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AP source: Pirates, catcher Roberto Pérez reach 1-year deal

Nov. 30, 2021 20:25 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates didn't waste time finding a replacement for Gold Glove catcher Jacob Stallings. A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press the Pirates have agreed to a 1-year deal worth $5 million with former Cleveland...

Pirates send Gold Glove catcher Jacob Stallings to Miami

Nov. 29, 2021 20:03 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Gold Glove catcher Jacob Stallings is coming to the Miami Marlins. The Marlins acquired Stallings from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday in exchange for pitcher Zach Thompson and prospects Kyle Nicolas and Connor Scott. Stallings, 31,...

Pirates sign Quintana, bring back OF Gamel on 1-year deal

Nov. 29, 2021 19:36 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jose Quintana still believes he can be an effective starting pitcher. The Pittsburgh Pirates will give him an opportunity to prove it. The Pirates signed the veteran left-hander to a one-year contract Monday, hoping he can steady a pitching staff that...

AP source: Pirates bring back 1B Tsutsugo on 1-year deal

Nov. 24, 2021 23:42 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates are bringing back first baseman/outfielder Yoshi Tsutsugo. A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that Pittsburgh has agreed to terms with Tsutsugo on a $4 million, 1-year deal. The person spoke to...

Former MLB outfielder, manager Bill Virdon dies at 90

Nov. 23, 2021 17:22 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Virdon, the steady centerfielder who won the 1955 National League Rookie of the Year for St. Louis and guided the Houston Astros to three straight postseason appearances as a manager, has died. He was 90. Virdon died at the Lester E. Cox Medical...

Rockies, catcher Elias Díaz agree to $14.5M, 3-year contract

Nov. 19, 2021 16:13 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies agreed to a $14.5 million, three-year contract with catcher Elias Díaz. His deal was announced Thursday and covers one season of arbitration eligibility and two years of free agency. Díaz gets $3 million next season, $5.5 million in...

Cubs hire Daniel Moskos as their assistant pitching coach

Nov. 15, 2021 15:14 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs hired former Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Daniel Moskos as their assistant pitching coach on Monday. The 35-year-old Moskos will assist pitching coach Tommy Hottovy on the staff of manager David Ross. He spent the past two seasons coaching...

Minor league prospects brawl in Arizona Fall League

Nov. 06, 2021 21:16 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A fight broke out in the ninth inning of an Arizona Fall League game between Peoria and Scottsdale on Saturday, a rare brawl in a league where top prospects from all minor league organizations mix to form teams. Boston Red Sox farmhand Josh...

Pirates claim outfielder Greg Allen off waivers from Yankees

Nov. 05, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed outfielder Greg Allen off waivers from the New York Yankees, adding him to a wide-open outfield mix for 2022. Allen hit .270 with four doubles, a triple, two RBI and five stolen bases in 15 games with New York in...

LEADING OFF: Rays' Brandon Lowe swings into action at Fenway

Oct. 10, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ COMFORT ZONE J.D. Martinez, Kiké Hernandez and the Boston Red Sox certainly will be glad to be back home for Game 3 of the AL Division Series against the Rays with the...