Latest Austin Hedges News

Pirates GM Cherington wants to add more starting pitching

Dec. 21, 2022 16:22 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — It has been a busy offseason so far, at least by the small-market standards of the Pittsburgh Pirates, and general manager Ben Cherington would like to continue to bolster the roster of a team that has gone 142-242 over the past three seasons. “Don’t feel like...

Catcher Austin Hedges, Pirates finalize $5M, 1-year contract

Dec. 20, 2022 19:26 PM EST

Catcher Austin Hedges and the Pittsdurgh Pirates completed their agreement Tuesday on a $5 million, one-year contract. The 30-year-old played for Cleveland last season, batting .163 with seven homers and 30 RBIs in 105 games. Hedges helped the Guardians win the AL Central. ...

AP source: Pirates, C Hedges agree to 1-year contract

Dec. 17, 2022 20:58 PM EST

The Pittsburgh Pirates and veteran catcher Austin Hedges agreed to a $5 million, one-year contract on Saturday, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the move is pending a physical. ...

Catching up: Zunino gives Guardians upgrade, better bat

Dec. 15, 2022 15:11 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Guardians don't need Mike Zunino to be an All-Star, though they wouldn't mind if he became one again. Cleveland needs him to hit and deepen its lineup, and Zunio has shown he's qualified. The AL Central champions upgraded an offensive void on...