The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced the signings of seven minor league free agents today. We had heard previously about Michael Martinez and Brandon Mann, while Kyle McPherson has returned to the organization. On top of those names, also announced today were LHP Adam Wilk, LHP Daniel Schlereth, 1B Travis Ishikawa and RHP Elvin Ramirez. Ishikawa, Martinez, Schlereth, Wilk and McPherson were all invited to Spring Training as non-roster players.

Travis Ishikawa is a 30-year-old lefty/lefty first baseman, who has played parts of six seasons in the majors with the San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee Brewers and in 2013, he played six games for the Baltimore Orioles and one game for the New York Yankees. He has a .260/.324/.398 slash line over 382 major league games.

Adam Wilk is a 6'2" left...

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