#Pirates and @gabysanchez15 agree on 1-year deal worth $1.75M plus bonuses to avoid salary arbitration. #MLB — BHSC (@BHSCouncil) January 18, 2013 Gaby Sanchez hit .241/.323/.397 with four home runs in 130 plate appearances after being acquired at last season’s trade deadline from Miami.
Per Jon Heyman, the Pirates have exchanged arbitration figures with both Neil Walker and James McDonald [link and link]. According to Heyman, Walker filed at $3.6 million while the Pirates are offering $3 million. McDonald filed at $3.4 million and the Pirates at $2.65 million. Walker is a Super Two player, meaning this is the
This is nice to see. Source: #Pirates, RHP Jeff Karstens agree to terms on one-year contract, pending physical — Bill Brink (@BrinkPG) January 14, 2013 In an off season that has pretty much been the definition of “meh,” this is a move that makes some sense. Jeff Karstens, when healthy has been a very
Pretty sure this will be the first time a Pittsburgh Pirate player will ever be on the cover of a video game. Pretty cool, actually. Andrew McCutchen wrote a thank you to all the fans who voted for him, too. I am humbled and thrilled that you, the fans, have voted me as the cover
Cleveland has traded RHP Jeanmar Gomez to Pittsburgh for minor league OF Quincy Latimore — keithlaw (@keithlaw) January 9, 2013 ESPN’s Keith Law reported today that the Pirates have acquired “staring pitcher” Jeanmar Gomez from Cleveland for ” OF prospect” Quincy Latimore. I put those positions in quotes because both players barely qualify as
As we approach the 40th anniversary of Roberto Clemente‘s tragic death, MLB Network has an awesome 12 minute feature on the Pirates’ legendary right fielder. Being alive to witness Clemente play is one of the biggest wishes I have always had. Anytime I see something like this it always stirs up emotions in me, so