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Pittsburgh Pirates Active Roster

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League: National League
Stat Years Available: 1882-2017
Team Location: Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania

Ballparks:   PNC Park (2001-2016), Three Rivers Stadium (1970-2000), Forbes Field (1909-1970), Exposition Park (1903-1909)

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Organization Affiliates:MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB-NL)   AAA: Indianapolis Indians (IL)   AA: Altoona Curve (East)   A+: Bradenton Marauders (FSL)   A: West Virginia Power (SAL)   A-: West Virginia Black Bears (NYPL)   Rk: Bristol Pirates (App)   Rk: Dominican Pirates (DSL)   Rk: Gulf Coast Pirates (GCL)  

Affiliate History
Historical Matchup:
  • Active rosters are generally set at 25 players and does not include injuries. On September 1, active rosters are expanded to a maximum of 40 players where the players on the active roster must be on the team's 40-man roster.
  • The 25man date column refers to the date the player was added to the 25-man roster for this team. The date does not consider injuries or minor league rehab stints as an interruption of this date. The date indicates that a player joined this team's active roster on xxxx-xx-xx date and was not demoted or on a different team since. TBC only started tracking daily roster movement since May of 2012.
  • PitchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Joaquin BenoitRPActive40.0246-3205R-R200114.040UDFA2017-07-30Traded from Phillies to Pirates for Seth McGarry
    Steven BraultRPActive25.1126-1170L-L20160.037BAL: 2013-11-3392017-08-18Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
    Gerrit ColeSPActive26.3456-4215R-R20133.111PIT: 2011-1-12013-06-11Contract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA)
    Daniel HudsonRPActive30.1636-4215R-R20096.117CHA: 2008-5-1502016-12-19Signed to 2-year contract for 2017-2018 ($11m) 5.5--5.5
    George KontosRPActive32.0686-3215R-R20113.171NYA: 2006-5-1642017-08-05Claimed off waivers from Giants by Pirates
    Chad KuhlSPActive24.3436-3215R-R20160.079PIT: 2013-9-2692016-08-09Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
    Juan NicasioRPActive30.3536-3190R-R20115.084UDFA2015-12-15Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3m)
    Ivan NovaSPActive30.2196-4210R-R20106.024UDFA2016-12-22Signed to 3-year contract for 2017-2019 ($26m) 7--8.5--8.5 Signing Bonus $2m
    Felipe RiveroRPActive26.0456-0151L-L20151.162UDFA2016-07-31Traded from Pirates with Taylor Hearn to Nationals for Mark Melancon
    A.J. SchugelRPActive28.0536-0180R-R20151.004ANA: 2010-25-7742017-07-06Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
    Jameson TaillonSPActive25.2756-6225R-R20160.110PIT: 2010-1-22016-09-02Recalled from Bristol (Rk)
    Trevor WilliamsRPActive25.1166-3221R-R20160.027MIA: 2013-2-442016-09-06Contract purchased from minors
    CatchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Elias DiazCActive26.2756-1175R-R20150.167UDFA2017-08-15Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
    Chris StewartCActive35.1816-4200R-R20066.091CHA: 2001-12-3732014-04-19Activated from DL
    InfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Josh Bell1BActive25.0056-4195B-R20160.000PIT: 2011-2-612016-08-20Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
    David Freese3BActive34.1136-2220R-R20107.028SDN: 2006-9-2732016-03-12Signed to 1-year contract for 2016-2016 ($3m)
    Josh Harrison2B-3BActive30.0425-8175R-R20115.033CHN: 2008-6-1912013-07-10Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
    John Jaso1B-RFActive33.3356-2200L-R20087.032TBA: 2003-12-3382015-12-22Signed to 2-year contract for 2016-2017 ($8m) 4--4
    Jung-Ho Kang3BActive30.1366-0180R-R20152.000UDFABefore May '12Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($11m) Option for 2017 at $5.5m
    Jordy MercerSSActive30.3576-3190R-R20124.095PIT: 2008-3-792013-05-15Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
    Max MoroffSS Active24.0985-11190B-R20160.004PIT: 2012-16-4962017-08-17Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
    Sean Rodriguez1B-3BActive32.1156-0175R-R20087.133ANA: 2003-3-902017-08-05Traded from Braves to Pirates for Connor Joe
    OutfieldersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceServDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction (how he joined team)
    Adam FrazierLF-2BActive25.2495-10172L-R20160.101PIT: 2013-6-1792016-09-02Recalled from Bristol (Rk)
    Starling MarteCFActive28.3146-2190R-R20124.070UDFA2012-07-26Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)
    Andrew McCutchenRF-CFActive30.3135-11175R-R20097.123PIT: 2005-1-11Before May '12
    Jose OsunaRFActive24.2506-2213R-R20170.000UDFA2017-04-18Recalled from Indianapolis (AAA)


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