Tag: AJ Schugel

Four Minor League Pitchers Become Free Agents

The Pittsburgh Pirates had three minor league pitchers declare free agency today and they released another pitcher. Players who were sent outright to the minors at some point this year, or those who already have at least three seasons in the majors, can declare for early free agency. Buddy Boshers, AJ Schugel and Casey Sadler […]
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Pirates Recall Nick Kingham; Option Clay Holmes to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled right-handed pitcher Nick Kingham prior to Saturday night’s game against the Brewers. To make room for him on the 40-man roster, right-handed pitcher Clay Holmes has been optioned to Indianapolis. The Pirates needed 11 innings from their bullpen last night, so despite having off on Thursday and this upcoming Monday, they […]
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Injury Updates: Nick Burdi Shut Down During Rehab; AJ Schugel Returns

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that right-handed pitcher Nick Burdi has been shut down in his rehab due to a left quadriceps muscle strain. He was returning from Tommy John surgery, so there’s no issue with that part of his rehab, but this will keep him out of action for an unknown amount of time. Tommy […]
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Sean Rodriguez Placed on Disabled List; Tanner Anderson Called Up to...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed IF/OF Sean Rodriguez on the disabled list. To take his place on the roster, Tanner Anderson has been called up. Rodriguez has a right quad strain. The move was made retroactive to Monday. Anderson wasn’t on the 40-man roster and the roster was full, so the Pirates moved AJ Schugel […]
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Shoulder Discomfort Returns for AJ Schugel

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Friiday afternoon that AJ Schugel had a setback during his rehab assignment with Indianapolis. He missed all of Spring Training due to right shoulder discomfort and has been on a rehab assignment split between Bradenton and Indianapolis for the last three weeks. Schugel had a rough outing last night, giving […]
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Prospect Watch: Schugel Begins Rehab; Eppler Has Solid Start Shortened by...

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today. If a player is in the majors for an extended time (Colin Moran, Edgar Santana, Dovydas Neverauskas), or loses his prospect eligibility, he will be removed from this list. Everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be […]
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Pirates Place A.J. Schugel on Disabled List

The Pittsburgh Pirates officially got their roster down to 25 players on Thursday morning by placing reliever AJ Schugel on the 10-day disabled list due to shoulder discomfort. The move was made retroactive to Monday, so Schugel will be eligible to come off the DL next Thursday, though he isn’t expected to be ready by […]
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Pirates Notebook: Can Trevor Williams Be a Strikeout Pitcher?

FT. MYERS, Fla. — Trevor Williams had his most successful outing of the spring on Wednesday, striking out eight Minnesota Twins in 5.1 innings of work at Hammond Stadium. Williams didn’t have his most efficient outing of the year, taking 97 pitches to get to the first batter of the sixth inning. But his stated […]
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Pirates Recall A.J. Schugel; Option Elias Diaz to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled right-handed reliever A.J. Schugel for the weekend series with the Chicago Cubs. To make room on the active roster, catcher Elias Diaz was optioned to Indianapolis. With the Pirates about to go into the All-Star break, they were likely going to go back to just two catchers on the active […]
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Pirates Option Neverauskas and Glasnow to Indianapolis; DFA Light, Recall Santana...

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Saturday afternoon that right-handed pitchers Dovydas Neverauskas and Tyler Glasnow have been optioned to Indianapolis. They haven’t announced the corresponding moves, but we reported here last night that right-handed pitchers Edgar Santana and A.J. Schugel are on their way to Pittsburgh. A move will have to still be made to […]
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