Tag: Montana DuRapau

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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Pirates Recall Kevin Kramer; Option Montana DuRapau

The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled infielder Kevin Kramer prior to Sunday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers. To make room on the active roster, right-handed pitcher Montana DuRapau was optioned to Indianapolis. After Corey Dickerson went down last night with right groin discomfort, the Pirates didn’t want to go into an important game against the Brewers with […]
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Pirates Recall Dario Agrazal, Luis Escobar and Montana DuRapau

Prior to Saturday’s game, the Pittsburgh Pirates added three pitchers to their staff, calling up right-handers Dario Agrazal, Luis Escobar and Montana DuRapau. Trevor Williams was scheduled to start Saturday’s game, but he has been placed on paternity leave. He will be replaced by Agrazal. Steven Brault was placed on the 10-day injured list with […]
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Mitch Keller Among Three Pitchers Representing Indianapolis in the Triple-A All-Star...

The International League named their All-Stars on Thursday afternoon. The Indianapolis Indians will be represented by three right-handed pitchers. Starter Mitch Keller and relievers Dovydas Neverauskas and Montana DuRapau will represent the IL, as they take on the Pacific Coast League All-Stars on July 10th in El Paso. All three players have been called up […]
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Pirates Recall Mitch Keller; Montana DuRapau Optioned to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have recalled their top prospect, right-handed pitcher Mitch Keller, who will start tonight’s game in Atlanta. To make room for him on the 25-man roster, right-handed pitcher Montana DuRapau has been optioned to Indianapolis. Keller will be making his second best league start tonight. His first one was two weeks ago in […]
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Jordan Lyles Placed on Injured List with Left Hamstring Tightness

Prior to Monday night’s game in Atlanta, the Pittsburgh Pirates placed starting pitcher Jordan Lyles on the 10-day injured list with left hamstring tightness. To take his place on the active roster, the Pirates recalled right-handed pitcher Montana DuRapau. Lyles pitched Saturday in Milwaukee and allowed three runs on five hits and four walks in […]
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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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Cole Tucker and the Pirates’ Super Two History

Count me among the many, many fans who were shocked when they saw the news that Cole Tucker was called up to start at shortstop less than a month into the season. Tucker has always been a hard prospect to pin down. At first, many thought he appeared to be an overdraft in the first […]
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Pirates Add Montana DuRapau and Clay Holmes; Tyler Lyons Designated for...

The Pittsburgh Pirates added some bullpen reinforcements on Thursday, recalling right-handed pitcher Clay Holmes and adding right-handed pitcher Montana DuRapau to the 40-man roster so he could also join the team. The Pirates opened up a 40-man roster spot by designating left-handed pitcher Tyler Lyons for assignment. There was already one open roster spot on […]
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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 been on the injured list since April 11th due to a finger laceration. Newman is scheduled to get some outfield work while in Indianapolis. Infielder Nick Franklin will also be joining […]
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