Tag: Edgar Santana

What Could the Pirates’ Taxi Squad Look Like?

When I first started writing this, I felt safe in saying that there would at least be some kind of baseball season, mostly because...

If 2020 is Lost, What Could 2021 Payroll Look Like?

Recently, Craig Edwards at FanGraphs broke down what team payrolls could project at for 2021 if a shortened 2020 season were to take place....

An Early Look at an Estimated 2020 Payroll

Once any realistic hopes are gone for playoff contention, there’s not much left to look forward to in sports, especially if a team falls...

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...

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...

Injury Updates: Gregory Polanco, Elias Diaz and Jordan Lyles

Todd Tomczyk, who is the Pittsburgh Pirates Director of Sports Medicine, addressed the local media prior to Thursday's home game against the Philadelphia Phillies. He...

Nik Turley Sent Outright to Indianapolis; Update on Edgar Santana

The Pittsburgh Pirates claimed left-handed pitcher Nik Turley from the Minnesota Twins in November of 2017, but a suspension and injury kept him from...

Edgar Santana Will Have Tommy John Surgery

Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Edgar Santana will have Tommy John surgery, Todd Tomczyk announced to reporters today, including Adam Berry of MLB.com. The surgery will...

Michael Feliz, Edgar Santana Seem to Fit in New Bullpen Roles

PITTSBURGH — The Pirates removed George Kontos from the eighth inning this week and when manager Clint Hurdle made that announcement, he was careful...

‘A Time And A Place’: Pirates Contemplate Bullpen As Kontos Trends...

PITTSBURGH -- Felipe Vásquez bailed out the Pirates on Saturday night, even though he wasn't literally credited with a save. In taking over for a...

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The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...