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Minor League Schedule: 4/22/13

Top prospect Jameson Taillon will get his fourth start of the season tonight, looking to build on what has already been an impressive start to his year. West Virginia has off today. For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers Chart. We have added a Recent Transactions section to the bottom of this page, for all Pirates minor...
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April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates sign Waldrop to minor league contract

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Kyle Waldrop (pronounced WALLdrup) to a minor league contract with an invitation to Major League spring training.
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Kyle Waldrop

KYLE WALDROP RIGHT HANDED PITCHER Born: October 27, 1985 Height: 6’5″ Weight: 220 Bats: Right Throws: Right Drafted: 1st Round, 25th overall pick, 2004 (Twins) How Acquired: Minor League Free Agent High School: Farragut HS (Knoxville, TN) Agent: N/A WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES Waldrop fits the standard Twins’ template for a pitcher:  he’s a big guy...
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January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates Sign Kyle Waldrop

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed right-handed pitcher Kyle Waldrop, per a team press release. Waldrop has pitched 32.1 innings in the majors with the Twins. He has a 3.62 ERA in that time frame, but pretty unimpressive secondary numbers. His K/9 and BB/9 are both 3.3. The 6′ 5″, 220 pound pitcher spent his entire career with the Twins. In his time in Triple-A he had a 3.21...
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January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

RHP Waldrop recalled by Twins from Triple-A

The Minnesota Twins have recalled right-hander Kyle Waldrop from Triple-A Rochester. Waldrop, a first-round pick in 2004, was in uniform for the Twins' game at Texas on Friday night. Outfielder Matt Carson was optioned to Rochester. Carson hit .381 in five games with the Twins. It will be Waldrop's second stint with the Twins this season. He had 24 appearances at Rochester...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Waldrop called up, Carson sent down by Twins

In need of bullpen help, the Minnesota Twins recalled right-hander Kyle Waldrop from Triple-A Rochester on Friday. To make room for Waldrop on the 25-man roster, Minnesota optioned outfielder Matt Carson to Rochester.Waldrop spent the beginning of the season on the disabled list with a right elbow strain and has appeared in just four games this year with Minnesota. He gave up a pair...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins activate Capps from DL, option Waldrop

Prior to the first game back from the All-Star break, the Minnesota Twins will reinstate closer Matt Capps from the 15-day disabled list. To make room for Capps on the roster, the Twins will option right-handed reliever Kyle Waldrop to Triple-A Rochester. Capps went on the DL on June 25 after dealing with inflammation in his right shoulder. He made two appearances with High-A Fort...
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July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Waldrop's 2012 debut an up-and-down outing

MINNEAPOLIS For Kyle Waldrop, this day should have happened months ago.The right-handed reliever seemed like a sure bet to make the Minnesota Twins' 25-man roster out of spring training. But a right elbow strain landed him on the disabled list to start the season, and his opportunity for a spot on the opening-day roster was gone.Finally, after a lengthy rehab process that began...
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June 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Twins recall RHP Waldrop, option Manship

MINNEAPOLIS The Minnesota Twins optioned right-hander Jeff Manship to Triple-A Rochester and recalled right-hander Kyle Waldrop after Wednesday's game. Waldrop will join the Twins for Friday's series opener against Kansas City.Manship allowed three runs on five hits in one inning of relief in Wednesday's 12-5 loss to the White Sox. It raised his ERA on the season to...
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June 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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