The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed catcher Nevin Ashley and right-handed pitcher Cody Eppley to minor league contracts, which include invitations to Major League spring training as non-roster players.
Born: August 14, 1984
Drafted: 6th Round, 169th Overall, 2006 (Devil Rays)
How Acquired: Minor League Free Agent
College: Indiana State Univ.
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Ashley appeared to be a solid all-around catching prospect with the Rays for a while, but got derailed...
The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced the signings of Catcher Nevin Ashley and RHP Cody Eppley to MiLB deals. The @Pirates have signed catcher Nevin Ashley and RHP Cody Eppley to minor league contracts, which includes spring training invites. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) November 26, 2013 Ashley is depth. With Tony Sanchez potentially becoming the…
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And one person close to the situation, who asked not to be mentioned by name, says this could mean pre-game shows for all 150 Rays games on those networks this season. Previously, only the home games would have a pre-game show.
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Nevin Ashley has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Durham.
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Rays catcher Nevin Ashley cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times tweets.
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The Rays designated catcher Nevin Ashley for assignment today, removing him from the 40-man roster. The move was necessary to open a spot for Luke Scott.
In all likelihood, we haven’t seen the end of Nevin, or his wife Ashley Ashley. Chances are he will clear waivers and accept an assignment to Durham with an invitation to spring training.
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The Rays designated catcher Nevin Ashley for assignment to create roster space for Luke Scott, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times tweets. The team's 40-man roster remains full.
Ashley, 27, posted a .263/.358/.384 line in 444 plate appearances for the Rays' Double-A and Triple-A affiliates in 2011. The 2006 sixth rounder has a .260/.353/.378 line in parts of six pro seasons...