Tag: Jose Osuna

Examining Optional Assignments and the Pirates

There are plenty of roster intricacies in the Major League Baseball Rulebook that can be difficult to understand in theory and application: Designated for Assignment, waivers, outright assignment, 25-man roster versus 40-man roster, and service time, just to name a few. These intricacies have consistently interested me, and I always had to rely on sites […]
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Injury Impact to the Pirates’ Payroll

It’s no secret—injuries have significantly derailed the Pirates’ season. Many weren’t overly hopeful about the team’s chances this year, but many predicted at least a strong chance to finish above .500, as the team was largely the same as last season and it’s a feat they achieved then. While the club knew about and could […]
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Francisco Cervelli Placed on Injured List; Stallings and Osuna Join Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates made four moves ahead of Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Francisco Cervelli was placed on the 7-day injured list. Jacob Stallings, who was designated for assignment just over a week ago, was added back to the 40-man roster and recalled. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Pirates designated […]
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The 21: Rodolfo Castro Puts Up Huge Numbers to Earn Player...

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers, then The Twenty. The number 21 obviously has a lot of […]
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Jose Osuna Activated from Injured List; Optioned to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated IF/OF Jose Osuna from the 10-day injured list and optioned him to Indianapolis. He has been on the injured list since the end of Spring Training with lower neck discomfort. Osuna started a rehab assignment on April 22nd, splitting his time between Bradenton and Indianapolis. He hit a combined .214/.290/.250 […]
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Winter League Recap: Performances by Gage Hinsz and Eduardo Vera Lead...

The winter league season got off to a very slow start for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Just a handful of players were seeing action. Once the later starting leagues began playing, the Pirates ended up with a decent amount of winter participants. Below you’ll find a recap for every player, along with a note about the […]
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Winter Leagues: Playoff Action from Four Countries Over the Last Three...

Three days worth of winter league action, though not much happened on Monday and Wednesday. We start with the only two players to see action on Monday night. In Venezuela, Jose Osuna (pictured above) went 0-for-4. In Colombia, Edgar Barrios went 1-for-3 with a walk and run scored in his team’s 15-5 loss. Tuesday In […]
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Winter Leagues: Weekend Recap for Seven Pirates Playing Winter Ball

Two days worth of action from winter ball, starting with five Pittsburgh Pirates seeing action on Saturday. In Australia, Robbie Glendinning played a doubleheader on Saturday, starting at DH in game one, followed by third base in the second game. He went 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in the opener. In game […]
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Winter Leagues: Playoff Action from Four Countries on Friday Night

From Venezuela on Friday night, Jose Osuna went 1-for-5 with a single and two strikeouts in his team’s 16-7 loss. He stole a base, but also committed his first error in right field, which was a costly one that led to four unearned runs. Osuna went 3-for-4 in the playoffs opener on Thursday. In Australia […]
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Winter Leagues: Jose Osuna Collects Three Hits; Jordan Jess Pitches Well...

After two days off for all of the leagues playing winter ball, action picked up again slowly on Wednesday night. Just two Pittsburgh Pirates were in action that night, followed by four players on Thursday. On Wednesday in the Dominican, Alfredo Reyes made his third straight start and went 0-for-3 with an RBI. He split […]
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