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On The Pirates: With contract extension, Cervelli and team make a statement

On The Pirates: With contract extension, Cervelli and team make a statement

During the Pirates’ renaissance, the organization has watched difference-making players revive their careers in Pittsburgh and turn that performance into a payday elsewhere.
These are your Pittsburgh Pirates

These are your Pittsburgh Pirates

In the aftermath of Francisco Cervelli’s extension yesterday, a lot of people all noticed the same thing at the same time. Going around the horn, the Pirates’ contract status looks like this: C- Francisco Cervelli, signed through 2019 1B – John Jaso, signed through 2017 2B – Josh Harrison, signed (including options) through 2020 3B […]
Beaver County Times May 18, 2016

Cervelli extension strengthens Huntington's trade options for the future

The Pirates have a potential long-term logjam of catchers after Francisco Cervelli was signed to a three-year, $31-million contract extension on Tuesday that runs through 2019.
Beaver County Times May 17, 2016
Cervelli signs contract extension then leads Pirates' hit parade in 12-9 win over Braves

Cervelli signs contract extension then leads Pirates' hit parade in 12-9 win over Braves

Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli signed a three-year, $31-million contract extension on Tuesday then had three hits and two RBIs in a 12-9 victory over the Atlanta Braves.

Pirates lock up a competitive advantage at a discount, and create something else

PNC PARK – The Pirates and Francisco Cervelli found common ground on three-year contract extension Tuesday. The club-friendly deal is a big deal as it will allow for a critical competitive advantage to continue for the Pirates. Cervelli and Russell Martin are/were keys to the Pirates’ turnaround, and replacing such catchers that can contribute offensively […]
River Ave. Blues May 17, 2016

Tuesday Night Open Thread

Earlier today the Pirates signed ex-Yankee Francisco Cervelli to a three-year contract extension that runs from 2017-19. The deal is worth $31M. Good for Frankie. He wrote about his decision to sign with Pittsburgh at the Players’ Tribune, and the post includes anecdotes about how the Yankees signed him and the time they wanted to […] The post Tuesday Night Open Thread appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
Beaver County Times May 17, 2016
Pirates sign catcher Francisco Cervelli to contract extension

Pirates sign catcher Francisco Cervelli to contract extension

The Pirates and catcher Francisco Cervelli agreed to a three-year contract extension through 2019.
That's Amore: Francisco Cervelli agrees to three-year contract extension with Pirates

That's Amore: Francisco Cervelli agrees to three-year contract extension with Pirates

The Pirates won’t be on the market for a catcher this winter. They signed starter Francisco Cervelli to a three-year contract extension today, keeping him in black and gold through 2019. Yahoo Sports reported the deal is worth $31 million.
Beaver County Times May 17, 2016
Insider: Pirates pound out 21 hits in holding off Braves 12-9 for third straight win

Insider: Pirates pound out 21 hits in holding off Braves 12-9 for third straight win

John Jaso, Andrew McCutchen, Gregory Polanco and Francisco Cervelli each had three hits as the Pirates built a 9-0 lead then held on for a 12-9 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday night, ruining the debut of Braves interim manager Brian…
Paul Zeise: With Jung Ho Kang returning, let's talk Pirates lineups

Paul Zeise: With Jung Ho Kang returning, let's talk Pirates lineups

I’ve seen nothing official from the Pirates yet, but I’m going to believe the demotion of Jason Rogers to Class AAA and the Instagram photo of Jung Ho Kang and Francisco Cervelli on a plane headed for St. Louis as enough evidence that Kang will be back in the Pirates lineup — if not tonight, then at some point this weekend.

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