Tag: Rob Biertempfel

Pirates close to signing Cedeno, Karstens

Per Rob Biertempfel and Dejan Kovacevic:
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Pirates looking at Francis, Bonderman

Per Rob Biertempfel on Tuesday: Look for the Pirates to be among the serious bidders for free-agent pitcher Jorge de la Rosa. Jeff Francis and Jeremy Bonderman also are on their radar.
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Biertempfel: Pirates target Jorge de la Rosa

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Contemplating Jorge de la Rosa

Rob Biertempfel reported Tuesday that Pirates management is planning to pursue free agent pitcher Jorge de la Rosa this offseason. De la Rosa has been a popular target of many Pirates fans, but he represents a risk I would not take.
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Heyman: Pirates hire Hurdle

John Heyman of SI.com just posted the following tweet:
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Cedeno out with shoulder injury

Ronny Cedeno will likely miss this weekend's series in Houston with a left shoulder inpingement.
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McCutchen scratched from lineup

Andrew McCutchen is a late scratch from today's lineup. The Pirates' centerfielder reinjured his right shoulder on Wednesday night while making a leaping catch against the outfield fence, and the injury flared up this afternoon during batting practice. Jose Tabata took his spot in the lineup. McCutchen is listed as day to day.
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Penn, Chulk heading to Japan

Triple-A pitchers Hayden Penn and Vinnie Chulk are close to signing deals with separate Japanese teams.
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McCutchen day-to-day with shoulder injury

Andrew McCutchen left Sunday's game with a shoulder injury that he sustained while making a diving catch. He was officially diagnosed with a mildly sprained AC joint, which will likely keep him out of action for a few days. McCutchen will be reevaluated today, and the Pirates have not yet ruled him out for tonight's game.
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Tony Sanchez out for the year

Rob Biertempfel tweeted moments ago that Pirates' catching prospect Tony Sanchez will miss the remainder of the 2010 season. Sanchez, out with a broken jaw, previously hoped to return later in the year.
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