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Pirates Non-Tender Pedro Alvarez and Jaff Decker

The Pittsburgh Pirates have non-tendered first baseman Pedro Alvarez and outfielder Jaff Decker, per a team press release. Both players immediately become free agents. All other unsigned players have been tendered contracts. The 40-man roster is now at 38. The fact that the Pirates are moving on from Alvarez isn’t surprising at all. The writing […]
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Indianapolis Top 10 Led By Three Guys Who Could Be in...

Indianapolis built up a huge lead at the beginning of the season in the standings, but struggled toward the middle of the season with call-ups and players adjusting to the level. However, once the first-time players at the level adjusted, the team improved. After sweeping Scranton in the first round of the playoffs, Indianapolis took Columbus to […]
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Giles: Pirates Need Timely Contributions From Depth Players

With less than 20 games remaining in the season, the Pirates find themselves fighting the Cardinals for the NL Central title (again), while also attempting to fend off the Cubs for home field advantage in the Wild Card game should they fail to catch St. Louis. As Tim discussed the other day, this is perhaps the […]
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Source: Pirates Will Call Up Six When Rosters Expand, Including Elias...

The Pittsburgh Pirates will make their first call-ups when rosters expand in September, and according to a Pirates Prospects source, they will call on six players during the first wave. Those six players are outfielders Travis Snider and Jaff Decker, infielder Pedro Florimon, left-hander Bobby LaFromboise, right-hander Radhames Liz, and catcher Elias Diaz. The Pirates […]
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Michael Morse Joins the Pirates, Jaff Decker Optioned to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have added Michael Morse to the active roster and have optioned Jaff Decker to Indianapolis, per a team press release. Morse was expected to join the team today, and it made sense to send out Decker as a corresponding move. The outfielder is the only guy on the bench who had options […]
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Pirates Call Up Jaff Decker

The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up outfielder Jaff Decker, which fills out their roster after sending Wilfredo Boscan down to Triple-A on Monday. Decker has been hitting well with Indianapolis, with a .275/.364/.388 line in 178 at-bats. He’s not hitting for a lot of power, but is doing a great job of getting on base […]
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Why Gorkys and Lombardozzi Over Decker and a Taillon Update

The Pittsburgh Pirates promoted Gorkys Hernandez to the majors today, while also making a few other moves that brought up Steve Lombardozzi and sent out Jose Tabata and Chris Volstad. In today’s meeting with the media, Neal Huntington discussed why the Pirates brought up Hernandez. “Quite honestly we wanted to take a look and see […]
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Morning Report: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not- June Edition

Today we take a look at the best/worst hitters in the system this month. We will look at the pitchers in tomorrow’s Morning Report. Among all of the players on the Pittsburgh Pirates’ four full-season affiliates, the player with the highest OPS in June might surprise a lot of people. Adam Frazier has a 1.075 […]
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Five Candidates For a Promotion From Indianapolis

With the midway point of the season coming on Tuesday for Indianapolis, there are several players who are eyeing the next level. While many of the prospects are looking at a September call-up when rosters expand, there are still players who could see their call-ups coming with an injury or an emergency situation. Could Come […]
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Why the Pirates Need to Replace Corey Hart With Jaff Decker

If you followed me on Twitter, then you’ve seen my many rants in the last week about how the Pirates are wasting a roster spot by keeping Corey Hart around. Hart was originally signed by the Pirates with the intent that he could be the right-handed platoon guy at first base, along with an appearance in right field […]
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