Tag: Melky Cabrera

Breaking Down the Pirates’ 2019 Year-End Payroll

With the season behind us, it’s finally time to look at where the payroll ended up for 2019. I’ve been tracking it since Day 1...

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...

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...

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...

How Much Payroll Can the Pirates Trade Away?

Well, as Ron Burgundy might say, “That escalated quickly.” This wasn’t a topic I anticipated visiting quite this early, but after the entire pitching staff’s...

Pirates Are Receiving Trade Interest in Melky Cabrera, But Prefer to...

Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that multiple contending teams have been showing interest in Pirates outfielder Melky Cabrera. Rosenthal says that the Pirates'...

Pirates Announce that Francisco Liriano and Melky Cabrera Will Make Opening...

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Saturday morning that left-handed pitcher Francisco Liriano and outfielder Melky Cabrera will both be added to the 40-man roster...

Pirates Sign Melky Cabrera as a Minor League Free Agent

Ken Rosenthal from the Athletic is reporting that the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed outfielder Melky Cabrera as a minor league free agent with an...

Pirates Have Reportedly Shown Interest in Melky Cabrera

Jon Heyman reported yesterday that the Pirates were among the teams that have shown interest in free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera. Heyman also notes...

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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...