Gregory Polanco (left) and Alen Hanson (right) have been added to the 40-man roster.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have added three players so far to the 40-man roster, protecting them from the Rule 5 draft. So far they've added Gregory Polanco, Alen Hanson, and Joely Rodriguez. I heard about Polanco and Hanson this morning, although those two were obviously going to be added. Rodriguez was questionable, but his agent reported that he has been added. There could be more players joining this list. Normally the Pirates notify the players, then release an official announcement. The list won't be final until the official announcement comes. Until then, I'll keep a running list below of the players who are added, starting with the first three.
UPDATE 3:41 PM: I've received word through a source ...
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