Tag: Keone Kela

Pirates Notes: Polanco, Musgrove, Kela, Tucker

Some quick Pittsburgh Pirates notes from late last night and today: Gregory Polanco is out with Covid-19 according to manager Derek Shelton. Polanco has been...

What Could the Pirates’ Taxi Squad Look Like?

When I first started writing this, I felt safe in saying that there would at least be some kind of baseball season, mostly because...

If 2020 is Lost, What Could 2021 Payroll Look Like?

Recently, Craig Edwards at FanGraphs broke down what team payrolls could project at for 2021 if a shortened 2020 season were to take place....

Pirates’ Service Time Implications After Deal

What better to think about while the world is burning down around us than MLB Service Time, right? Honestly, I was looking forward to...

Pirates Need to Look at Different Ways to Acquire Talent

Unlike the last two offseasons, there aren’t many impact players remaining in free agency at this point. At the top of the list is...

Pirates Avoid Arbitration with All Eight Eligible Players

Today is the deadline for teams and players to submit arbitration figures. We'll be hearing news on the contract status of eight players on...

A History of Pirates’ Payroll Change at the Trade Deadline

Leading up to the Trade Deadline, the hope of many fans wanting to see the Pirates buying from just a few weeks ago had...

Pirates Suspend Keone Kela for Two Games

The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced a two-game suspension for right-handed pitcher Keone Kela. According to the Pirates, it is due to a violation of...

Injury Updates on Keone Kela and Erik Gonzalez

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that the rehab assignment in Indianapolis for infielder Erik Gonzalez has been ended. They also announced that relief pitcher Keone...

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...

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The 2020 Prospect Guide is Now Available!

Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...