Tag: George Kontos

Pirates Acting With More Urgency Than Usual? Recent Moves Say ‘Yes’

PITTSBURGH -- After rising as high as nine games over .500 in mid-May, the Pirates have sagged as June approaches, but you can't accuse...

Pirates Activate Joe Musgrove from Disabled List; Designate George Kontos for...

The Pittsburgh Pirates activated right-handed pitcher Joe Musgrove from the disabled list on Friday afternoon. To make room on the 25-man roster, reliever George...

‘A Time And A Place’: Pirates Contemplate Bullpen As Kontos Trends...

PITTSBURGH -- Felipe Vásquez bailed out the Pirates on Saturday night, even though he wasn't literally credited with a save. In taking over for a...

Seeing The Josh Harrison Situation From A Pitcher’s Perspective

PITTSBURGH -- Josh Harrison made his feelings known. Boy, did he ever. A day after getting the fifth metacarpal bone on his left hand broken...

Gajtka: Shorten The MLB Season? Unlikely, But It Makes Some Sense

PITTSBURGH -- The Cubs and Cardinals had their Wednesday game at Wrigley Field postponed due to nasty weather. That was the 25th postponement across...

Gajtka: There’s a Lot Riding on George Kontos … And His...

BRADENTON, Fla. - George Kontos' locker position in the Bill McKechnie Clubhouse at LECOM Park is centrally located among several pitchers expected to make...

Pirates Avoid Arbitration with Mercer, Kontos and Cole; Rivero will Go...

Today is the deadline for Major League teams and players to exchange arbitration figures. The Pittsburgh Pirates have four players who are eligible for...

Pirates Tender Contracts to All Four Arbitration Eligible Players

The Pittsburgh Pirates tendered contracts to all four of their arbitration eligible players on Friday night. Pitchers Gerrit Cole, Felipe Rivero, George Kontos and...

Pirates Notebook: Kontos Sees High-Leverage Spots; Finding Playing Time for Luplow

PITTSBURGH — The Pirates will get right-handed reliever George Kontos back for the remainder of the 2017 season, as he was activated from the...

Pirates Activate George Kontos from Disabled List

The Pittsburgh Pirates activated right-handed relief pitcher George Kontos off of the disabled list prior to Thursday's game against the Chicago Cubs. He was...
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Site Updates: We’re Starting to Get Back on Our Feet, And...

A week ago, I wrote a very important site update about how Pirates Prospects was struggling, and at risk of closing down. We were...