Pirates Option Slaten, Hague to Triple-A; Add Sutton, Fryer; DFA Moskos

The Pittsburgh Pirates made a series of roster moves on Tuesday. They optioned left-handed reliever Doug Slaten and infielder Matt Hague to Triple-A Indianapolis. The club added infielder Drew Sutton to the active roster and selected the contract of catcher Eric Fryer from Triple-A Indy. They also designated left-hander Daniel Moskos for assignment to add Fryer to the 40-man roster. Slaten posted a 2.77 ERA over 13.0 innings of relief...

Read More

Pirates Notebook: Not a Good Return For Karstens

Jeff Karstens was activated off the disabled list on Monday and made his first start of the season since April 17 against Arizona. However, the right-hander struggled, and the sloppy defense behind him didn’t help the cause. Three of the four runs scored in the first frame were charged to Karstens in his fourth start of the season. The rough first frame started after Jimmy Rollins doubled down the first base line to lead off the...

Read More

Bryan Morris Promoted; Drew Sutton Claimed off Waivers

PITTSBURGH, PA — The Pirates announced several roster moves prior to the club’s game today. Right-handed reliever Bryan Morris was recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis and infielder Drew Sutton was claimed from Tampa Bay. In order to make room on the 25-man roster for Morris, infielder Jordy Mercer was optioned to Triple-A. To make room on the 40-man roster for Sutton, pitcher Charlie Morton (Tommy John Surgery)...

Read More

Sutton Traded to Tampa Bay

The Pittsburgh Pirates today traded infielder Drew Sutton to the Tampa Bay Rays for a player to be named later or cash considerations. Sutton was acquired on Sunday from the Atlanta Brave for cash considerations. The 28-year-old was originally expected to report to Triple-A Indianapolis today. Sutton will report straight to the Tampa Bay Major League club in the trade. Sutton, 28, played in 38 games for Triple-A Gwinnett this season...

Read More

Pirates Acquire Drew Sutton from Atlanta

The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired infielder Drew Sutton from the Atlanta Braves organization on Sunday in exchange for cash considerations.¬†Sutton will be assigned to Triple-A Indianapolis. Sutton, 28, played in 38 games for Triple-A Gwinnett where he hit .270 with 19 runs, 10 doubles, two triples and 15 RBI. The infielder has spent the parts of three seasons in the Majors, the last coming in 2011 with the Boston Red Sox. He’s hit...

Read More
Page 3 of 3123