Alvarez Homers In Indians’ Loss

Rochester Red Wings  12,  Indianapolis Indians  5 ( box ) Pedro Alvarez’s fans will be excited to hear that their hero blasted a 2-run homer this evening and also contributed a sharply-hit RBI single, driving in 3 of the Indianapolis Indians’ 5 runs.  Alvarez (photo with Jordy Mercer) also scorched a line drive that ought to have been a double into left field, but he was robbed by a stellar catch by Rochester’s 3B...

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Pirates sign Javier Lopez

UPDATE 6:16 PM: According to Dejan Kovacevic, Lopez will make $775 K guaranteed, with an additional $550 K in performance bonuses, based on appearances.  If he reaches all of his performance bonuses, he will end up making $25 K less than he made in 2009.  The Off-Season Tracker, 2010 40-Man Roster/Payroll Projection, and 2010 25-Man Roster Projection pages are all updated.  Also, I mentioned this below, but you’ll...

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Pirates Minor League Free Agents

The list of players who have filed for minor league free agency has been released. I’ve updated the full list of Pittsburgh Pirates players who have declared on the BUCCO Fans.com Wiki. Here are some of the notable names: Jorge Julio Ty Taubenheim Ray Chang Eric Hacker Steven Lerud Jamie Romak Virgil Vasquez I wouldn’t mind seeing any of these guys brought back on a minor league deal. I don’t expect any to be a...

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Pirates DFA Vasquez, Hacker, and Lerud

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh Pirates have designated three players for assignment. Those players are Virgil Vasquez, Eric Hacker, and Steve Lerud. All three players will have ten days to be traded, claimed by another team, or released. The likely outcome would be that the players either get claimed by another team, and added to that team’s 40-man roster, or they would be assigned to the Pirates’...

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Pirates claim Anthony Claggett

The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed relief pitcher Anthony Claggett off of waivers from the New York Yankees. Claggett came in to the season as the 26th ranked prospect in the Yankees system, and the number three right handed relief prospect, one ahead of Steven Jackson, who the Pirates claimed from the Yankees back in May. The 2009 40-man roster/payroll and the Future Payroll Commitments chart have been updated. Claggett pitched 82...

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