Daily Prospect Profile: Chris Leroux

I can’t say that I’ve been the biggest fan of Chris Leroux in the past.  That’s been obvious going back to the off-season, when I labeled him as a guy who would be expendable to create 40-man roster space, and that sentiment existed during the 2011 season.  However, something has changed with the right handed reliever. I understood the waiver claim the Pirates made to add Leroux last August.  Any time there’s a...

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Roster Moves Coming?

The Pittsburgh Pirates are currently dealing with two injuries which could result in some big changes to both the 25-man roster and the 40-man roster over the next few days.  Yesterday, Steve Pearce left the game with a calf injury, and missed time today.  There’s been some speculation that he could go on the disabled list.  Today, Ryan Doumit left the game with a sprained ankle, which almost certainly will require a trip to the...

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Pirates Activate Bryan Morris, Leroux to AAA

The Pittsburgh Pirates have released Chris Leroux, according to an Altoona press release.  Leroux’s release clears space on the Altoona roster for the return of Bryan Morris, who was previously on the disabled list.  Since Leroux was also on the 40-man roster, that clears a spot.  The 40-man is currently at 38 players. UPDATE 2:51 PM: First press release was a mistake.  Altoona sent a follow up saying Leroux was promoted to...

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Evan Meek to the DL? Moskos Time?

Dejan Kovacevic mentions that Evan Meek could go on the disabled list tomorrow, allowing the right hander to regain strength in his right shoulder.  Kovacevic adds that Daniel Moskos could be a favorite to take Meek’s place on the 25-man roster. Meek came in to the season as the number two bullpen option, behind Joel Hanrahan.  He has struggled this year, dealing with a virus, and has allowed five runs in eight innings, with an...

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2011 Indianapolis Indians Roster Announced

Here are the players who will be with the Indianapolis Indians on Opening Day: Catchers: Dusty Brown, Wyatt Toregas Infielders: Pedro Ciriaco, Chase D’Arnaud, Brian Friday, Matt Hague, Josh Harrison, Andy Marte Outfielders: Gorkys Hernandez, Andrew Lambo, Alex Presley, Corey Wimberly Pitchers: Brian Burres, Sean Gallagher, Chris Leroux, Daniel McCutchen, Dan Meyer, Daniel Moskos, Rudy Owens, Justin Thomas, Cesar Valdez, Tony...

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