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Bucs ink 5th and 12th round draft picks

The Pirates signed two draft picks today, Tyler Waldron (RHP - 5th round) and Vincent Payne (RHP - 12th round).

Coonelly: Huntington and Russell were extended through 2011

Pirates' president Frank Coonelly announced today that general manager Neal Huntington and manager John Russell had their contracts extended through 2011 this past offseason. This information had not been made public previously.

Iwamura designated for assignment

To make room for Pedro Alvarez, the Pirates designated Aki Iwamura for assignment today.

Clement to AAA; Tabata and Lincoln joining the Pirates

The Pirates designated reliever Jack Taschner for assignment tonight, and optioned Jeff Clement to Triple-A Indianapolis. Taschner will be replaced by Brad Lincoln, but the second roster move will not be announced until Wednesday. There are unconfirmed rumblings that Jose Tabata will be the one promoted to Pittsburgh.

Walker to replace Iwamura at second base

According to John Russell, Neil Walker will receive the majority of playing time at second base moving forward. This pushes Aki Iwamura to the bench. With Iwamura out of the lineup, Andrew McCutchen has moved back to the leadoff spot.

Karstens moving to bullpen

Jen Langosch reports that Brian Burres will remain in the rotation and Jeff Karstens will move to the bullpen when Ross Ohlendorf returns from the disabled list on Monday.

Pearce coming from Indy

Jen Langosch reports that Steve Pearce will be recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis tomorrow.

Pirates name Burres as Thursday’s starter

The Pirates announced that Brian Burres will make his second start of the season on Thursday.

Pirates claim Penn off waivers, DFA Moss

The Pirates have claimed Marlins' pitcher Hayden Penn off waivers. Penn is out of options, so he must be placed on the 25-man roster....

FSN to televise 150 Pirates games in HD

Jen Langosch reports that the Pirates have agreed to a long-term deal with Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh. FSN will televise a minimum of...

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Site Updates: How to Navigate Pirates Prospects; Sponsorship Opportunities

Yesterday, our first article of the day went up at 6 a.m. That was our Morning Report, which is the first thing that goes...