2009 1st round pick (4th overall) Tony Sanchez has been promoted to AAA-Indianapolis from AA-Altoona. Sanchez, who was repeating AA after struggling last season, was hitting .277/.370/.390 over 40 games for the Curve. He’s really been swinging a hot bat lately and his defense has reportedly been very good. Last season, Sanchez hit just .241/.340/.318
The #Pirates have recalled INF Jordy Mercer from AAA Indy & have optioned INF Yamaico Navarro to Triple-A. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) May 29, 2012 I definitely approve of this move. And hopefully it means that Mercer will be replacing Clint Barmes as the Pirates’ every day short stop for the foreseeable future, relegating
Matt Hague has been recalled from Indy and Nate McLouth has been designated for assignment. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) May 25, 2012 Today it was announced that OF Nate McLouth has been designated for assignment by the Pirates and that Matt Hague has been recalled from AAA-Indianapolis. McLouth has had a dreadful start to
Grilli (bereavement) back today for #Pirates. Locke sent back to Indy. — Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) May 23, 2012 According to Rob Biertempfel, Jason Grilli has been activated off the Bereavement List. His replacement, Jeff Locke was sent back down to AAA after not having an appearance in the three games he was up for.
Drew Sutton has been traded to Tampa Bay for ptbnl or cash. — Kristy Robinson (@Kristy_Robinson) May 21, 2012 It was over before it ever started. Just yesterday, the Pirates acquired Drew Sutton from Atlanta for cash. He now has been traded to Tampa Bay for a player to be named later or cash.
#Pirates acquire infielder Drew Sutton from Atlanta organization for cash considerations and assign him to Triple-A Indianapolis. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) May 20, 2012 The Pirates have acquired 28-year old utility infielder Drew Sutton from Atlanta for cash. With both Chase d’Arnaud and Jordy Mercer in AAA, he will probably serve as a backup unless