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Crew signs veteran sinkerballer Hughes

After pitching against the Brewers 36 times over the past five seasons, Jared Hughes is looking forward to pitching for them in 2017. The veteran sinkerballer passed a physical exam on Sunday morning and signed a one-year deal, finalizing Milwaukee's Opening Day roster.
26 days ago

Sources: Hughes, Brewers agree to deal

It appears as though Jared Hughes is staying in the National League Central. According to two sources, Hughes has agreed to a deal with the Brewers, though the club has not confirmed. The deal is expected to be announced Sunday, when Milwaukee must announce its roster for Monday's season-opener
26 days ago

Brewers Nearing Deal With Jared Hughes

The Brewers are nearing an agreement with free agent right-hander Jared Hughes, reports Mark Feinsand of (Twitter link). Hughes came available when the NL Central rival Pirates released him Thursday.
Via MLB Trade Rumors
26 days ago

Hughes emotional, grateful after release

The Pirates cut ties Wednesday morning with veteran reliever Jared Hughes, informing the sinkerballer that the club intended to release him. "I consider Pittsburgh family," Hughes said in a phone interview Wednesday afternoon. "It was a wonderful opportunity, and I feel thankful for it."
29 days ago

Pirates release veteran righty Hughes

The Pirates released right-hander Jared Hughes on Wednesday.
March 29, 2017

Jared Hughes, Drew Hutchison avoid arbitration with Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) Right-handers Jared Hughes and Drew Hutchison agreed to one-year contracts with the Pittsburgh Pirates and avoided salary arbitration. Hughes gets $2,825,000 under Thursday's deal, up from $2,175,000 last year. Hutchison receives $2.3 million, a raise of $100,000. The reliable Hughes has been a stabilizing force in the middle of the bullpen, where he often works...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Wild way to end a streak

Well….if you went to sleep with the Pirates ahead 2-0 and looking good yet again, you certainly got an unpleasant surprise this morning. The offense completely stopped producing, Jared Hughes lost the lead, and then in the ninth, Rob Scahill set himself up for disaster, nearly escaped it, then indeed suffered a disaster: a two out walk off grand slam. Normally you wouldn’t...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jared Hughes < 500

This is what I think is great about Jared Hughes: there’s an awfully good chance that he’s walking proof that the Pirates’ front office is a step ahead of most analysis about the relationship between pitching and defense. Over the course of his Pirate career, Hughes has pitched in 170 games and thrown 183 innings. He’s struck out 119 batters and he’s walked 61. He keeps...
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pirates TWIBB Notes for Week of 8-11-14 thru 8-17-14

Here are your This Week in Buccos Baseball Notes for 8/11/14 thru 8/17/14, the 20th week of the Pittsburgh Pirates 2014 baseball season.   Weekly result: 2 wins and 5 Losses, 33 Runs Scored and 36 Runs Allowed   Hero of the week: Travis Snider. Lunch Box hit safely in every game this week going 11 for 26. Snider found his power stroke against the Detroit pitching staff. He took...
Via Hidden Vigorish
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The best defensive plays for the week ending July 22nd

Short week? That’s OK. There was still plenty of great defense to hold us over. July 19th, Rockies vs Pirates – Jared Hughes’ quick double play. This line drive off the bat of Charlie Blackmon was just mere inches away from tying the game. Instead, Jared Hughes snared the liner and fired it over to third to finish the inning ending double play. Talk about bad luck for the...
Via The Outside Corner
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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