Tag: Travis Ishikawa

Snider and Ishikawa Elect Free Agency, Guerra Sent Outright to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have made some room on their 40-man roster by parting ways with Travis Snider and Travis Ishikawa, while also sending Deolis Guerra outright to Indianapolis. Snider and Ishikawa elected free agency rather than accepting the outright assignment to Indianapolis. The 40-man roster is currently at 42, though it still includes upcoming free […]
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Giles: Pirates Need Timely Contributions From Depth Players

With less than 20 games remaining in the season, the Pirates find themselves fighting the Cardinals for the NL Central title (again), while also attempting to fend off the Cubs for home field advantage in the Wild Card game should they fail to catch St. Louis. As Tim discussed the other day,¬†this is perhaps the […]
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Travis Ishikawa Activated From Disabled List

The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated 1B/OF Travis Ishikawa from the disabled list for Monday’s game in Cincinnati. He has spent the last two days playing for Indianapolis on a rehab assignment, while recovering from a lower back strain that landed him on the disabled list last month. Ishikawa had two doubles as the DH on […]
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Could A.J. Burnett and Travis Ishikawa Return This Week?

ST. LOUIS — A.J. Burnett threw a side session today, two days after throwing his latest sim game. On Friday, Burnett said that the next steps would be decided after today’s bullpen session. After the session, he met with Clint Hurdle and Neal Huntington to discuss the next steps. Huntington didn’t give an answer on […]
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Pirates Recall Jordy Mercer, Travis Ishikawa to the DL

The Pirates have recalled Jordy Mercer from his rehab assignment with Indianapolis. To make room on the active roster, they have placed Travis Ishikawa on the 15-day disabled list with a low back strain. The move to bring Mercer back was expected this weekend, and it was somewhat expected that Ishikawa would be the guy […]
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Despite Many Options, the Pirates Still Lack a Good First Baseman

Over the past month, the Pittsburgh Pirates have loaded up on potential first base options. They already had Pedro Alvarez on the team, but then they acquired Travis Ishikawa, Aramis Ramirez, and Michael Morse in July. The only non-third baseman of that group is Ramirez, who just started taking grounders at the position to prepare […]
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Pirates Claim Travis Ishikawa From the Giants

The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced that they’ve claimed Travis Ishikawa off waivers from the San Francisco Giants. No corresponding move yet, but the team said they will make a move once Ishikawa arrives in Pittsburgh. Ishikawa is no stranger to the Pirates, obviously. He started the 2014 season as part of the first base platoon […]
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Morning Report: Revisiting a Busy Day of Off-Season Signings

On December 18th, the Pittsburgh Pirates announced that they had signed seven players as minor league free agents. The article can be found here listing the following players, pitchers Kyle McPherson, Elvin Ramirez, Brandon Mann, Daniel Schlereth and Adam Wilk, infielder Michael Martinez and first baseman Travis Ishikawa. You probably already know the contributions from […]
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Travis Ishikawa Outrighted to Triple-A; Elects Free Agency

Travis Ishikawa has been outrighted to Triple-A by the Pittsburgh Pirates after clearing waivers, Chris Cotillo reports. Source: #Pirates Travis Ishikawa sent outright to AAA Indianapolis after clearing waivers. He can elect free agency, and is likely to do so. — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) April 23, 2014 Cotillo says that Ishikawa is likely to elect […]
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Travis Ishikawa Designated For Assignment to Make Room for Ike Davis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have designated Travis Ishikawa for assignment in order to make room on the 25-man roster for Ike Davis. The move was expected, as Davis is coming in to fill Ishikawa’s old role on the active roster. The Pirates already had an open spot on the 40-man roster, which Davis took. However, the […]
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