Daily Archives: November 18, 2011

Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Rule 5 Draft Eligible Players

The Pittsburgh Pirates protected six players from the 2011 Rule 5 draft, adding Matt Hague, Starling Marte, Rudy Owens, Justin Wilson, Jordy Mercer, and...

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...

Pirates Claim Two, Outright Pagnozzi

The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed RHP Jeremy Hefner from San Diego and C Brian Jeroloman from Toronto, the team just announced. Catcher Matt Pagnozzi has...

Ryan Doumit Signs With Twins

According to Jerry Crasnick, Ryan Doumit has signed a deal with the Minnesota Twins for $3 M plus undisclosed performance bonuses.  The move means...

Ryan Doumit Expected to Make Decision Today

We've heard for the last week that former Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Ryan Doumit was expected to sign a deal before the end of November....

Winter Leagues 11/17: Hague Walks Four Times

Thursday's winter league action with Pirates' players and friends: DOMINICAN LEAGUE Toros del Este 8, Estrellas de Oriente 6 Following his two hit game on Wednesday night,...

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...

Pittsburgh Pirates AFL Pitch F/X Data

One of the benefits of the Arizona Fall League is that two of the six parks have Pitch F/X data, which allows us to...

Pittsburgh Pirates Arizona Fall League Recap

The Mesa Solar Sox finished their Arizona Fall League season yesterday. Robbie Grossman: .375/.472/.625, 7 HR, 104 at-bats Following his breakout season in the Florida State...

AFL Recap 11/17: Final Game of the Season

The Mesa Solar Sox played their final game of the 2011 Arizona Fall League season, winning 6-2 against Scottsdale.  Jarek Cunningham started, going 1-for-3...
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