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Pirates claim P Lindblom off waivers from A's

By The Sports Network, 1 week 3 days ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates claimed pitcher Josh Lindblom off waivers from the Oakland Athletics on Monday. Lindblom was 4-3 with a 5.79 earned run average in 16 starts and one relief appearance last season for Oakland's Triple-A affiliate in Sacramento. He did make one start for the Athletics on April 2. The 27-year-old righty has posted a 5-8 record...

Pirates ink Richard to minor-league deal

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates signed left-handed pitcher Clayton Richard to a minor league contract with an invitation to big league camp on Wednesday. Richard went a combined 1-2 with a 5.91 ERA in four starts last year between Double-A Mobile and Triple-A Reno in the Diamondbacks' minor league system. The 31-year-old veteran was originally selected by the...

Pirates pick up Rodriguez from Rays

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 3 days ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired infielder Sean Rodriguez from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for a player to be named and cash considerations. Rodriguez was designated for assignment by the Rays last week after the club signed pitcher Ernesto Frieri, who spent the last part of 2014 in Pittsburgh. The 29-year-old Rodriguez batted .228 with 40...

Pirates DFA Ike Davis

By The Sports Network, 4 weeks 22 hours ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Veteran first baseman Ike Davis was designated for assignment as the Pittsburgh Pirates reshuffled their 40-man roster on Thursday. Davis finished fifth in the National League with 32 home runs while with the New York Mets in 2012 and spent the majority of last season as Pittsburgh's regular first baseman. The 27-year-old hit just .233 with 11 homers and...

Pirates sign A.J. Burnett

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 4 days ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - After a one year separation, the Pittsburgh Pirates signed free agent right-handed pitcher A.J. Burnett on Friday.The one-year deal is reportedly worth $8.5 million.Burnett, 37, pitched for the Pirates from 2012-13, helping them to their first winning season and playoff appearance since 1992. In those two seasons, he compiled a 26-21 record, totaling 393 1/3...

Yankees trade Cervelli to Pirates for Wilson

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 6 days ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Yankees have traded catcher Francisco Cervelli to the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for pitcher Justin Wilson.Cervelli spent each of his seven big league seasons with the Yankees and last year batted .301 with two homers and 13 RBI in 49 games as the backup to Brian McCann. He missed two months with a hamstring strain.The 28-year-old veteran is a...

Pirates make offers to Martin, Liriano

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 2 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates extended one-year qualifying offers to catcher Russell Martin and pitcher Francisco Liriano on Monday.Martin just finished his ninth season in the majors and second with the Pirates, batting .290 with 11 home runs and 67 RBI in 111 games.The 31-year-old spent his first five years with the Dodgers and two with the Yankees before coming to...

Pirates agree to minor league deal with Stinson

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 3 weeks ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to a minor league contract with pitcher Josh Stinson.Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it also includes an invitation to spring training for 2015.Stinson was on the opening day roster of the Baltimore Orioles last year and made seven appearances out of the bullpen before a demotion to Triple-A Norfolk in late April....

Pirates manager Hurdle has hip surgery

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 1 week ago
Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle underwent successful hip replacement surgery on Monday.The club announced that the 57-year-old skipper is expected to make a full recovery.Hurdle led the Bucs to an 88-74 record this past season, good enough for second place in the NL Central and a wild card berth. He became the first Pirates manager to lead the club to...

NL Matchup -- San Francisco at Pittsburgh

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 2 weeks ago
NL Matchup -- San Francisco at PittsburghSan Francisco Giants (88-74) at Pittsburgh Pirates (88-74)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: Wednesday, October 1st, 8:07 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: Pittsburgh 4-2 (2-1 at SF; 2-1 at Pit)2013: Pittsburgh 4-3 (2-2 at SF; 2-1 at Pit)2012: Tied 3-3 (Pit 1-2 at SF; 2-1 at Home)2011: Tied 3-3 (Pit 2-1 at SF; 1-2 at Home)Current Home Records: San...