All posts tagged "Craig Hansen"

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: November 15

    Born on this date in 1928 was Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Gus Bell, who played for them from 1950-52. Bell was signed as an amateur free agent in 1947 and by age 20 he already had two .300 seasons in the minors. He started the 1950 season in AAA playing for Indianapolis...

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    Pirates Release Craig Hansen

    Hansen has been given his release by the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates have granted a release to relief pitcher Craig Hansen, Pirates Prospects has learned, after Hansen requested his release.  The Pirates originally acquired him as part of the Jason Bay trade, along with Andy LaRoche, Brandon Moss, and Bryan Morris.  LaRoche,...

  • Analysis
    2011 Altoona Curve Preview: Bullpen

    Today we wrap up the 2011 Altoona Curve preview with a look at the bullpen.  So far we've covered the infielders, outfielders, and the starting pitchers.  As I mentioned in last week's preview of the Indianapolis bullpen, a minor league bullpen isn't overly important.  That's especially true the lower you go in...

  • Analysis
    2011 Indianapolis Indians Preview: Bullpen

    Today we wrap up the 2011 Indianapolis Indians preview with a look at the bullpen.  So far we've covered the infielders, outfielders, and the starting pitchers.  A few of the players from the starting pitching preview will eventually factor in to the bullpen as well.  Overall, the bullpen isn't that important.  Even...

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    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...

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