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Roster move: Lambo out, Lombardozzi in

The Pirates have selected INF/OF Steve Lombardozzi from Triple-A Indy & have placed Andrew Lambo on the 15-Day DL (retro to May 4). — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) May 6, 2015 It’s anybody’s guess as to whether or not that’s a legitimate injury for Lambo, who was struggling so badly in his limited role that the Pirates had to do something soon….but we’ve suspected...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew Lambo < 500

Every once in a while, there’s a time dilation effect with prospects that makes it hard to properly figure out exactly what sort of player you have on your hands. Andrew Lambo hasn’t been on a Top 100 prospects list since 2009. He actually first hit Double-A and played in the Arizona Fall League the year before that in 2008. The Pirates traded for him at the deadline in the James...
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Be patient Pirates fans, Tallion, Polanco and Lambo will be up soon

Three games into the season and the Pirates are 2-1. Many Pirates fans who have been upset with the Pirates lack of offseason moves have been begging the organization to give players like Andrew Lambo, Gregory Polanco and Jameson Tallion chances to spice up the team. Even after impressive spring trainings from all of them, the Pirate’s front office appears to be content with keeping...
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates send Andrew Lambo, among others, to minor league camp

The Pirates reassigned Andrew Lambo, Jared Hughes, Jaff Decker, and a eight other players were all sent to Triple-A or other minor league camps this morning. There isn't really much news beyond Lambo's reassignment, which has only really seemed like a possibility in the last week or so. I wrote quite a bit about this and why I think time spent on Ishikawa is just wasted time...
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

News and notes: Trade rumors, Stewart/Sanchez, Lambo

This looked like it was going to be a mostly drama-free spring for the Pirates — and to this point, I would say it still has been — but recently a few issues have popped up that could cause the Bucs to make some last minute changes. Opening Day is less than two weeks away now, so it’s getting close to roster-crunch time. There are some trade rumors surrounding Vin Mazzaro...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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