Tag: Ernesto Frieri

2014 Recaps: Pirates Showed You Don’t Have to Spend Big to...

For the past few years, the Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired a lot of bounce back candidates in their bullpen, with a lot of those...

Pirates Release Ernesto Frieri

The Pittsburgh Pirates have released right-handed pitcher Ernesto Frieri, according to Matt Eddy's minor league transactions on Baseball America. Frieri was outrighted to Triple-A...

First Pitch: Who Will the Pirates Call Up When Rosters Expand?

In a little less than a week, rosters will expand around baseball, allowing teams to carry up to 40 guys on the active roster,...

First Pitch: A Look at Everything Going Wrong For the Pirates...

If there's one thing Neal Huntington has been consistently good at, it has been building a bullpen and finding a lot of quality relievers....

Ernesto Frieri Outrighted to Triple-A By the Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates have outrighted right-handed reliever Ernesto Frieri to Triple-A, according to the MLB.com transactions page. This means that Frieri cleared waivers unclaimed. Frieri...

Pedro Alvarez Reinstated, Ernesto Frieri Designated For Assignment

The Pittsburgh Pirates have reinstated third baseman Pedro Alvarez from the Bereavement List and relief pitcher Ernesto Frieri has been designated for assignment. Frieri was...

First Pitch: Can the Pirates Fix Ernesto Frieri in Time?

I don't really want to write another article on why I don't think it's a smart move for the Pittsburgh Pirates to spend money and/or...

First Pitch: The Pirates Need to Adjust How Frieri and Pimentel...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have a problem with their bullpen. The problem isn't a lack of talent in the bullpen. Tony Watson has been one...

First Pitch: The Sequel to the Mark Melancon Trade

There are two things I feel should be common knowledge by now about relief pitchers. 1. Relief pitchers are very volatile. 2. ERA is a horrible...

Pirates Trade Jason Grilli to Angels For Ernesto Frieri

The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded reliever Jason Grilli to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for reliever Ernesto Frieri. Frieri is a a 28-year-old righty...

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