Tag: Bobby LaFromboise

Pirates Claim Yoervis Medina Off Waivers, LaFromboise Claimed by the Angels

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Wednesday afternoon that they claimed right-handed pitcher Yoervis Medina off waivers from the Chicago Cubs. The 27-year-old split last year between the Cubs and Seattle Mariners, posting a 4.71 ERA in 21 innings over 17 relief appearances. The Pirates will have to make a corresponding move to clear space on […]
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Monday Evening Rumors and Notes

We have had a few rumors involving the Pirates during the course of the day. Nothing big enough for an individual article here, but worth mentioning due to the sources. Jerry Crasnick is reporting that the Pirates could be one of the teams in on Jeff Francoeur if he doesn’t return to the Phillies. The […]
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Indianapolis Top 10 Led By Three Guys Who Could Be in...

Indianapolis built up a huge lead at the beginning of the season in the standings, but struggled toward the middle of the season with call-ups and players adjusting to the level. However, once the first-time players at the level adjusted, the team improved. After sweeping Scranton in the first round of the playoffs, Indianapolis took Columbus to […]
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Source: Pirates Will Call Up Six When Rosters Expand, Including Elias...

The Pittsburgh Pirates will make their first call-ups when rosters expand in September, and according to a Pirates Prospects source, they will call on six players during the first wave. Those six players are outfielders Travis Snider and Jaff Decker, infielder Pedro Florimon, left-hander Bobby LaFromboise, right-hander Radhames Liz, and catcher Elias Diaz. The Pirates […]
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J.A. Happ Added to Active Roster, LaFromboise Returned to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have added J.A. Happ to the 25-man roster and lefty reliever Bobby LaFromboise has been optioned back to Indianapolis. Happ was acquired from the Seattle Mariners yesterday in exchange for Adrian Sampson. He will be in the rotation, taking the spot of A.J. Burnett, who was placed on the disabled list. He […]
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Pirates Place Burnett on DL, Recall LaFromboise, DFA Guerra

The Pittsburgh Pirates have made a series of roster moves following the trade deadline action. They have placed A.J. Burnett on the disabled list with right elbow inflammation and recalled left-hander Bobby LaFromboise. They also designated Deolis Guerra for assignment to make room on the active roster for Joakim Soria. It’s now clear why the […]
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The Backup Plan For Antonio Bastardo

The Pirates have seen Antonio Bastardo struggle with his consistency this year in the majors. They’ve also been rumored to be looking at relief options on the trade market, although there is no indication they’re looking to replace Bastardo. If they do want to eventually make a switch, and if they don’t add someone from […]
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Pirates Activate Antonio Bastardo, Option Bobby LaFromboise

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated left-hander Antonio Bastardo from the Paternity List, and have optioned Bobby LaFromboise to Indianapolis. This is the reverse of the same move from a few days ago, when Bastardo was placed on the list and LaFromboise was called up to take his place. Honestly, there isn’t much to say here, […]
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Pirates Place Bastardo on the Paternity List, Recall LaFromboise

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed left-handed pitcher Antonio Bastardo on the Paternity List and have recalled Bobby LaFromboise from Indianapolis. No word on how long Bastardo will be out. LaFromboise currently has a 4.73 ERA in 13.1 innings with Indianapolis, along with a 14:6 K/BB ratio. In terms of left-handed options, he’s the best guy […]
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Early Reactions From Pitchers on the Pitch Clock at the Triple-A...

Change is never easy. With the implementation of the 20-second pitch clock at the top two Minor League levels this year, the pace of the...

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