Tag: Aaron Slegers

Breaking Down the Pirates’ 2019 Year-End Payroll

With the season behind us, it’s finally time to look at where the payroll ended up for 2019. I’ve been tracking it since Day 1 of the season, and it’s always fun to analyze changes throughout the year. My favorite part of tracking payroll is to compare the official Competitive Balance Tax numbers released after […]
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Injury Impact to the Pirates’ Payroll

It’s no secret—injuries have significantly derailed the Pirates’ season. Many weren’t overly hopeful about the team’s chances this year, but many predicted at least a strong chance to finish above .500, as the team was largely the same as last season and it’s a feat they achieved then. While the club knew about and could […]
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Pirates Trade Aaron Slegers to Rays

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that they have traded right-handed pitcher Aaron Slegers to the Tampa Bay Ray in exchange for cash considerations. Slegers was designated for assignment on Thursday when the Pirates needed three 40-man roster spots to add Francisco Liriano, Melky Cabrera and JB Shuck to the Opening Day roster. Slegers was claimed off […]
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Pirates Make Five Cuts, Including Cole Tucker and Jason Martin

The Pittsburgh Pirates made five cuts on Tuesday morning, optioning shortstop Cole Tucker, outfielder Jason Martin and pitchers Aaron Slegers and Jesus Liranzo to Indianapolis. They also reassigned pitcher Alex McRae to minor league camp. The active spring roster now sits at 49 and can be viewed here in our Spring Training tracker. Cuts were […]
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Pirates Claim Aaron Slegers Off Waivers; DFA Dario Agrazal

The Pittsburgh Pirates claimed right-handed pitcher Aaron Slegers off waivers on Friday afternoon and they have designated right-handed pitcher Dario Agrazal for assignment. The 26-year-old Slegers stands 6’10”, 245 pounds and has pitched parts of the last two seasons with the Minnesota Twins. More on this move shortly. The Pirates today claimed right-handed pitcher Aaron […]
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