Clubs have until 8 p.m. ET on Friday to officially offer contracts to players on their 40-man roster. The Pirates have four arbitration-eligible players: Gerrit Cole, George Kontos, Jordy Mercer and Felipe Rivero. Let’s look at where each player stands heading into the non-tender deadline.
Beat reporter Adam Berry answers fans’ questions in a new edition of the Pirates Inbox.
Continuing their search for left-handed relief options, the Pirates on Monday claimed Sam Moll off waivers from the A’s.
As their planes descended into San Juan, they witnessed the devastation. The island Mike Gonzalez loves was littered with debris, its people without power and water. Frank Coonelly saw entire towns leveled. Joey Cora struggled to see Puerto Rico, his home, “so destroyed” by Hurricane Maria.
When the Pirates didn’t call up Gift Ngoepe in September, which essentially served as their training ground for next season, it was a sign he may not be in their long-term plans.
The Pirates on Monday released their promotional schedule for next year and announced that single-game tickets for the 2018 season will go on sale Dec. 8.
The Pirates added three Minor Leaguers, including top prospect Austin Meadows, to their 40-man roster on Monday, protecting them from being selected in the upcoming Rule 5 Draft. Pittsburgh also cut ties with shortstop Gift Ngoepe .
The Pirates have until 8 p.m. ET on Monday to protect eligible players from the Rule 5 Draft, forcing the front office to evaluate their farm system and 40-man roster.
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How much patience will the Bucs have with Gregory Polanco? Do they consider Gerrit Cole an ace? Adam Berry answers these questions and more in the Pirates Inbox.