Categories Archives: Pittsburgh

Rogers clears waivers, sent to Triple-A

PITTSBURGH — Jason Rogers will remain in the Pirates organization after being removed from the roster two weeks ago. Rogers was sent outright to Triple-A Indianapolis on Friday. The infielder was taken off the 40-man roster on Dec. 23 to clear a spo

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Inbox: Is Quintana a possibility for rotation?

Any buzz on [Jose] Quintana or is that fading into the background at this point? Would love to have the top four set going to Florida. — @scubaguy08 The holiday season is typically quiet throughout baseball, and this past week or so was no exception

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Many offseason scenarios possible for Pirates

PITTSBURGH — So where do the Pirates go from here? After a slow start to the offseason, general manager Neal Huntington swiftly checked off the top two items on Pittsburgh’s to-do list. In came Daniel Hudson, a veteran right-handed setup man,

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Cutch, Cole will be catalysts heading into 2017

PITTSBURGH — The morning after the Pirates’ disappointing 2016 season ended in St. Louis, veteran reliever Jared Hughes took to Twitter to thank Pittsburgh’s fans and posted a sentence that could serve as a motto of sorts for 2017. ̶

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Pirates rookie Bell focused on ‘longevity’

PITTSBURGH — Since the Pirates drafted him in 2011, but especially over the last few years, Josh Bell set his sights on reaching the Major Leagues. That was the end point, he thought, the ultimate goal, the light at the end of the tunnel. He made it

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Pirates claim RHP Ogando off waivers from Marlins

The Pirates announced Friday that they have claimed Nefi Ogando off waivers from the Marlins. They designated infielder Jason Rogers for assignment to make room for their new right-handed reliever on the 40-man roster. Ogando, 27, pitched 15 2/3 innings a

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Barkett takes over as Bucs’ Triple-A manager

PITTSBURGH — The Pirates announced their 2017 Minor League coaching assignments on Friday, officially naming a number of new managers up and down their organization. Andy Barkett will take over as the manager for Triple-A Indianapolis. Barkett, who

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