Tag: Kevin Siegrist

Four Minor League Pitchers Become Free Agents

The Pittsburgh Pirates had three minor league pitchers declare free agency today and they released another pitcher. Players who were sent outright to the minors at some point this year, or those who already have at least three seasons in the majors, can declare for early free agency. Buddy Boshers, AJ Schugel and Casey Sadler […]
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Neal Huntington Talks Bullpen Construction, Possible Changes

PITTSBURGH — Options abound for a Pirates bullpen that’s been the biggest sore spot in an otherwise uplifting start to the 2018 season. Move an in-the-groove Tyler Glasnow into higher-leverage innings? Bite the bullet and give Kevin Siegrist a Major League roster spot? Call up off-season acquisition Kyle Crick from Triple-A? Think about Joe Musgrove […]
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Pirates Suspend Kevin Siegrist for Refusing to Report to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that left-handed reliever Kevin Siegrist refused his minor league assignment and he is now a free agent. The Pirates signed him to a minor league deal in late February and he was unable to make the team out of Spring Training. They wanted him to go down to Indianapolis to get […]
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Pirates Option Osuna and Crick; Reassign Siegrist to Minor League Camp

The Pittsburgh Pirates made three cuts on Monday morning, optioning Jose Osuna and Kyle Crick to Indianapolis, while reliever Kevin Siegrist has been reassigned to minor league camp. Earlier in the day, Alan Saunders talked about the performances or Crick and Siegrist and how it could affect them at the start of the season. Unless […]
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Pirates ‘Investing’ to Give Kevin Siegrist Best Opportunity to Make Club

BRADENTON, Fla. — Kevin Siegrist’s tenure in the majors started as well as possible, as he went from midseason promotion in 2013 to valuable member of the bullpen for the pennant-winning Cardinals. The Pirates can personally attest to that, as the then-rookie Siegrist pitched against them twice in that year’s National League Division Series. Overall, […]
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Pirates Notebook: Kingham Has a Shot at the Roster, Updates on...

BRADENTON, Fla. – Nick Kingham made the start today against the Blue Jays at LECOM Park, going three innings and giving up one run. As far as options for the Opening Day rotation, Kingham is low on the depth chart. But that might not necessarily mean he’s destined for Triple-A at the start of the […]
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Pirates Sign LHP Kevin Siegrist to a Minor League Deal

The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that they’ve signed left-handed pitcher Kevin Siegrist to a minor league deal with an invite to MLB Spring Training. Siegrist is a 28-year-old reliever who has a 3.04 ERA and a 3.99 xFIP in 245.2 innings in the majors, spanning parts of five seasons. That also includes a 10.48 K/9 […]
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Pirates Take 2-1 Lead Over Cardinals: Five Key Moments From Tonight’s...

The Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals tonight 5-3 in a game that featured a lot of resolve from the Pirates. They had to overcome a lot of obstacles, from Francisco Liriano’s struggles with command, to the Cardinals coming back twice, to a few tough breaks and base running mistakes. In the end they […]
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