Tag: Eric Wood

Pirates Re-Sign Eric Wood to Minor League Deal

The Pittsburgh Pirates have re-signed third baseman Eric Wood to a minor league deal on Friday. He became a free agent this off-season and signed to play in Taiwan. He was released just two games into the season, reportedly after the team’s manager tried to physically attack him after the game. Wood played for the […]
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Eric Wood and Wyatt Mathisen are Among a Small Group of...

Minor league free agency officially kicked in on Friday evening and the Pittsburgh Pirates had a smaller group than usual. Just seven players were on the list, which was the second lowest total in baseball behind the four players for the Houston Astros. The key names on the list are infielders Eric Wood and Wyatt […]
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Jung Ho Kang and Christopher Bostick Placed on Disabled List

The Indianapolis Indians announced that infielder Jung Ho Kang was placed on the disabled list today with a left wrist sprain. The move was made retroactive to Monday. They also placed outfielder Christopher Bostick on the disabled list due to appendicitis. Bostick was just named to the All-Star game today, which takes place in exactly […]
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Pirates Release Johnny Hellweg, Who is Headed to Japan

The Pittsburgh Pirates released right-handed pitcher Johnny Hellweg so he can sign in Japan. Hellweg has been pitching for Indianapolis this season, where he had a 1.33 ERA in 27 innings over 24 appearances. He had 25 strikeouts, a 1.15 WHIP and 11 saves in 11 chances. The 29-year-old Hellweg pitched in the majors during […]
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Williams: What Does the Max Moroff Option Mean For Kevin Kramer?

BRADENTON, Fla. – Every time I talk to a Pirates’ minor league player this spring, I ask them where they are being assigned for the upcoming season. Almost all of the time I get the same answer. “They told me to come in and compete for a job with [Insert Team Here].” I’ve heard this […]
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Pirates Make 11 Cuts on Tuesday, Including Nick Kingham and Max...

The Pittsburgh Pirates made cuts to the Major League Spring Training roster on Tuesday morning, as they work towards getting the Opening Day roster set with nine more days before the seasons begins in Detroit on March 29th. Infielder Max Moroff, IF/OF Christopher Bostick and starter Nick Kingham were optioned to Indianapolis, while they also […]
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The Pirates Have Some Prospects Who Could Be Selected in the...

JJ Cooper from Baseball America posted a list of the top Rule 5 candidates, along with players who fit the mold of the type who get selected in the Rule 5 draft. The Pittsburgh Pirates added Austin Meadows, Luis Escobar and Dario Agrazal to their 40-man roster this off-season. That was to protect them from […]
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Prospect Notebook: Diaz Back in Sync, Wood Looking to Bust Out...

INDIANAPOLIS — He’ll get a pass this time. Elias Diaz struggled offensively after being optioned back to Triple-A Indianapolis July 7, getting away from what he does best. He went 2-for-4 in his first game back, but then came the problems. Diaz hit just .133 (6-for-45) over his next 13 games. His problem wasn’t an […]
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Morning Report: The Organizational All-Star Team

With the Major League All-Star game going on tonight, the minor league schedule has just three games today. Two of those games are at the two lowest levels during the day and then Morgantown plays tonight. So it’s going to be a slow day for prospect news. Since it is the All-Star break though, why […]
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The Twenty: Strong Hitting by Kevin Newman and Cole Tucker Highlight...

Every week we have live reports from all over the system, while I provided additional views of the minors via MiLB.tv, which included Indianapolis, Altoona, Bradenton, West Virginia and Morgantown this week. We also had live coverage of Indianapolis, Altoona, West Virginia, Morgantown and the GCL Pirates in the past week. All of these reports […]
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