All posts tagged "Delwyn Young"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: June 30

    On a busy day for Pittsburgh Pirates history, we have three trades and six former players born on this date. John Fredland covers a well-pitched game by Jon Lieber from 15 years ago, in his Jolly Roger Rewind. Before we start with all that, we have one current Pirates player celebrating a...

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: April 15

    Five former Pittsburgh Pirates players born on this date and one minor trade mentioned below. Starting with the most recent player first: Jeromy Burnitz(1969) Right fielder for the 2006 Pirates. He already had 13 seasons of major league experience when the Pirates signed him to a one year contract on January 9,2006....

  • Analysis
    Three Hits For Presley And Two Scoreless Innings For Heilman In Tribe Loss

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  7,  Indianapolis Indians  6 Sean Gallagher gave up 3 runs over 4 innings tonight. The Indians could not overcome a 4-run 6th inning by the Iron Pigs, as the Pigs won the final game of the season between these two teams at Victory Field tonight. ...

  • Analysis
    Indians Struggle Against Pigs’ Pitching

    Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs  3,  Indianapolis Indians  1 Pedro Ciriaco doubled and scored the only Indians' run. The Indianapolis Indians scored early tonight at Victory Field, but the Iron Pigs came from behind to take the win.  The Lehigh Valley pitchers held the Indians scoreless after the 2nd inning,...

  • Analysis
    Non-Tender Deadline Preview

    The non-tender deadline is tonight, Thursday night, at midnight.  Teams must decide whether to tender their arbitration eligible players contracts, or non-tender them and allow them to become free agents.  This can lead to some potential trades, as one team's non-tender candidate can be another team's treasure.  The Pirates shouldn't have any...

  • Analysis
    Daily Recap: De La Rosa to Colorado

    De La Rosa is close to signing with the Rockies. The big news from today is that Jorge De La Rosa is close to a three year deal with the Colorado Rockies.  We heard earlier today that the left hander could decide sooner, rather than later, although Colorado wasn't willing to go...

  • Analysis
    LaRoche and Young Elect Free Agency

    LaRoche and Young elected free agency today. Andy LaRoche and Delwyn Young have both elected free agency, after both players were designated for assignment last Friday.  Both players had more than three years of service time, giving them the right to decline their outright assignment to the minors. LaRoche arrived in Pittsburgh...

  • Analysis
    Losing Duke, LaRoche and Young

    In a somewhat surprising move, the Pirates designated Zach Duke, Andy LaRoche and Delwyn Young for assignment on Friday to make room on the 40-man roster. It was not surprising that those players were let go, bit I figured the front office would hang on to them until the non-tender deadline...

  • Analysis
    With Duke Cut Free, MLB Should Consider Fixing Arbitration

    With the news that the Pirates have designated Zach Duke, Andy LaRoche and Delwyn Young for assignment, I'm reminded of a long-since-gone article I penned at the old MVN site when the Pirates released Josh Fogg rather than re-sign him.

  • Analysis
    Pirates Add Five, DFA Duke, LaRoche, Delwyn

    Duke was designated for assignment to clear space for the Rule 5 additions. The Pittsburgh Pirates have added five players to the 40-man roster to protect them from the upcoming Rule 5 draft, and designated Zach Duke, Andy LaRoche, and Delwyn Young for assignment.  The five players added were Jeff Locke, Daniel...

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