Live Pirates Trades Updates
4:16: @LangoschMLB: manager Russell says C Chris Snyder expected to join team on Monday in Pittsburgh
The Trade Deadline has offically ended, although more deals may pour through in th next little bit.
- The Pirates did trade LHP Javier Lopez to the Giants for RHP Joe Martinez and OF John Bowker.
- The Pirates traded Octavio Dotel to the Dodgers for James McDonald & Andrew Lambo
- @RobBiertempfel: Pirates milledge laughs and tells dotel in mock threatening tone: “I’ll see you next season”
3:45 @extrabaggs: CSN is reporting the Giants traded RHP Joe Martinez to the Pirates for LHP Javier Lopez
3:35: @Dejan_Kovacevic: Hearing Pirates might be on verge of trading LHP Javier Lopez.
3:27: @Dejan_Kovacevic: Pirates NOT expecting to trade Paul Maholm. Attention focused on Octavio Dotel, with several teams.
2:34: @jaysonst: Source says Pirates not sure they will get Octavio Dotel moved. Telling teams they’re fine w/ him as their closer this year & next.
2:20 PM: @LangoschMLB: With Ted Lilly to the Dodgers deal reportedly done, that would eliminate the Dodgers interest in Pirates LHP Paul Maholm
It’s offical: Pirates acquire SS Pedro Ciriaco, Chris Snyder & cash from D-backs 4 Ryan Church, Bobby Crosby & D.J. Carrasco.
- @LangoschMLB: Source says Pirates receiving $3 million from Dbacks in Snyder/Ciriaco – Church/Crosby/Carrasco trade
- Pirates recall infielders Argenis Diaz and Jeff Clement from Triple-A Indianapolis.
- Bucs also recall RHP Daniel McCutchen to start tonight.
- @Dejan_Kovacevic: Pirates GM, on Snyder: “quality catching option this year and next year … game-calling and receiving … will help our pitching staff.”
“Chris Snyder is a solid Major League player who will provide us with a quality catching option for this year and next year,” general manager Neal Huntington said. “He brings leadership to the club, along with a game calling and receiving ability that will help our pitching staff mature. Additionally he will add some home run power to our lineup.”
Tonight’s Starting Lineup 7/31 Pirates @ Cardinals: