All posts tagged "Erik Kratz"

  • Analysis
    Doumit out after foul tip

    Ryan Doumit is out of the lineup tonight after a foul tip struck his mask in last night's game. Erik Kratz will start in his place. Doumit may be available to pinch-hit.

  • Analysis
    Kratz to join the Pirates

    As expected, the Pirates will promote Triple-A catcher Erik Kratz in time for Friday's game against the Astros. Chris Jakubauskas will likely be moved to the 60-day disabled list to make room for Kratz on the 40-man roster.

  • Analysis
    Jaramillo, Thomas optioned to Indy

    The Pirates optioned Jason Jaramillo and Justin Thomas to Triple-A Indianapolis after today's game. Zach Duke will return from the disabled list to start Friday's game. Indianapolis catcher Erik Kratz will likely take Jaramillo's spot on the major league roster. [Link... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to...

  • Analysis
    Tony Sanchez should pack his bags for Altoona

    Brett_Lorin_and_Tony_SanchezAfter a brief slump, Tony Sanchez recently resumed his domination over the Florida State League. Ryan Doumit is hitting well, with a .360 wOBA. He is 29-years-old, has an injury history and is lousy defensively. The Pirates have decent catching depth in...

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    Jaramillo makes team as back-up catcher

    The Pirates assigned Erik Kratz to minor league camp this morning, making Jason Jaramillo the Pirates’ back-up catcher. ... This content is for Pirates Prospects subscribers only. Subscribe today to access all of our daily coverage of the Pirates' system, with rates lower than $2.25 per month. If you're already a member,...

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