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Brewers trade Aramis Ramirez to the Pirates

Having been in the for infield help after losing Josh Harrison and Jordy Mercer to injuries that will likely keep both out until September, the Pittsburgh Pirates added a solid veteran presence on Thursday. Media reports indicated earlier in the day that Pittsburgh was on the verge of acquiring former All-Star third baseman Aramis Ramirez from the Milwaukee Brewers. Those reports...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Harrison has surgery, expected to miss seven weeks

Josh Harrison had surgery on his left thumb Wednesday and is expected to miss roughly seven weeks, according to Harrison suffered a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his thumb while sliding into second base on Sunday. "It's always tough to sit out. But we've got a good team," Harrison told "[Pirates manager Clint Hurdle] has said it before: It's going...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates place Josh Harrison on disabled list with left thumb injury

The Pittsburgh Pirates were dealt a significant blow on Monday, when they placed third baseman Josh Harrison on the 15-day disabled list with a left thumb injury. The 27-year-old Harrison, who went to his first All-Star Game in 2014, injured the thumb while sliding into second base in the seventh inning of Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Indians, which the Pirates won 5-3....
Via OutsidePitchMLB
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Harrison out six weeks with thumb injury

Travis Ishikawa, who was claimed off waivers from San Francisco yesterday, will take Harrison’s place on the 25-man active roster. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 6, 2015 Welp. That’s not good. While Harrison hasn’t exactly been tearing it up this season, he’s remained an importance piece of the everyday lineup, and losing him costs the Pirates a lot of flexibility...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates place Harrison on disabled list

The Pittsbugh Pirates have placed Josh Harrison on the 15 day disabled list with a torn ligament in his thumb, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Harrison injured himself in Sunday's game and was removed from the game early. The Pirates infielder is hitting .279 with four homers and 22 RBIs this season. Travis Ishikawa will take Harrison's spot on the roster. (h/t Pittsbugh...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Harrison out six weeks with torn thumb ligaments

Josh Harrison has torn thumb ligaments. Out 6 weeks. #pirates. — Rob Biertempfel (@BiertempfelTrib) July 6, 2015 Yikes. Snap reaction: this puts an awful lot of pressure on both Jung Ho Kang and Gregory Polanco to up their game at the plate. More later when I have time to fully digest it.
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates extend Josh Harrison

Last season was Josh Harrison’s fourth season in the majors though just his first full season. It was also the best season of his entire career at any level. In 550 plate appearances he hit 315/347/490 (.365 wOBA, 137 wRC+) with 13 home runs and 18 stolen bases. He also played 3B, 2B, SS, LF, and RF.  Today the Pirates rewarded Harrison with a 4 year extension worth $27.3 million...
Via The Outside Corner
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Harrison beats rundown with crazy baserunning

Here is a GIF of the botched rundown/blown call by the umpires #Mets — #ImWithTowels (@MetsKevin11) June 28, 2014 Pirates outfielder Josh Harrison is one hell of a baserunner. On Friday’s game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets, Harrison displayed one of the most amazing base running plays you’ll ever see. In the 10th inning of a tie game...
Via The Garbage Time
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Why Josh Harrison has been the biggest surprise

Josh Harrison Right field wasn’t exactly a power position for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Both Jose Tabata and Travis Snider were struggling, but then Josh Harrison worked his way into the starting role. The Cincinnati native has often been ridiculed by fans. Many questioned why he was even on the roster and thought he would never be anything more than a minor league baseball player...
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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