Yesterday the Pirates had several players rehabbing over at Pirate City. Tony Watson threw an inning in one of the minor league games, while Charlie Morton threw a bullpen and live batting practice, and Ali Solis took live batting practice. I spoke with all three players after their work. I’ve been under the weather the last two days, so here is the delayed update.
The Pirates are playing the Yankees over at McKechnie Field. Here at Pirate City, the Pirates are playing the Yankees minor league teams. The A-ball teams are home today, featuring a lot of interesting hitting prospects. A group of hitters just came over from McKechnie, so they’ll probably be jumping in to take at-bats each inning. I saw Ali Solis in uniform, so it looks like he’ll...
According to the MLB.com transactions page, the Pittsburgh Pirates have outrighted catcher Ali Solis to Triple-A. Solis was claimed off of waivers last week from the Padres, apparently for the sole purpose of the Pirates trying to put him through waivers and send him to Indianapolis.
He didn’t look like much more than catching depth when he was claimed, and this move isn’t much...
Born: September 29, 1987
Signed: Int’l Free Agent, 2005 (Padres)
How Acquired: Waiver Claim (from Padres)
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The Pirates claimed Solis off waivers from San Diego. He appears to have been nothing more than an organizational catcher...
The Pirates claimed pitcher Chad Beck and catcher Ali Solis off waivers on Thursday. Jeff Clement and Eric Fryer were designated for assignment to make room for Beck and Solis on the 40-man roster. Obviously, these are pretty minuscule moves in the grand scheme of things, but I’ll briefly break them down anyway.
Beck is a 27 year old reliever that was recently DFA by the Blue...
Matt Andriese leads The Storm to their 7th straight win with 7 shutout innings. The Missions eek out an 11 inning win over Frisco behind big performances from Nathan Freiman and Ali Solis. Tucson Padres DNPSan Antonio Missions 6, Frisco Rough Riders 5 Reymond Fuentes-CF: 2-5, Run scored, K Cody Decker-RF: 1-4, BB, 2b, run scored, 2 K’s Jeudy Valdez-SS: 2-6, 2b, RBI, Run scored...