6:07 PM EST, Sun February 14, 2016

Maximizing Stewart and Cervelli

SOUTH HILLS  – Back in October when there was much discussion (free advice) about how Clint Hurdle should fill out his wild card lineup card, I opined that one creative solution in dealing with the lineup (and with what to do about Pedro Alvarez) would be to start Francisco Cervelli at first base – hey, […]

On the 40-man: Brian McCann

Up next in our look through every player on the Yankees’ 40-man roster is the team’s everyday catcher, who was an early target two winters ago when the team didn’t have a proven everyday catcher on the roster. Rather than roll the dice with Francisco Cervelli or a prospect, the Yankees gave Brian McCann a […] The post On the 40-man: Brian McCann appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Beaver County Times Jan 30, 2016
3 Thoughts: Cervelli unlikely to find his fortune with Pirates

3 Thoughts: Cervelli unlikely to find his fortune with Pirates

It is difficult to imagine the Pirates giving $12 million a year to Francisco Cervelli, a catcher who turns 30 during spring training and had a long history of injuries with the Yankees.

The Cervelli dilemma

SOUTH HILLS – So it turns out that despite being a season away from free agency, when he will potentially be the top the catcher available in a weaker market in an industry awash in cash, Francisco Cervelli is interested in a contract extension with the Pirates as we reported Wednesday. The Pirates have not […]

Cervelli open to contact extension, but Pirates keeping mum

Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli is open to remaining in Pittsburgh beyond 2016 and is waiting for the club to begin dialogue regarding a contract extension, ...

Francisco Cervelli Photos

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