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Pirates make a series of roster moves

The Pirates 25-man roster looked a little bit different on Sunday as the team welcomed two new faces into the dugout. Pittsburgh designated Jose Tabata and Chris Volstad for assignment and called ip Gorkys Hernandez and Steve Lombardozzi, according to The Pirates had been working with an eight man bullpen, but now the team has seven relievers and five bench players...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Pirates designate Tabata, Volstad for assignment

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates designated outfielder Jose Tabata for a second time on Sunday, a little more than a week after Tabata broke up Max Scherzer's bid for a perfect game. Tabata hit .289 in 27 games with Pittsburgh this season after beginning the year in Triple-A Indianapolis. Tabata, who signed a six-year extension with the Pirates in 2011, has struggled to stay...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Roster moves: Gorkys, Lombardozzi, Tabata, Volstad

#pirates have DFA’d Jose Tabata Chris Volstad also packing his things. Gorkys Hernandez on his way here. One other move coming. — Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) June 28, 2015 #pirates have called up Lombardozzi and Gorkys Hernandez. — Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) June 28, 2015 So it’s Hernandez and Lombardozzi up, while Tabata and Volstad go down. If you’re...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The Indians as the Anti-Royals

In an unexpected turn of events, the Royals are fighting with the Tigers to try to win the AL Central, which hasn’t escaped your attention. The Tigers have been hurt by Justin Verlander being replaced by Chris Volstad, and by Joe Nathan being also replaced by Chris Volstad. The Royals, meanwhile, have been helped by […]
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels Notes: Chris Volstad released to pursue opportunity in Korea

Signed to a minor league deal early in the offseason, right-hander Chris Volstad faced an uphill battle to make the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim out of spring training. Enticed with the attractive option of re-establishing himself abroad, the 27-year old is currently nearing a deal with the Doosan Bears of the Korean Baseball League, according to Dan Kurtz of Heard...
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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: breaking down Angels' interest in Tanaka, Volstad leaves Angels for Korea

The December 27th, 2013 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including breaking down Angels' interest in Tanaka, Volstad leaves Angels for Korea and much more... The Story: Breaking down each team's interest in Masahiro Tanaka. The Monkey Says: There is no doubt the Angels will be interested, the question is at what price point does their interest begin to wane...
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December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

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