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Pirates win bidding process on SS Kang

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates submitted the highest bid for the negotiating rights to Korean shortstop Jung Ho Kang. The Pirates now have 30 days to try and work out a contract with Kang. Kang, 27, hit .356 with 40 home runs and 117 RBI over 117 games last season for the Nexen Heroes. 

Pirates sign Corey Hart

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed first baseman/outfielder Corey Hart to a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed. Hart played 68 games for Seattle last year after missing the 2013 season recovering from knee surgery. He hit just .203 with six homers and 21 runs batted in for the Mariners. The 32-year-old veteran spent his first...

Pirates finalize deal with Liriano

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates signed pitcher Francisco Liriano to a three-year contract on Friday. Financial terms were not released, but multiple outlets reported during the winter meetings that the left-hander's contract is worth $39 million, the richest free-agent deal in team history. Liriano, 31, went 7-10 with a 3.38 ERA in 29 starts this past season...

Pirates snag Bastardo from Philadelphia

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired left- hander Antonio Bastardo from the Philadelphia Phillies for a minor league pitcher. Bastardo, who was suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for his part in the Biogenesis scandal in 2013, was just 5-7 last season for the Philadelphia Phillies with a 3.94 ERA in 67 games. However, he did strike out 81 batters...

Pirates re-sign Liriano

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Pirates have apparently re- signed left-handed pitcher Francisco Liriano. Numerous reports have stated the deal is for three years and is worth $39 million. It would be the richest free agent deal in team history, eclipsing the 2-year, $17 million pact with catcher Russell Martin two years ago. Liriano went 7-10 with a 3.38 ERA last...

Pirates claim P Lindblom off waivers from A's

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months 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, 1 year 7 months 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, 1 year 7 months 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, 1 year 8 months 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 year 8 months 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...