Tag: Clint Barmes

First Pitch: From Walt Weiss to Clint Barmes to Jordy Mercer...

BRADENTON, Fla. – When Clint Hurdle was the manager in Colorado around 2003-2004, he watched Clint Barmes make his transition to the major leagues, getting advice from Walt Weiss, who was an instructor in the system at the time. Barmes and Hurdle later reunited in Pittsburgh, with Barmes taking on the mentor role for a young […]
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Pirates Have Inquired About Multiple Infielders

According to Bill Brink from the Post-Gazette, the Pittsburgh Pirates have asked about Oakland A’s infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist, Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Cliff Pennington and San Diego Padres infielder Clint Barmes. Pennington has mostly played shortstop during his career, but he can also play second and third base. He is hitting .245/.322/.292 in 61 games, mostly […]
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Clint Barmes Signs With San Diego

Clint Barmes has signed a one-year deal with the San Diego Padres, according to Ken Rosenthal. Source: #Padres in agreement with IF Clint Barmes on one-year deal with club option. Pending physical. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 3, 2014 The writing was on the wall this off-season that Barmes wouldn’t be returning to the Pirates. […]
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First Pitch: Is Justin Sellers the New Clint Barmes?

Today was a busy day of moves for the Pittsburgh Pirates. They acquired infielder Justin Sellers from the Cleveland Indians for cash considerations, then designated John Axford and Jeanmar Gomez for assignment (clearing spots on the 40-man roster for Sellers and Charlie Morton, who was reinstated from the DL). The moves to DFA Axford and […]
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Clint Barmes is the Latest Injury Replacement to Step Up and...

When one player goes down, there is another player ready to step in and do the job. Jordy Mercer’s back tightened up and has been unable to play the first two games of the series against the Red Sox. But as has been the case all year for the Pittsburgh Pirates, when one player goes […]
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Clint Barmes Activated From the DL, Jayson Nix DFAd, Polanco and...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated Clint Barmes from the 15-day disabled list, and have designated Jayson Nix for assignment. They have also confirmed the moves we heard about this morning, with Gregory Polanco being optioned to Triple-A and Jose Tabata being recalled. The swap of Barmes for Nix means the Pirates are getting a much […]
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Clint Barmes Gearing Up For a Return to Pittsburgh

After playing two games with Altoona, Clint Barmes had his rehab assignment moved to Triple-A Indianapolis on August 18, as he looks to recover from a strained left groin. Barmes was placed on the DL retroactive to June 30. After five games between the two levels, Barmes is pleased with the progress and reports that […]
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Prospect Watch: Adrian Sampson With Much Better Stuff in His Second...

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the […]
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Clint Barmes Has His Rehab Transferred to Indianapolis

Clint Barmes had his rehab assignment transferred to Indianapolis, per an Indianapolis Indians press release. Barmes was previously playing in Altoona, spending two games at the Double-A level. He played five innings in each game. Typically a rehab assignment for position players will see two games each at five innings per game, two games at […]
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Clint Barmes Starts a Rehab Assignment With Altoona

Clint Barmes will start a rehab assignment tonight with the Altoona Curve. Barmes was added to the roster today, per an Altoona press release. The pending return for Barmes is probably a welcome sight to those who don’t want to see Michael Martinez in a Pirates starting lineup. It also might be good timing, as […]
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