Tag: Kevin Newman

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...

Pirates Receive Interest in Adam Frazier

Jason Mackey from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates have been getting calls about the availability of second baseman Adam Frazier. Today's...

Pirates’ Prospects and the Peter Principle

For anyone who has ever worked in any kind of professional setting, we all have seen it—an employee who is in way over their...

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...

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...

Morning Report: Kevin Newman Loses His Prospect Label

In his fourth at-bat on Thursday night, Kevin Newman flew out to right field to end the eighth inning. It wasn't anything exciting, but...

Minor Moves: Kevin Newman Begins Rehab Assignment; Brandon Maurer to Injured...

The Indianapolis Indians announced four transactions on Tuesday afternoon, including the addition of Kevin Newman, who will begin his rehab assignment tonight. He has...

Morning Report: A Look at Which Players Could Lose Their Prospect...

A few days ago, Tim Williams looked at which players had a chance to end up as the top prospect in the system by...

Pirates Place Kevin Newman on Injured List; Recall Kevin Kramer

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Thursday afternoon that shortstop Kevin Newman has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to a laceration on...

Jung Ho Kang and Erik Gonzalez Win Starting Jobs

Pittsburgh Pirates General Manager Neal Huntington told the media on Monday morning that the starting spots at third base and shortstop have been decided....

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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...