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David Bednar looked fired up tonight. The Pittsburgh Pirates closer entered the 5-2 game in the ninth inning and delivered three 97 MPH fastballs to Nick Castellanos. All three went for strikes, with the last two swinging....
Paul Skenes has now thrown 9.1 scoreless innings. He's struck out 19 batters in that time. He's allowed two walks and four hits. What he hasn't done is pitch much more than three innings per start. On...

Raynor designated for assignment to make room for Karstens

Jeff Karstens, expected to start on Tuesday night, has been added to the 40-man roster. To make room for him, John Raynor was designated for assignment.

Penn makes team; Vazquez released

Dejan Kovacevic reports that Hayden Penn has likely made the opening day roster. UPDATE (12:40 PM): From the same link, Dejan adds that Ramon Vazquez...

Huntington: Raynor in front of Moss

Dejan Kovacevic reports that Rule 5 pick-up John Raynor is currently ahead of Brandon Moss in the battle for the final bench spot.

Do not overlook internal options

Pirate fans have mostly supported adding a second-rate free agent to team with Garrett Jones in covering the right field/first base spots. Even...

Pirates add OF Raynor in Rule 5 draft

In a somewhat surprising move, the Pirates selected outfielder John Raynor in the Rule 5 draft this morning. Raynor will be 26 next...