Tag: Eric Fryer

Pirates Non-Tender Jeff Locke and Eric Fryer, Tender Contracts to Everyone...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that they’ve non-tendered Jeff Locke and Eric Fryer, and have tendered contracts for the 2017 season to every other available player on the 40-man roster. The move with Locke isn’t a surprise, as he was designated for assignment earlier this week, signaling that his time was up with the Pirates. […]
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Eric Fryer Reinstated from Paternity List, Diaz Optioned to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Tuesday afternoon that Eric Fryer has been reinstated from the paternity list and Elias Diaz has been optioned to Indianapolis. Diaz joined the team before Saturday’s game and made his first Major League start on Sunday. The paternity list stays are for up to 72 hours, so this move was […]
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Tyler Glasnow and Elias Diaz Recalled, A.J. Schugel Optioned to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled Tyler Glasnow on Saturday afternoon and optioned reliever A.J. Schugel to Indianapolis to make room on the 25-man roster. Glasnow will make his second Major League start today against the Philadelphia Phillies and his first one in Pittsburgh. Schugel has a 3.94 ERA in 48 innings over 33 appearances with […]
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Stewart Placed on Disabled List, Fryer Added to Roster, Jhang Promoted...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed catcher Chris Stewart on the 15-day disabled list with left knee discomfort. As mentioned yesterday, the Pirates claimed catcher Eric Fryer off waivers and he will take Stewart’s spot on the roster today. It’s interesting that Fryer was on the St Louis Cardinals when he got put on waivers, and […]
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Pirates Claim Eric Fryer, DFA Rob Scahill

According to Chris Cotillo, the Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed catcher Eric Fryer off waivers from the St Louis Cardinals. He hit .368/.415/.421 in 41 plate appearances over 24 games with the Cardinals this season. Fryer spent parts of the 2011-12 seasons with the Pirates. He has played a total of six seasons in the majors, […]
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Pirates Outright Daniel McCutchen, Jeff Clement, and Eric Fryer

The Pittsburgh Pirates have outrighted Daniel McCutchen, Jeff Clement, and Eric Fryer to Triple-A Indianapolis. We previously heard that Clement and Fryer had been designated for assignment when the team created room for the waiver claims of Chad Beck and Ali Solis. This is the first we’ve heard that McCutchen was removed from the 40-man […]
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Pirates Recall Fryer, Locke, Wilson; Selected Holt, Leroux From Triple-A

The Pittsburgh Pirates made the recalls of Eric Fryer, Jeff Locke, Justin Wilson, and the selection of the contracts of Brock Holt and Chris Leroux official. It was reported late last night of these moves. Fryer provides Manager Clint Hurdle flexibility as the club’s third catcher. It can give him more opportunities to pinch-hit Michael McKenry if Rod […]
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First Pitch: Profiling the September Callups

As Kristy Robinson reported tonight, the Pirates will call up five players tomorrow when rosters expand, including infielder Brock Holt. To serve as an introduction to some of these players (or a refresher), here is a brief summary of each player. I included Kyle McPherson in this list, even though he was called up yesterday […]
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Six Shut Out Innings For MVP VandenHurk In Indians’ Win

Indianapolis Indians  6,  Toledo Mud Hens  1 (Box)     Starter Rick VandenHurk threw 6 shutout innings to begin the evening, then was awarded the Indians’ Most Valuable Player honors to end the evening.  The Indians defeated the Toledo Mud Hens at Victory Field, giving the Indians a 3 games to 1 lead in this […]
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Brock Holt Has Three Hits as Indians Slip Past Toledo

Indianapolis Indians  4,  Toledo Mud Hens  3 (Box)   A ninth inning rally by the Mud Hens made things a little worrisome for the Indians tonight at Fifth Third Field in Toledo, Ohio, but closer Tim Wood held on to the thin lead.  The Indians took the win over the Mud Hens, and Wood earned […]
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