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Pirates Recall Dovydas Neverauskas; Option Alex McRae to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled right-handed pitcher Dovydas Neverauskas prior to Tuesday’s game. To make room on the roster, right-handed pitcher Alex McRae was sent to Indianapolis. The Pirates needed 7+ innings out of their bullpen yesterday after Joe Musgrove was ejected in the first inning. McRae picked up the bulk of that time, throwing 95 […]
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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 Add Richard Rodriguez and Alex McRae to Roster

The Pittsburgh Pirates made some roster moves prior to game one of the doubleheader against the Cincinnati Reds. Mitch Keller is slated to join the Pirates for game two, so there will be another move later today to get him on the roster. As for the moves for game one (and two), Richard Rodriguez has […]
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Three Pirates Earn Pitcher of the Week Honors

The Pittsburgh Pirates received some strong pitching performances throughout the minors last week. That landed them three Pitcher of the Week award winners. Alex McRae won the International League award. Cody Bolton won the Florida State League award, and Brad Case won the South Atlantic League award. McRae is the second Indianapolis winner in a […]
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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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A Look at the Non-Roster Invites for the Pirates and Their...

On Thursday, we asked readers to submit questions for a Pirates Q&A. We received a great response to the post and started answering those questions on Friday. Tim Williams started with questions about the off-season on Friday, then on Saturday, he tackled questions about prospects, the Pirates budget and Manny Machado. We left two questions […]
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Pirates Announce a Large Group of Non-Roster Invites to Spring Training

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced a large group of non-roster invites to Spring Training on Saturday morning. That group includes first baseman Will Craig, third baseman Ke’Bryan Hayes, outfielder Bryan Reynolds, right-handed pitchers Tyler Eppler, Geoff Hartlieb, Alex McRae and Eduardo Vera, left-handed pitcher Elvis Escobar, Brandon Waddell and Blake Weiman, and catchers Jason Delay, Christian […]
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Alex McRae Clears Waivers; Sent Outright to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that right-handed pitcher Alex McRae has cleared waivers and he has been sent outright to Indianapolis. They also announced that he received a non-roster invitation to Spring Training. McRae was designated for assignment earlier this week when the Pirates signed outfielder Lonnie Chisenhall. RHP Alex McRae has cleared outright waivers and […]
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Pirates Announce Lonnie Chisenhall Signing; Alex McRae Designated for Assignment

The Pittsburgh Pirates made the signing of outfielder Lonnie Chisenhall official on Tuesday morning. Details for the Chisenhall deal can be found in the link just above. It’s a one-year deal, which according to Ken Rosenthal, is worth $2.75 M, with incentives that could bring it to $5.75 M. The Pirates also announced that right-handed […]
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Pirates Recall Casey Sadler; Alex McRae Optioned to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled right-handed pitcher Casey Sadler prior to Sunday’s game. To open a spot on the 25-man roster, right-handed pitcher Alex McRae was optioned to Indianapolis. Sadler was up late last month, which was his first time in the majors since 2015. He was only with the Pirates for two days before being […]
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