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Guerra returned to Pirates, placed on DL

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pirates announced Friday that Major League Baseball has voided the Cleveland Indians' waiver claim of right-handed reliever Deolis Guerra because of injury and Pittsburgh placed him on the 15-day disabled with left knee inflammation. Guerra appeared in 10 games with the Pirates this season, going 2-0 with a 6.48 ERA. To clear a spot on the 40-man roster the Pirates...
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August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians claim reliever Guerra off waivers from Pittsburgh

Cleveland Indians claim reliever Guerra off waivers from Pittsburgh The Indians have claimed reliever Deolis Guerra off waivers from Pittsburgh, the team announced Wednesday. Guerra, a 26-year-old rookie, went 2-0 with a 6.48 ERA in 10 appearances for the Pirates this season. He has recorded 17 strikeouts and only three walks in 16 2/3 innings pitched. The right-hander opened the...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Vance Worley DFA’d to make room for Joe Blanton

The Pirates just tweeted that it will be Vance Worley and not Deolis Guerra that will be designated for assignment to make room for Joe Blanton tonight. Since I spent most of my time assuming the Pirates were going to use Blanton in the Guerra role and that Guerra was the most likely to  be DFA to make room for Blanton, let’s take a few seconds and consider what’s going on with...
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Pirates TWIBB Notes for Week of 6-29-15 to 7-5-15

Here are your This Week in Buccos Baseball Notes for 6/29/15 thru 7/5/15, the 13th week of the Pittsburgh Pirates 2015 regular season.   Weekly result: 5 Wins and 1 Loss, 30 Runs Scored and 19 Runs Allowed.   Hero of the week: Neil Walker. The first half of the season has mostly been a disappointing struggle for Neil Walker – until this week that is. Walker was a man on fire...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Pirates' Guerra gets first career win

  Deolis Guerra didn't mind waiting 14 innings to collect his first career win. Besides, after 10 years in the Minors, what's a couple of hours or extra innings? "Unbelievable, amazing. It feels great," Guerra told "It's a moment I've waited for my whole life, and it finally came true." And the moment sure came at a time when the Pirates needed it. It's not as if Guerra...
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Game 76: Pirates 5 Tigers 4

Somehow, a game that Gerrit Cole left in the seventh inning with a 4-2 lead turned into a story about Deolis Guerra and Gorkys Hernandez. Actually, “somehow” is the wrong word because we know exactly how it happened: a two-run JD Martinez home run off of Tony Watson in the seventh inning. Regardless, on to Guerra, Hernandez, and a little bit of Neil Walker. The Pirates have played...
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Pirates' Guerra finally gets his call

After nine long years in the Minor Leagues, Deolis Guerra has found himself on a Major League roster. When the Pirates put Rob Scahill on the 15-day disabled list, Guerra – a right-handed reliever – was called upon to take his place. “I was having a good season down here (at Indianapolis), but I wasn't expecting the call today because this ballclub is doing such a great...
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June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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