Tag: Tyler Lyons

Breaking Down the Pirates’ 2019 Year-End Payroll

With the season behind us, it’s finally time to look at where the payroll ended up for 2019. I’ve been tracking it since Day 1 of the season, and it’s always fun to analyze changes throughout the year. My favorite part of tracking payroll is to compare the official Competitive Balance Tax numbers released after […]
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Minor Moves: Pirates Release Tyler Lyons; Promoted Cody Ponce to Indianapolis

The Pittsburgh Pirates released veteran left-handed pitcher Tyler Lyons on Sunday. Recently acquired right-handed pitcher Cody Ponce has been promoted from Altoona to Indianapolis. Lyons pitched 35 games for Indianapolis, posting a 3.35 ERA in 45.2 innings, with 55 strikeouts, a 1.09 WHIP and a .210 BAA. He was holding left-handed batters to a .123 […]
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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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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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Pirates Recall Dovydas Neverauskas; JB Shuck Designated for Assignment

Earlier today, the Pittsburgh Pirates announced that veteran left-handed pitcher Tyler Lyons has been added to the 40-man roster and he joined the big league club. They still needed to make a move to open a spot on the 40-man and they did that by designating outfielder JB Shuck for assignment. The Pirates also announced […]
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A Look at the Non-Roster Invites for the Pirates and Their...

On Thursday, we asked readers to submit questions for a Pirates Q&A. We received a great response to the post and started answering those questions on Friday. Tim Williams started with questions about the off-season on Friday, then on Saturday, he tackled questions about prospects, the Pirates budget and Manny Machado. We left two questions […]
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Pirates Announce Four Non-Roster Invites to Spring Training

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that left-handed pitcher Tyler Lyons, right-handed pitcher Roberto Gomez, catcher Steven Baron and outfielder Patrick Kivlehan have all received non-roster invites to Spring Training. All four players were signed to minor league deals and have big league experience. None of these signings are new. The Pirates typically don’t announce minor league […]
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Pirates Sign Left-Handed Pitcher Tyler Lyons

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed 30-year-old left-handed pitcher Tyler Lyons to a minor league deal. Lyons spent part of 2018 with the St Louis Cardinals, posting an 8.64 ERA in 16.2 innings over 27 appearances. Lyons has appeared in the majors during each of the last six seasons, all with the Cardinals, who drafted him […]
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