Tag: Cory Luebke

Cory Luebke Unconditionally Released; Chad Kuhl Added to Roster

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Sunday afternoon that left-handed pitcher Cory Luebke has refused his outright assignment to Indianapolis and he has been given his unconditional release. Luebke was designated for assignment last Saturday when the Pirates added Jorge Rondon and Jacob Stallings to the 40-man roster. In nine appearances for the Pirates, Luebke had […]
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Pirates Call Up Rogers, Rondon, Partch; DFA Luebke, Option Scahill, Nicasio...

CHICAGO – The Pirates have made a few roster moves prior to tonight’s game against the Cubs. They have called up Jason Rogers, Curtis Partch, and Jorge Rondon. To make room, they’ve designated Cory Luebke for assignment, optioned Rob Scahill, and placed Juan Nicasio on the restricted list. The moves with the bullpen are pretty […]
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Pirates Call Up Cory Luebke and Curtis Partch, Option Boscan and...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have made a few roster moves with their bullpen today, following last night’s blowout loss to the Angels. They have recalled left-handed pitcher Cory Luebke and selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Curtis Partch from Indianapolis. To make room on the 40-man roster for Partch, Ryan Vogelsong has been transferred to the […]
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Pirates Activate Starling Marte, Recall Boscan, Send Down Hanson and Luebke

The Pittsburgh Pirates made a few roster moves on Thursday afternoon, one expected and a couple unexpected ones. Starling Marte has been activated from the Paternity List, which means Alen Hanson returns to Indianapolis. That move was basically announced when Marte was put on the list, with Clint Hurdle saying that Hanson will be up […]
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Pirates Activate Cory Luebke From the DL, Option A.J. Schugel to...

The Pirates have activated Cory Luebke from the disabled list, and have optioned A.J. Schugel to Triple-A. The move gives the Pirates a second left-hander in the bullpen, after sending Kyle Lobstein down on Friday and going a few games with just one left-hander. Luebke was down with a hamstring injury, after struggling with his control early […]
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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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Giles: Breaking Down the Pirates’ Struggles in the Bullpen

Chase Field is a challenging environment in which to get outs, regardless of who is on the mound. But the Pirates had a particularly difficult weekend for run prevention when taking on the Diamondbacks. Despite decent starting performances by Jon Niese, Juan Nicasio, and Francisco Liriano, the Pirates found themselves eking out an 8-7 win on […]
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Injury Updates: Kang, Hughes, Luebke, Diaz, Williams

Neal Huntington met with the media yesterday, including our own Sean McCool, and had a few injury updates on prospects in the system, along with guys from the big league club. As we noted yesterday, Jung-ho Kang and Jared Hughes will begin rehab assignments with Indianapolis this week. Ryan Palencer will have live coverage of […]
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Pirates Place Cory Luebke on the DL, Recall Rob Scahill

PITTSBURGH – The Pirates have placed Cory Luebke on the 15-day disabled list with right hamstring tightness, and have recalled Rob Scahill prior to today’s game. Luebke dealt with a hamstring issue during Spring Training, but was able to return and ended up winning a spot on the team, thanks to a fastball that was […]
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Juan Nicasio Has a Great Debut as the Pirates Sweep the...

PITTSBURGH – The Pirates closed out a sweep over the Cardinals tonight, starting the season 3-0 with a 5-1 victory. The biggest takeaway from the night was the debut of Juan Nicasio. It’s way too early to call him the next Ray Searage success story, but based on the stuff he showed tonight, and the […]
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