Tag: Corey Dickerson

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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Pirates Trade Corey Dickerson to Phillies

Jeff Passan is reporting that the Pittsburgh Pirates have traded outfielder Corey Dickerson to the Philadelphia Phillies. Outfielder Corey Dickerson has been traded to the Philadelphia Phillies, source tells ESPN. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) July 31, 2019 Ken Rosenthal confirms the deal, pending physical Source confirms: Corey Dickerson headed from #Pirates to #Phillies. Agreement in […]
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Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for Assignment, waivers, outright assignment, 25-man roster versus 40-man roster, and service time, just to name a few. These intricacies have consistently interested me, and I always had to rely on sites […]
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How Much Payroll Can the Pirates Trade Away?

Well, as Ron Burgundy might say, “That escalated quickly.” This wasn’t a topic I anticipated visiting quite this early, but after the entire pitching staff’s performance has seemingly fallen off a cliff, and twenty losses in their last twenty-nine games (as of June 20th) have the team hovering around last place in the division, it […]
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Pirates Are Receiving Trade Interest in Melky Cabrera, But Prefer to...

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that multiple contending teams have been showing interest in Pirates outfielder Melky Cabrera. Rosenthal says that the Pirates’ preference is to trade Corey Dickerson to “reduce their surplus of outfielders.” Both Cabrera and Dickerson are free agents at the end of the season. Cabrera is making $1.15 M this […]
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Corey Dickerson and Jung Ho Kang Return; Tucker Optioned to Indianapolis...

The Pittsburgh Pirates made some changes prior to Saturday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers, including the returns of left fielder Corey Dickerson and third baseman Jung Ho Kang. Nick Kingham has been designated for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for Dickerson. The Pirates also brought back right-handed reliever Michael Feliz. Cole Tucker […]
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Corey Dickerson and Jung Ho Kang are Due Back Tomorrow

Clint Hurdle told the local media before Friday night’s game in Milwaukee that both left fielder Corey Dickerson and third baseman Jung Ho Kang are expected to be activated for tomorrow’s game. The Pirates are planning to activate Corey Dickerson and Jung Ho Kang tomorrow, Clint Hurdle said. — Adam Berry (@adamdberry) June 7, 2019 […]
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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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Corey Dickerson to Begin Rehab Assignment Tonight

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Friday morning that outfielder Corey Dickerson will begin a rehab assignment with Indianapolis tonight. Dickerson has been out with a shoulder injury since April 4th. Update on Corey: Corey Dickerson, who has been on the IL since April 4, is expected to begin a rehab assignment tonight with Triple-A Indy […]
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