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Pirates | Chris Volstad signed

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed P Chris Volstad (Angels) to a minor league contract.

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Pirates sign 2 to minor league deals

The Pirates on Friday signed catcher Wilkin Castillo and right-hander Josh Wall to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training. Castillo, 30, has not ...
Beaver County Times Jan 29, 2015
Three Thoughts: Snider trade mean balancing the present with the future

Three Thoughts: Snider trade mean balancing the present with the future

In a Tuesday night trade with the Baltimore Orioles, the Pirates dealt away Travis Snider in return for two minor league left-handed pitchers who have yet to pitch above the Class A level -- Jake Tarp

Starkey: What are Penguins, Pirates up to?

The worst time to judge a trade is the immediate aftermath as reaction normally runs hard in one of two directions: 1. Greatest thing that ...
National Post Jan 27, 2015

Former Toronto Blue Jay Travis Snider returning to AL East after Pittsburgh Pirates trade him to Balitmore Orioles

The 26-year-old Snider hit .264 with 13 home runs and a career-best 38 RBIs in 140 games for the Pirates last season

Orioles acquire outfielder Travis Snider in trade with Pirates

The Orioles acquired the left-handed-hitting outfielder they had been seeking all offseason, trading a minor league pitcher and a player to be named later to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night for Travis Snider.
Beaver County Times Jan 27, 2015

Orioles acquire OF Travis Snider in trade with Pirates

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles have acquired outfielder Travis Snider from the Pirates for a minor league pitcher and a player to be named.
Baltimore Sun Jan 27, 2015

Orioles acquire outfielder Travis Snider in trade with Pirates

The Orioles acquired the left-handed outfield bat on Tuesday they had been seeking all offseason, trading on for Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Travis Snider, a former top prospect.

Pirates trade Snider to Orioles for minor league pitcher

The Pirates on Tuesday eased their logjam of backup outfielders by trading Travis Snider to the Baltimore Orioles for minor league pitcher Stephen Tarpley and ...

Snider trade in works?

My friend Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun has sniffed out news that the Pirates may be close to dealing outfielder Travis Snider to the Orioles. Talks between the teams for a straight-up Snider-for-Brian Matusz deal fizzled during the Winter …

Thames and Cantu as Rosetta Stones?

SOUTH HILLS – Humans are always in search of  translation tools. Because the Rosetta Stone had text in three different scripts it became the key to understanding Egyptian language. The film Imitation Game detailed how Alan Turing cracked the German enigma code, …

Monday Mop-Up Duty: The new commish said what?

SOUTH HILLS – Rob Manfred conducted one of his first interviews as MLB  commissioner over the weekend with ESPN. What he said was frightening. ESPN’s Karl Ravech interviewed Manfred and the questioning got around to adjustments he would consider to …
Beaver County Times Jan 25, 2015

Perrotto: Thoughts on the three Pirates headed to arbitration

The Pirates will be “going to court” with second baseman Neil Walker, first baseman Pedro Alvarez and right-hander Vance Worley next month when three-person panels will hear cases in St. Petersburg, F

Pirates shift times on 5 games, including rescheduling 2 fireworks nights

The Pirates on Thursday announced new starting times for five home games in the 2015 season. First pitch for the July 12 game against the ...

The Neil Walker dilemma

SOUTH HILLS – One of the more interesting players the Pirates will soon have to make a decision on is Neil Walker. Not only was Walker arguably the top offensive second baseman in the NL last season, he’s of course a …

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