All posts tagged "Eric Fryer"

  • Pirates Notebook
    Pirates Notebook: Fryer Added Leg Kick Over Offseason

    CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Catcher Eric Fryer worked on incorporating a leg kick over the offseason. During the Fall Instructional League, which is held at Pirate City in Bradenton, Florida, Fryer said it was one of his main focuses. "Mainly I really focused on hitting, trying to work in a slight leg kick, trying...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Add Six Non-Roster Invitees to Spring Training

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that they've added six non-roster invitees to Spring Training. The new additions are Gerrit Cole, Michael Crotta, Ramon Cabrera, Eric Fryer, Tony Sanchez, and Robbie Grossman. Of the group, only Crotta and Fryer have major league experience, both spending time in the majors in 2011. I don't...

  • Transactions
    Fryer Clears Waivers, Jeroloman Claimed

    The Pittsburgh Pirates designated Eric Fryer for assignment last week to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for their Rule 5 additions.  On the same day they claimed catcher Brian Jeroloman from the Toronto Blue Jays, who they designated for assignment to clear a spot for Clint Barmes.  Fryer cleared waivers...

  • Transactions
    Pirates Protect Six Players From the Rule 5 Draft

    The Pittsburgh Pirates added six players to the 40-man roster today, filling out their reserve list to protect those players from the upcoming Rule 5 draft.  The Pirates protected Matt Hague, Starling Marte, Jordy Mercer, Rudy Owens, Duke Welker, and Justin Wilson.  To make room the Pirates have designated outfielder Xavier Paul...

  • Season Recaps
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: Catcher

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  • Winter Leagues
    Instructs Day Two: Fryer, Hafner, Cumpton

    Fryer played at third base today. If you follow any of the Pittsburgh Pirates minor league players on Twitter, you probably saw that today's instructional league action was pretty brutal.  As I mentioned earlier today, most of the team ran a drill in the morning which included a lot of running.  The...

  • Winter Leagues
    Afternoon Notes From Instructs 9/29

    Morning practices are over, and the Pirates are about to play a game against the Phillies.  Some notes from this afternoon: Fryer taking ground balls at third base. -Yesterday I mentioned that Matt Curry and Eric Fryer were both getting time at third base.  Curry was just there in a sandlot type...

  • Analysis
    Indians End Their Season With Loss But Locke Strikes Out 6

    Louisville Bats  5,  Indianapolis Indians  2 Jeff Locke started the Indians' final game. The Indianapolis Indians wrapped up their 2011 season with a loss to the Bats at Louisville Slugger Field in Louisville, KY this afternoon.  The loss gives the Indians a final record of 76- 68, which is...

  • Analysis
    Indians Sweep Toledo; Locke Strikes Out 8

    Indianapolis Indians  6,  Toledo Mud Hens  2 Jeff Locke earned his first AAA win and struck out 8. The Indianapolis Indians earned a sweep of their 4-game home-and-away series against the Toledo Mud Hens with a win this afternoon at Victory Field.  Key to the win was starter Jeff...

  • Analysis
    Five Run 10th Inning Gives Indians A Win

    Indianapolis Indians  8,  Toledo Mud Hens  3 Pedro Alvarez hit a 2-run homer in the 10th inning rally A 5-run explosion by the Indians in the top of the 10th gave the Tribe a big win over the Mud Hens at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio tonight. The...

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