Pirates sign Julio to a minor league deal
The Pirates signed Jorge Julio to a minor league contract on Monday. The deal does NOT include an invite to spring training.
Julio has spent the last nine seasons with eight different ball clubs. The soon to be 32-year-old has 99 career saves and a 4.43 career ERA.
He posted a 1.95 ERA with 22 strikeouts in 27 innings during winter ball in Venezuela this season.