The Pittsburgh Pirates have released right-handed pitcher Josh Stinson, who signed as a minor league free agent back in October. He was released so he could sign a one-year contract with Kia of the Korean League. Stinson has spent parts of four seasons in the majors, splitting time between the New York Mets, Milwaukee Brewers and Baltimore Orioles. He will make $500,000 this season in Korea.
RIGHT HANDED PITCHER
Born: March 14, 1988Height: 6’4″Weight: 210Bats: RightThrows: RightDrafted: 37th round, 1114nd overall, 2006 (Mets)How Acquired: Minor league free agentHigh School: Northwood (LA) HSAgent: Moye Sports Associates
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Stinson was drafted out of high school on the strength of a low-90s fastball with...
The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced the signing of free agent right-handed pitcher Josh Stinson to a minor league contract. They have also given him an invitation to Spring Training.
Stinson has pitched parts of four seasons in the majors, spending time with the New York Mets, Milwaukee Brewers and Baltimore Orioles. He made eight appearances for the Orioles this season, posting...