing official. Both players will be invited to Spring Training as non-roster invitees. In the same release the Pirates announced that Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon would both receive an invite to...

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