Tag: Steven Brault

Nick Burdi Placed on Injured List; Pirates Recall Steven Brault

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Tuesday afternoon that right-handed pitcher Nick Burdi was placed on the 10-day injured list. To take his place on the 25-man roster, the Pirates recalled left-hander Steven Brault. Burdi was injured last night. While the Pirates didn’t confirm anything today, Jeff Passan from ESPN.com reported that Burdi suffered a strained […]
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Gregory Polanco Activated from Injured List; Steven Brault Optioned to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated outfielder Gregory Polanco from the 10-day injured list in time for Monday night’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. To make room on the 25-man roster, Steven Brault has been optioned to Indianapolis. ROSTER MOVES:The Pirates have recalled outfielder Gregory Polanco from his rehab assignment and have reinstated him from the […]
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Pirates Recall Steven Brault; Option Buddy Boshers

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Steven Brault from Indianapolis. To make room on the 25-man roster, lefty reliever Buddy Boshers has been optioned to Indianapolis. Brault was sent down on August 3rd, so he didn’t use an option. When players are sent down during the season for 1-19 days, the […]
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Pirates Option Steven Brault to Indianapolis; Recall Dovydas Neverauskas

The Pittsburgh Pirates optioned left-handed pitcher Steven Brault to Indianapolis prior to Friday’s game with the St Louis Cardinals. They have recalled right-handed reliever Dovydas Neverauskas to take his place  in the bullpen. Brault has been the long-man for the Pirates all season, serving most of the year as the only lefty in the bullpen […]
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Pirates Have Pitching Personnel Conducive To Trying Something Revolutionary

PITTSBURGH — On Friday, Rays manager Kevin Cash announced that his club would do something not often tried in Major League Baseball: Deploy a relief pitcher as his starter. Cash told reporters that Sergio Romo, who had never started a game in his 11-year big-league career, would the mound for the first inning Saturday night […]
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What Kind of Pitcher is Steven Brault?

PITTSBURGH — Steven Brault is a pitcher, of that much, he’s fairly certain. Yes, he’s hitting a very un-pitcher-like .273 this season that not only leads the Pirates pitching staff, but is ahead of eight position players. But Brault is definitely a pitcher. What’s more of an open question is what kind of pitcher he’s […]
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Rise and Fall: Adjustments in Progress for Tyler Glasnow, Steven Brault

PITTSBURGH — After Nick Kingham’s stunning MLB debut Sunday afternoon, it seems the Pirates’ bullpen will once again feature two young pitchers who have trained as starters. Not that Tyler Glasnow and Steven Brault are in positions to get comfortable anyway. Both are still trying to prove themselves as viable pitchers at this level, with […]
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Seeing The Josh Harrison Situation From A Pitcher’s Perspective

PITTSBURGH — Josh Harrison made his feelings known. Boy, did he ever. A day after getting the fifth metacarpal bone on his left hand broken by an errant pitch for the second time in a year, Harrison didn’t hold back on what’s wrong with today’s game, at least in his mind. “Guys are throwing harder […]
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Gajtka: Shorten The MLB Season? Unlikely, But It Makes Some Sense

PITTSBURGH — The Cubs and Cardinals had their Wednesday game at Wrigley Field postponed due to nasty weather. That was the 25th postponement across Major League Baseball, one short of the modern through-April record, set in 2000. The circumstances were enough to make Chicago’s Anthony Rizzo publicly propose a decrease in the number of games […]
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Steven Brault is Making the Most of His Time in the...

PITTSBURGH — Through two starts this season, Pirates left-hander Steven Brault has done pretty much all the club could have asked for out of a last-minute spot starter. Brault worked out all spring as a starting pitcher, but was pretty sure that he was going to end up in the bullpen this year, and that’s […]
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