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Pirates Notebook: Pirates Still Working with a Short Bullpen Tonight After...

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates made six roster moves on Tuesday, sending Dovydas Neverauskas to Triple-A Indianapolis and placing Joaquin Benoit and George Kontos to the 10-day disabled list. In their place, Johnny Barbato, Steven Brault and Edgar Santana have been recalled. The moves were necessary because the Pirates exhausted their bullpen with a 12-inning […]
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Pirates Notebook: Kontos and Rodriguez Add Versatility to Bullpen and Bench

PITTSBURGH — The under-the-radar move of the Pirates unexpectedly busy first weekend in August may have been the acquisition of right-handed relief pitcher George Kontos on waivers from the San Francisco Giants. Kontos, 32, reported to the Pirates on Monday and will be available out of the bullpen Monday night against the Detroit Tigers. He […]
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Pirates Add George Kontos to Active Roster; Option Neverauskas to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have added right-handed pitcher George Kontos to the active roster for tonight’s game against the Detroit Tigers and optioned right-hander Dovydas Neverauskas to Indianapolis to make room. Kontos was picked up off of waivers from the San Francisco Giants on Saturday. With the Giants, he had a 3.83 ERA and a 4.02 FIP […]
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Pirates Claim RHP George Kontos from Giants; DFA Jhan Marinez and...

The Pittsburgh Pirates were busy on Saturday afternoon besides making the trade for Sean Rodriguez. They also claimed right-handed pitcher George Kontos off waivers from the San Francisco Giants. To make room on the 40-man roster for Rodriguez and Kontos, both Jhan Marinez and Danny Ortiz were designated for assignment. Wade LeBlanc has been reinstated […]
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Pirates Notebook: 9 Best Perspectives on Cole’s Debut

We all watched Gerrit Cole impress in his Major League debut Tuesday night. I wrote about it. You (hopefully) read it, and now it’s on to the next one. But before it is on to the next one, I wanted to compile the best insight about Cole becoming a part of the Pirates’ rotation. Enjoy […]
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