How are these former Pirates players doing with their new teams in 2024?

The Pirates might not regret letting these guys go.
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1 reliever is thriving while 2 struggle with their new teams

Osvaldo Bido, Oakland Athletics

Bido came up through the Pirates organization and made his debut in 2023. A 27-year-old righty with a mid-90s fastball making his debut that late in his career doesn't inspire a lot of confidence in that particular arm. Bido struggled with a 5.86 ERA over 50.2 innings. He didn't have great stuff either, with an 8.5 K/9 and 3.7 BB/9. After the season, Bido elected free agency, looking to establish a bullpen spot elsewhere.

He signed with the Oakland Athletics and started the season in Triple-A Las Vegas before getting the call up for one appearance. He threw 2.2 innings, giving up four runs, walking two and striking out four. Bido is a depth arm, something that the team should have no problem replacing.

Yohan Ramirez, Los Angeles Dodgers

Ramirez is the definition of a journeyman reliever. Debuting in 2020 as a 25-year-old, hard-throwing righty, the now 29-year-old has played with six teams and is now on his seventh team. There is a lot to like in his profile, but he just hasn't been able to have sustained success.

Ramirez was claimed by the White Sox in November, then traded to the Mets for cash, then again traded to Baltimore for cash. Then the Orioles designated him for assignment, and he was claimed by the Mets. After a short stint, he was DFA'd and traded to the Dodgers for cash. Now that he is with the Dodgers, he will likely become an All-Star level closer as they go on to win an NL Pennant and World Series (half-joking).

Cody Bolton, Seattle Mariners

Another reliever that came up in the Pirates organization and debuted in 2023, Bolton struggled with the Bucs in limited action. In just 21.1 innings, he scuffled through a 6.3 BB/9 and a 6.33 ERA.

He was moved to the Mariners in a minor offseason trade. The Mariners turn out bullpen arms from nowhere ,and Bolton may be the next in line here. Bolton has gotten the walk issue under control (3.9 BB/9) and has been a solid contributor in 16 innings with a 4.50 ERA. This is an arm that the Pirates might regret letting go of, as he looks like he may have established himself as a solid reliever.