All posts tagged "Jeff Karstens"

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    Recapping the Non-Tender Deadline

    Cedeno was signed to a one year deal with an option. The Pittsburgh Pirates non-tendered four players and re-signed two arbitration eligible players prior to the non-tender deadline.  The Pirates re-signed Ronny Cedeno to a one year, $2 M deal with an option for the 2012 season, and re-signed Jeff Karstens to...

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    Pirates Sign Jeff Karstens for $1.1 M

    The Pirates are close to a deal with Karstens. Moments ago we heard from Rob Biertempfel that the Pirates were close to a deal with Ronny Cedeno for around $2 M.  Dejan Kovacevic has an update that the Pirates are also close to a deal with Jeff Karstens on a one year...

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    Pirates close to signing Cedeno, Karstens

    Per Rob Biertempfel and Dejan Kovacevic:

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    Hanrahan and Ohlendorf Will be Tendered Offers

    Hanrahan will be tendered an offer today. Not a big surprise here, but Frank Coonelly mentioned in his chat today that Ross Ohlendorf and Joel Hanrahan would both be tendered offers before tonight's midnight deadline.  Ohlendorf is Super Two eligible, while Hanrahan is in his first normal year of arbitration. According to...

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    Coonelly: Ohlendorf, Hanrahan will be tendered

    From Frank Coonelly's chat this afternoon:

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    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...

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    2011 ZiPS projections

    I’m a few days late on this, but Dan Szymborski released the 2011 ZiPS projections for Pirates players on Sunday. There is nothing all that earth-shattering in the projections, but there are some certainly a few interesting things to note.

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    Who Should Be Tendered A Contract?

    One of the biggest topics heading in to the off-season will be the roster crunch.  The big focus here is who the Pittsburgh Pirates will protect from the list of players who will be eligible for the 2010 Rule 5 draft.  However, the roster crunch also includes players who are eligible for...

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    What’s the deal with Brian Burres?

    Last night, Brian Burres made his third consecutive impressive start since returning to the rotation on September 6th. Over that span, he has allowed just five runs and one walk in 20 innings, while striking out 12.

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    Candidates To Be Removed From 40-Man Roster

    Iwamura is a guarantee to be removed from the 40-man roster. This off-season the Pirates will probably face a much tougher set of roster decisions than they have in years.  Several factors are coming together to create a lot of those decisions.  The team has spent a couple years now accumulating players,...

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