Pittsburgh Pirates and Minor League Transactions: April 3-10


Every Sunday during the season we’ll bring you an update on any transactions that occur in the Pirates organization. Here are the transactions from the first week of the season:

Transaction Log: April 3 – 10

4/3 – The Pirates placed RHP Jared Hughes, C Elias Diaz, and 3B Jung Ho Kang on the Disabled List retroactive to 3/25.

4/3 – The Pirates optioned 1B Jason Rogers to Indianapolis, he remains on the 40 man roster.

4/3 – The Pirates selected the contracts for OF Matt Joyce, 2B Cole Figueroa, and RP Cory Luebke from Indianapolis and added them to the Active Roster. All were previously non-roster invitees to Major League camp.

4/3 – The Pirates Designated RP John Holdzkom, SS Pedro Florimon, and 1B Jake Goebbert for Assignment. This was done to make room for Joyce, Figueroa, and Luebke on the 40 man roster.

4/4 – C Reese McGuire, LHP Cody Dickson, RHP Clay Holmes, LF Justin Maffei, 3B Chris Diaz, 1B Edwin Espinal, 3B Anderson Feliz, RHP Dovydas Nevarauskas, and C Jin-De Jhang assigned to the Altoona Curve (AA) from the Bradenton Marauders (A).

4/4 – LHP Jared Lakind assigned to the Altoona Curve (AA) from the West Virginia Power (A).

4/4 – RHP David Whitehead assigned to the Altoona Curve (AA).

4/6 – Jake Goebbert is claimed by the Tampa Bay Rays and optioned to the Durham Bulls (AAA).

4/6 – The Indianapolis Indians placed RHP Nick Kingham, RHP Casey Sadler, and RHP Brandon Cumpton on the 7-day Disabled List.

4/6 – C Ed Easley, RHP Trevor Williams, RHP Guido Knudson, RHP Wilfredo Boscan, LHP Robert Zarate, and LHP Kelvin Marte assigned to the Indianapolis Indians (AAA).

4/6 – SS Adam Frazier, C Jacob Stallings, LHP Steven Brault, and RHP Angel Sanchez assigned to Indianapolis Indians (AAA) from Altoona Curve (AA).

4/7 – RHP Angel Sanchez assigned to the  Altoona Curve (AA) from the Indianapolis Indians (AAA).

*Information courtesy of pirates.com and milb.com