Tag: Antonio Bastardo

A History of Pirates’ Payroll Change at the Trade Deadline

Leading up to the Trade Deadline, the hope of many fans wanting to see the Pirates buying from just a few weeks ago had been replaced with sadness and despair due to the team’s recent swoon. Instead of hoping to pick up a piece or two at the deadline, now all fans could do was […]
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Pittsburgh Pirates Release Antonio Bastardo

The Pittsburgh Pirates released left-handed pitcher Antonio Bastardo on Thursday night. He was designated for assignment last week after posting a 15.00 ERA and a 2.78 WHIP in nine innings over nine appearances this season. The Pirates will owe the remaining salary on his $6.625 M contract for this year, although the New York Mets […]
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Pirates Designate Antonio Bastardo For Assignment; Recall Phil Gosselin

The Pittsburgh Pirates designated left-handed relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo for assignment on Saturday afternoon. They recalled infielder Phil Gosselin to take his place on the active roster. Bastardo has pitched just nine times for the Pirates this season, posting a 15.00 ERA and a 2.78 WHIP in nine innings. He spent most of the season […]
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Pirates Notebook: Bastardo Believes There is Reason for Optimism in His...

PITTSBURGH — For the first time since April 24, Antonio Bastardo is back in the Pirates’ bullpen. Considering the fact that the 31-year-old left-hander is carrying a 16.20 ERA this season and took the entire 30-day rehab time to recover from a minor quad strain, he’s probably not expected to be returning as a conquering […]
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Pirates Activate Antonio Bastardo from Disabled List

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated left-handed pitcher Antonio Bastardo from the disabled list. As we reported last night, Jacob Stallings was optioned to Indianapolis to make room on the 25-man roster. Bastardo was shutdown on April 25th and placed on the disabled list. He immediately went to Pirate City and began to work on making […]
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Injury Updates: Cervelli, Stewart, Bastardo, Lindblom, Barnes, Kramer, Tucker

PITTSBURGH — Catcher Francisco Cervelli was reinstated from the seven-day disabled list on Wednesday — the first day he was eligible — as Cervelli has seemingly fully recovered from a concussion sustained June 7 in Baltimore. Cervelli has had a history of concussion problems throughout his career. This is at least his fourth concussion, although […]
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Pirates Notebook: Antonio Bastardo Could Be Out Longer Than Ten Days

PITTSBURGH — Antonio Bastardo’s sideways 2017 season has taken another turn, as the Pirates’ left-handed relief pitcher was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a left quad strain Tuesday. Bastardo, 31, had been acquired from the New York Mets in exchange for Jon Niese towards the end of the 2016 season and was seen […]
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Pirates Recall Johnny Barbato; Antonio Bastardo to DL

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo on the 10-day disabled list with a left quad strain and they have recalled recently acquired right-handed reliever Johnny Barbato from Indianapolis. The 24-year-old Barbato was acquired for cash considerations from the New York Yankees last Monday and optioned to Indianapolis, where he made two appearances […]
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Antonio Bastardo’s Horrible Start to 2017 Continues in Latest Pirates Loss

PITTSBURGH — Antonio Bastardo has not had a great 2017. The Pirates’ veteran left-hander allowed four runs in two-thirds of an inning on Wednesday, allowing the Cincinnati Reds to run away to a 9-2 win and a series sweep. Bastardo struck out pitcher Amir Garrett and got Billy Hamilton to fly out, but then gave […]
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The Silver Lining to Tonight’s Pirates Loss: Jameson Taillon Looks Like...

BOSTON – If there’s one silver lining that can be taken away from the Pirates’ loss tonight, it’s that Jameson Taillon may be the real deal. Taillon put up a 3.38 ERA and a 3.43 xFIP last year in 104 innings during his rookie debut, and the question coming into this year was whether he […]
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