Tag: Erik Kratz

Erik Kratz Clears Waivers, Elects Free Agency

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Friday afternoon that catcher Erik Kratz has cleared waivers and he elected to become a free agent rather than...

Pirates Activate Jameson Taillon and Francisco Cervelli from Disabled List

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Tuesday afternoon that both Jameson Taillon and Francisco Cervelli have been activated from the disabled list for tonight's game....

The Hidden Value of Erik Kratz

PITTSBURGH — Since being acquired from the Los Angeles Angels earlier this month, Erik Kratz hasn’t made much of an impression with his bat....

Giles: How Much Do the Pirates Miss Francisco Cervelli Right Now?

As we’ve covered extensively in previous articles, Francisco Cervelli picked up last year where Russell Martin left off, earning a multi-year contract extension that...

Good Locke, Bad Locke, or Just Bad Luck?

PITTSBURGH — Jeff Locke’s last seven starts have been a Jekyll and Hyde performance worthy of Robert Louis Stevenson. In four straight wins from May...

Pirates Are an Erik Kratz Injury Away From Sean Rodriguez Catching

CHICAGO - The Pirates lost 4-3 to the Cubs tonight, continuing their recent slump by going 1-9 in their last ten games, and 5-16...

Neal Huntington Discusses Pirates Bullpen Struggles and the Erik Kratz Trade

PITTSBURGH - The Pirates' bullpen has been a frustrating mess for most of the season. The back-end of the bullpen, which features talented, experienced arms,...

Pirates Notes: Erik Kratz Starts Today After a Whirlwind Weekend

PITTSBURGH - Catcher Erik Kratz, who was acquired by the Pirates Saturday from the Los Angeles Angels, will start tonight and catch Jon Niese for...

Pirates Place Francisco Cervelli on the DL After Hamate Surgery, Acquire...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed starting catcher Francisco Cervelli on the 15-day disabled list with a broken hamate bone in his left hand, per...

This Date in Pirates History: June 15- Part Two

Part one of today's "This Date" article covers nine Pittsburgh Pirates trades. That article can be read here. In part two, we have six...
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