Tag: Matt Benedict

Minor Moves: Trey Haley Sent Outright to Indianapolis, Buckner Released

The Pittsburgh Pirates have sent reliever Trey Haley outright to Indianapolis. Haley was designated for assignment when the Pirates acquired catcher Erik Kratz last week. He cleared waivers and will return to Indianapolis, where he had a devilishly poor 6.66 ERA in 24.1 innings, with 20 walks and 19 strikeouts. Haley has the ability to […]
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Pirates Release Nine Minor League Players

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that they have released nine minor league players, while also signing two international players. Here are the names of the players they released. We will add details shortly. Matt Benedict was drafted in the 30th round in 2011 and made it as far as AAA. He is a sinkerball pitcher with […]
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Chad Kuhl Promoted to Indianapolis

The Indianapolis Indians have announced a few transactions in advance of their playoff series for the Governors’ Cup. The team just lost Vance Worley today, as the Pirates called up the right-hander while designating Radhames Liz for assignment. They also activated Brad Lincoln off the disabled list and sent Matt Benedict down to Altoona. But […]
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Top Performers: Max Moroff Has Some Impressive Active Hitting Streaks

[tps_header]Each week we take a look back at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ minor league system from the previous week, highlighting the pitchers with the best Game Scores and the hitters with the most runs created. Below are the top five pitchers and hitters from last week, including stats and notes on each […]
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Minor Moves: Chris Stewart Assigned to Indianapolis, Topa Placed on Disabled...

We have some movement around the minor leagues for Sunday. Catcher Chris Stewart had his rehab assignment moved from Altoona to Indianapolis. Stewart caught two games for Altoona, going 2-for-6 at the plate, with a walk. He left for a defensive replacement after the seventh inning each game. Casey Sadler was called up to the […]
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Minor Moves: Orlando Castro Placed on the Altoona DL

The Altoona Curve and West Virginia Power have announced the following moves over the last day: Altoona **Orlando Castro placed on the DL, retro July 21st, with left shoulder fatigue. Castro was promoted to Altoona in the last month, but has struggled at the new level. This has been standard for him at a new […]
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Minor Moves: Altoona Roster Changes, JaCoby Jones Listed Day-to-Day, Pitcher Released

The Altoona Curve had a bunch of roster moves on Sunday, mostly due to their involvement in a brawl on Wednesday. There is some news and non-news on two players that has missed the last two games and we tie up some loose ends with the Dominican League Pirates team. Three players have served their […]
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Minor League Schedule: Luis Heredia Headlines Busy Saturday

Today's Starters: Adam Wilk, Joely Rodriguez, Matt Benedict, Chad Kuhl, Luis Heredia, Jon Sandfort, Alex McRae, Nick Hutchings
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Pittsburgh Pirates 2013 Arizona Fall League Season Recap

The Arizona Fall League ended on Thursday with a 3-2 loss for the Pittsburgh Pirates players and their Scottsdale Scorpions team. The team finished the season with a 10-21 record, but there were some positive signs from the Pirates players assigned to the league. The Pirates sent a total of eight players to the AFL, […]
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AFL: Dickerson Reaches Base Twice, Drives In Run In Loss

On Wednesday night in the Arizona Fall League, Scottsdale lost their 20th game, dropping an 8-5 decision to Salt River. It was the sixth straight loss for the Scorpions, who at one time had a 7-6 record. Since then, they are 3-14, leaving them with the worst record in the AFL.  Alex Dickerson was the […]
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