Tag: John Raynor

This Date in Pirates History: January 4

On this date in 1993, the Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent outfielder Lonnie Smith to a one year contract. Smith was 37 at the...

Who Should the Pirates Take in the Rule 5 Draft?

The 2010 Rule 5 draft will be held on December 9th, on the final day of the Winter Meetings.  The Pittsburgh Pirates have the...

Raynor designated for assignment to make room for Karstens

Jeff Karstens, expected to start on Tuesday night, has been added to the 40-man roster. To make room for him, John Raynor was designated for assignment.

Penn makes team; Vazquez released

Dejan Kovacevic reports that Hayden Penn has likely made the opening day roster. UPDATE (12:40 PM): From the same link, Dejan adds that Ramon Vazquez...

Huntington: Raynor in front of Moss

Dejan Kovacevic reports that Rule 5 pick-up John Raynor is currently ahead of Brandon Moss in the battle for the final bench spot.

Do not overlook internal options

Pirate fans have mostly supported adding a second-rate free agent to team with Garrett Jones in covering the right field/first base spots. Even...

Pirates add OF Raynor in Rule 5 draft

In a somewhat surprising move, the Pirates selected outfielder John Raynor in the Rule 5 draft this morning. Raynor will be 26 next...

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Three years ago today we made the official switch to being a subscription site. We announced the move during Spring Training, but waited a...