Tag: Lonnie Chisenhall

Upcoming Pittsburgh Pirates 40-Man Roster Decisions

The Pirates have a roster crunch coming up fast. Sure, it’s fair to question whether it matters much or not, given the excess fat permeating much of the roster. At some point, however, the front office deemed every player under contract worth while enough to employ, so it’s reasonable to assume they would at least […]
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An Early Look at an Estimated 2020 Payroll

Once any realistic hopes are gone for playoff contention, there’s not much left to look forward to in sports, especially if a team falls out of contention relatively early. For the Pirates, few individual storylines remain, aside from Bryan Reynolds’ run at a battle title and Rookie of the Year Award. In reality, the rest […]
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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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Pirates Make Five Roster Moves, Adding Rookie Davis and Dovydas Neverauskas...

The Pittsburgh Pirates made five roster moves prior to Saturday’s game with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Right-handed pitchers Rookie Davis and Dovydas Neverauskas have been added to the roster. Michael Feliz has been optioned to Indianapolis, while Chris Stratton was placed on the injured list with right side discomfort. Davis was scheduled to pitch tonight […]
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Injury Updates: Pirates Get Bad News on Corey Dickerson and Lonnie...

The Pittsburgh Pirates got bad news on outfielders Corey Dickerson and Lonnie Chisenhall. Bill Brink from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette passes along these updates from today. More bad injury news for the Pirates. Corey Dickerson felt tightness in shoulder throwing from 110 feet. Lonnie Chisenhall had tightness in left calf while rounding a base. — Bill […]
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Lonnie Chisenhall Begins Rehab Assignment with Indianapolis

The Indianapolis Indians announced on Twitter that outfielder Lonnie Chisenhall has joined the team and will begin a rehab assignment tonight. ROSTER MOVE: OF Lonnie Chisenhall joins the Tribe on an @MLB rehab assignment. We are officially stacked and now a World Series favorite. #RollTribe pic.twitter.com/5ZuMWxL36Z — Indianapolis Indians (@indyindians) April 19, 2019 Chisenhall fractured […]
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Lonnie Chisenhall Reportedly Has Broken Hand

Ken Rosenthal from The Athletic is reporting that outfielder Lonnie Chisenhall has a broken right hand and he is out 4-to-6 weeks. He was hit on the hand by a pitch during Monday’s game in Houston. That would keep him out of action until at least the last week of April. The Pirates said on […]
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Pirates Announce Lonnie Chisenhall Signing; Alex McRae Designated for Assignment

The Pittsburgh Pirates made the signing of outfielder Lonnie Chisenhall official on Tuesday morning. Details for the Chisenhall deal can be found in the link just above. It’s a one-year deal, which according to Ken Rosenthal, is worth $2.75 M, with incentives that could bring it to $5.75 M. The Pirates also announced that right-handed […]
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Williams: The Pirates Need Value in 2019, And They Could Get...

It's impossible to say at this point what the Pirates' plan will be this offseason. They've made a few moves, but the offseason is...

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