All posts tagged "Ricardo Rincon"

  • Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: April 13

    Six former Pittsburgh Pirates players have been born on this date, one of them is in the system now in a front office role. Starting with the most recent player first. Steve Pearce(1983) First baseman/right fielder for the Pirates from 2007 until 2011. Pearce hit .301 in 72 games for Williamsport in...

  • This Date in Pirates History
    This Date in Pirates History: November 18

    On this date in 1998 the Pittsburgh Pirates traded pitcher Ricardo Rincon to the Cleveland Indians for outfielder Brian Giles. The trade was a one-sided win for the Pirates as Giles was an all-star outfielder and Rincon was a lefty reliever, who pitched 207 games for the Indians but only amassed 154.1...

  • Analysis
    The five-year plan: Minor transactions

    // Much of the 1996 rebuilding effort was made up of major trades that saw veteran Pirates leaving the city of Pittsburgh. Before we get into the more publicized deals, let’s look at some of the minor transactions that had some effect on the rebuilding process. January 18, 1996 - Signed Francisco...

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