Tag: Dario Agrazal

Pirates Trade Dario Agrazal For Cash Considerations

The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded right-handed pitcher Dario Agrazal to the Detroit Tigers for cash considerations. Agrazal had been designated for assignment last week, clearing room on the 40-man roster to protect five prospects from the upcoming Rule 5 draft. Agrazal reached the majors in Pittsburgh this year, making 14 starts as an injury replacement. […]
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Pirates Add Five Players Ahead of Rule 5 Draft; Drop Four...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have added five players ahead of next month’s Rule 5 draft and dropped four players to make room on the 40-man roster, which is now full. Ke’Bryan Hayes, Oneil Cruz, Will Craig, Blake Cederlind and Cody Ponce have all been added. Dario Agrazal, Montana DuRapau, Williams Jerez and Luis Escobar have all […]
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Breaking Down the Pirates’ 2019 Year-End Payroll

With the season behind us, it’s finally time to look at where the payroll ended up for 2019. I’ve been tracking it since Day 1 of the season, and it’s always fun to analyze changes throughout the year. My favorite part of tracking payroll is to compare the official Competitive Balance Tax numbers released after […]
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Upcoming Pittsburgh Pirates 40-Man Roster Decisions

The Pirates have a roster crunch coming up fast. Sure, it’s fair to question whether it matters much or not, given the excess fat permeating much of the roster. At some point, however, the front office deemed every player under contract worth while enough to employ, so it’s reasonable to assume they would at least […]
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Live Discussion: Pirates vs Mariners, 7:05 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates (65-86) take on the Seattle Mariners (63-88) for three games at PNC Park this week. In game two, the Pirates are sending out Dario Agrazal, who has a 4.91 ERA in 62.1 innings, with 30 strikeouts and a 1.40 WHIP. He has pitched a total of 13.1 innings in his last three […]
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Dario Agrazal Loses His Prospect Status

As I like to do around here, when a player is no longer eligible for our prospect rankings and prospect guide, I give him a send-off in article form. Usually that’s in one of our Morning Reports, but I already had stuff planned for today and tomorrow, so we get a quick separate article. When […]
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Pirates Place Chris Archer and Clay Holmes on Injured List; Recall...

The Pittsburgh Pirates added right-handed pitchers Dario Agrazal and Parker Markel ahead of Wednesday night’s game against the Washington Nationals. To make room on the 25-man roster, both Chris Archer and Clay Holmes were placed on the 10-day injured list. Archer started last night’s game, but while warming up for the second inning, he felt […]
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Pirates Add Steven Brault and Richard Rodriguez; Option Dario Agrazal and...

The Pittsburgh Pirates brought back left-handed pitcher Steven Brault from the 10-day injured list on Tuesday evening, along with activating right-hander Richard Rodriguez, who was on the paternity list. To make room on the active roster, right-handed pitchers Dario Agrazal and Yefry Ramirez have been optioned to Indianapolis. Brault suffered a left shoulder strain during […]
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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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Pirates Recall Dario Agrazal, Luis Escobar and Montana DuRapau

Prior to Saturday’s game, the Pittsburgh Pirates added three pitchers to their staff, calling up right-handers Dario Agrazal, Luis Escobar and Montana DuRapau. Trevor Williams was scheduled to start Saturday’s game, but he has been placed on paternity leave. He will be replaced by Agrazal. Steven Brault was placed on the 10-day injured list with […]
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