PEDRO FLORIMON RUMORS

Pirates beat Cubs in first game of doubleheader, inch closer to Cards

  Pedro Florimon scored on Starling Marte's sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday. Florimon entered as a pinch runner after Pedro Alvarez worked a leadoff walk against Justin Grimm (3-5). Florimon stole second and moved to third when the throw from catcher Jesus Montero rolled...
Via Associated Press
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Pirates bring infielder Pedro Florimon back to majors

MILWAUKEE (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates have selected the contract Pedro Florimon from the minors, bringing the infielder back for another tour in the big leagues this season. Florimon hit .105 with no homers and an RBI in 15 games in Pittsburgh. He was outrighted Aug. 25 to Triple-A Indianapolis, playing three games. Florimon was then assigned to the Pirates' rookie league team in...
Via Associated Press
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Last night’s hero is today’s DFA: A brief tribute to Pedro Florimon

When I was working on my recap last night, I couldn’t decide whether to use the above picture of Pedro Florimon in the post-game celebration or the amazing shot of Cervelli barrel-rolling into home plate with Gregory Polanco face down on the ground waving him home. In the end, the Cervelli/Polanco shot on the recap below was just too fantastic to not use, but I felt like I was...
Via WHYGAVS?
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Florimon walkoff? PEDRO FLORIMON WALKOFF

When a game ends this late, I have to recap in a jumbled form. But first, P-FLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO That, my friends, is #weirdbaseball. It does not get any more ridiculous than that. Florimon was 1 for 18 as a Pirate before that. With 10 strikeouts. And a popped up bunt in his previous AB that had him earning boos from the sparse crowd that remained. We know he’s on the team...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pirates promote infielder Pedro Florimon

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...
Via Associated Press
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Pedro Florimon is the latest random callup

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...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins' Plouffe to 15-day DL, Florimon recalled from Triple-A

Two Twins infielders suffered injuries in Saturday's loss to the Tigers. One of them has resulted in a trip to the disabled list. Minnesota announced Sunday that third baseman Trevor Plouffe has been placed on the 15-day DL with inflammation between a rib and the costal cartilage on his left side. Plouffe was injured in the seventh inning Saturday as he dove to make a play on a...
Via Fox Sports North
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins option Florimon, Hermann to Triple-A

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...
Via Fox Sports North
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Who's this Danny Santana guy?

One thing you can be sure of when you're a fan of a crappy baseball team is there will be people running in and out of the lineup you've never heard of all the time, and with the Twins' crappy options at shortstop given Pedro Florimon's inability to hit at all they've gone with the revolving door approach at the position.  I should have hit on Eduardo Nunez after they acquired him...
Via Down with Goldy
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Defense not a concern with Florimon but Twins hope his bat comes around

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...
Via Fox Sports North
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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