Tag: Arquimedes Caminero

Neal Huntington Discusses The Trades That Were Finalized This Week

PITTSBURGH – The Pirates completed two of their deadline deals this week, sending two players to be named later in the Ivan Nova deal, and receiving two in the Arquimedes Caminero trade. Tito Polo and Stephen Tarpley both went to the Yankees in the Nova trade, while Jake Brentz and Pedro Vasquez came back in […]
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Pirates Receive Two Pitchers From the Mariners in Caminero Deal

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that they have completed the Arquimedes Caminero deal with the Seattle Mariners, acquiring left-handed pitcher Jake Brentz and right-handed pitcher Pedro Vasquez. Brentz is 21 years old and currently in Low-A ball, while Vasquez is 20 years old and teammates with Brentz in Low-A. The Pirates have received LHP Jake Brentz […]
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Pirates Trade Arquimedes Caminero to Seattle

The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded Arquimedes Caminero to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later, per a team press release. There will be a corresponding move later today to add someone to the active roster. Caminero had one of the best arms in the bullpen, and maybe even in the organization, but […]
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Giles: The Pirates’ Bullpen Is Helping Guide Their Recent Success

The Pirates have had some sustained success over the last two weeks. It started with the series against the Los Angeles Dodgers last month, and included six come-from-behind wins during a seven game winning streak that ended Thursday afternoon. While several of the position players have certainly carried their weight in the last two weeks, the […]
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Pirates Place Francisco Cervelli on the DL After Hamate Surgery, Acquire...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed starting catcher Francisco Cervelli on the 15-day disabled list with a broken hamate bone in his left hand, per a team press release. He injured himself while batting in the fourth inning last night. He underwent surgery today to remove the hook of the hamate bone. His estimated return is […]
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Injury Updates: Starling Marte Still Sidelined; Ryan Vogelsong Begins Recovery

PITTSBURGH – Pirates Head Athletic Trainer Todd Tomczyk gave updates on several injured Pirates players and prospects in his weekly press briefing. • Ryan Vogelsong is still recovering from his facial surgery, which repaired three different broken bones: nasal, inferior border of his orbit, and the orbital floor. Vogelsong’s sight is still impaired from the injury […]
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Minor Moves: Caminero on Rehab, Masterson and Hinsz Added to Rosters

The Pittsburgh Pirates made some moves around the minors today, affecting three of their affiliates. Arquimedes Caminero was assigned to Indianapolis on rehab. He went on the 15-day disabled list on May 25th with a left quadriceps strain. He should be able to get in at least three appearances before he is eligible to be […]
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Gregory Polanco Scratched Tonight; Updates on Vogelsong, Diaz, Newman, Brault, Caminero

MIAMI – Gregory Polanco was scratched from tonight’s lineup with left foot discomfort, after fouling a ball off his foot in his final at-bat last night. He is at the doctor this afternoon, and the Pirates don’t have the full extent of that discomfort. “He checked out fine after getting hit last night,” Pirates’ Head […]
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Pirates Place Watson on Paternity List, Caminero to DL, Scahill and...

The Pirates just announced a series of roster moves that shake up the bullpen a bit. Tony Watson has been placed on the paternity list and Rob Scahill was recalled to replace him. Arquimedes Caminero was placed on the 15-day DL with a left quadriceps strain, and Kyle Lobstein was called up from Indianapolis. The Watson […]
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First Pitch: What is Leading to the Bullpen Struggles For the...

The Pirates have had some bullpen problems this year. They’ve had some rotation problems as well, but the solution there is easy — wait until Tyler Glasnow and Jameson Taillon are ready, and hope for the best from Jeff Locke, Juan Nicasio, and/or Jon Niese in the few remaining starts until the prospects arrive. But […]
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