Tag: Trevor Williams

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 Option Kevin Kramer to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates reinstated right-handed pitcher Trevor Williams, who was placed on the paternity list on Saturday. To make room for him on the 25-man roster, infielder Kevin Kramer was optioned to Indianapolis. This was the second stint for Kramer in the majors this year. After sitting for all five days during his first time […]
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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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Pirates Activate Trevor Williams; Option Mitch Keller to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates activated right-handed pitcher Trevor Williams from the 10-day injured list on Wednesday afternoon. To make room on the 25-man roster, right-handed pitcher Mitch Keller was optioned to Indianapolis. Williams will start tonight against the Detroit Tigers. Williams has been out for just over a month with a right side strain, which occurred […]
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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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Trevor Williams Placed on Injured List; Pirates Make Bullpen Changes

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced five transactions on Friday night, including right-handed pitcher Trevor Williams going on the 10-day injured list with a right side strain. They have replaced him on the 25-man roster with right-handed pitcher Clay Holmes, who was just sent down two days ago, but allowed to come back earlier than ten days […]
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Trevor Williams Leaves Thursday’s Game Early with Right Side Discomfort

Trevor Williams has been the most consistent starting pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates during an injury-filled season. He threw at least six innings in each of his first eight starts this year, but that streak ended Thursday night against the San Diego Padres when he walked off the mound with the trainer in the fourth […]
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Morning Report: What is Working Right Now For Trevor Williams?

Trevor Williams has put together a pretty impressive run lately. Over the last month he has an 0.62 ERA in 29 innings over five starts. This isn’t the first time Williams has put together an impressive run of starts over the span of a month. During his first month of the season, he had a […]
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Williams: Trevor Williams Shows There Are Cases Where Fastballs Aren’t Evil

Trevor Williams showed on Monday that you don’t necessarily need to throw breaking stuff 40% of the time to have success. And yes, it was only one start, and small sample size rules apply. But Williams showed a trend I’ve continued to pound: Throw your best pitches more often. It doesn’t matter if those pitches […]
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Can Trevor Williams Avoid Regression With Soft Contact Skills?

PITTSBURGH — Trevor Williams has been something of an enigma in 2018. If you ask an average fan, Williams might be the Pirates best starting pitcher, with a 2.72 ERA entering Sunday. If you ask a much more sabremetrically inclined one, Williams’ 4.88 xFIP is a sign that he’s very unlikely to be able to […]
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