Tag: Erik Kratz

Kratz to join the Pirates

As expected, the Pirates will promote Triple-A catcher Erik Kratz in time for Friday's game against the Astros. Chris Jakubauskas will likely be moved to the 60-day disabled list to make room for Kratz on the 40-man roster.

Jaramillo, Thomas optioned to Indy

The Pirates optioned Jason Jaramillo and Justin Thomas to Triple-A Indianapolis after today's game. Zach Duke will return from the disabled list to start...

Tony Sanchez should pack his bags for Altoona

Brett_Lorin_and_Tony_SanchezAfter a brief slump, Tony Sanchez recently resumed his domination over the Florida State League. Ryan Doumit is hitting well, with a .360 wOBA. He is 29-years-old, has an injury history and is lousy defensively. The Pirates have decent catching depth in the upper minor leagues. The conditions for a Doumit trade are almost ideal.

Jaramillo makes team as back-up catcher

The Pirates assigned Erik Kratz to minor league camp this morning, making Jason Jaramillo the Pirates’ back-up catcher.
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