Tag: Francisco Cervelli

Middle of Pirates’ Lineup is Clicking, But Josh Bell is the...

PITTSBURGH -- With acknowledgements to Gregory Polanco's recent slump and Adam Frazier's general struggles in replacing the injured Josh Harrison, the heaviest millstone hanging...

Gajtka: Vanilla Veterans Limit Pirates’ Potential More Than Youth

If a time traveler from six months in the future approached me, I would be curious about a great many things, most of them...

Pirates Notebook: Cervelli is Swinging a Hot Bat; Taillon Stretches Himself...

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Francisco Cervelli is a pretty animated baseball player. If you've been paying any attention to his Pirates' career, you've probably noticed...

Saunders: Can Less Be More For Francisco Cervelli?

BRADENTON, Fla. — The Pirates feel that catcher Francisco Cervelli has come into the 2018 season in a different place mentally and physically in...

Pirates Notebook: Kuhl Rebounds; Rodríguez to Back Up in Center?

BRADENTON, Fla. -- The Pirates are approaching the portion of spring training in which it's time to worry less about mechanics and more about...

Williams: The Pirates Might Be Stuck Hoping For a Rebound From...

The Pirates made the decision over the weekend to buy out Chris Stewart's deal, opting to pay $250,000 rather than the full $1.5 M...

2017 Recaps: The Pirates Don’t Have an Easy Decision Behind the...

It's common for a small market team like the Pirates to take on risks. They do so by adding reclamation pitching projects, or by...

Williams: The Pirates Have a Difficult Decision to Make Behind the...

The Pirates have a difficult decision to make this offseason when it comes to their 2018 starting catcher. On one side of the debate, they...

Francisco Cervelli Shut Down For the Remainder of the 2017 Season

PITTSBURGH — The Pirates will shut catcher Francisco Cervelli down for the remainder of the 2017 season, manager Clint Hurdle announced on Monday. “We mapped...

Pirates Place Francisco Cervelli on the Disabled List: Recall Elias Diaz

Just one day after being removed from the disabled list, catcher Francisco Cervelli will be down for at least ten more days. He returned...

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