KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates have selected the contract of Pedro Florimon from Triple-A Indianapolis and inserted him into the lineup at shortstop Wednesday against the Kansas City Royals. Florimon hit .254 with two home runs, 18 RBIs and 20 runs in 60 games with Indianapolis. Florimon was the Minnesota Twins' starting shortstop in 2013, hitting .221 in 134 games...
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And he’s your new starting shortstop. Here’s our lineup for game 3 in KC. http://t.co/yVeeycpKAS#LetsGoBucspic.twitter.com/9huHyKsfiw — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) July 22, 2015 Florimon is another “depth” (I use that term VERY lightly) guy that can probably field, but can’t hit at all. It doesn’t help that Francisco Cervelli is still out (hopefully just a day-to...
There are several players in the Pirates’ lineup tonight that if you added their batting averages together, you might get one decent baseball player. Things are in such a state that starting Pedro Florimon, who was last seen in Minnesota hitting .092/.179/.132 last year, doesn’t seem like an awful idea. Good luck, Charlie Morton. This concludes my preview of tonight’s game.
The Twins' game of roster roulette continues. Shortly after their 9-4 loss Thursday at Cleveland, the team optioned shortstop Pedro Florimon and catcher/outfielder Chris Hermann to Triple-A Rochester. The move came just hours after they placed outfielder Sam Fuld on the 7-day disabled list and recalled Eduardo Nunez from the Red Wings. The team said corresponding moves will be made...
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- When the Minnesota Twins departed Fort Myers for the regular season, they did so knowing the same thing they always have about Pedro Florimon. The team's starting shortstop "can pick it," as manager Ron Gardenhire likes to say of the Dominican Republic native. But can he hit? "Sometimes, he's good," Gardenhire said. "Sometimes he's not so good, offensively. So...
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