Pirates sign Jameson Taillon

Chuck Finder reports that first round pick Jameson Taillon has signed with the Pirates.

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Draft signing deadline

First round pick Jameson Taillon, second round pick Stetson Allie and 15th round pick Drew Maggi put the pen to paper at various points on Monday. Click here to read through the live updates that I provided from morning to midnight.

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Lincoln to Indianapolis; Donnelly DFA’d

The Pirates demoted rookie pitcher Brad Lincoln to Triple-A Indianapolis after his poor start this afternoon. They also designated veteran reliever Brendan Donnelly for assignment. The team is expected to announce corresponding roster moves before Tuesday’s game in Colorado.

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Pirates sign 3rd round draft pick Mel Rojas Jr.

Chuck Finder reports that the Pirates have signed their third round draft pick, outfielder Mel Rojas Jr. He is expected to join the Bucs short-season affiliate in State College.

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Jaramillo makes team as back-up catcher

The Pirates assigned Erik Kratz to minor league camp this morning, making Jason Jaramillo the Pirates’ back-up catcher. [Link]

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