VIN MAZZARO RUMORS & GOSSIP
Righty Vin Mazzaro was selected from Indy on April 16 and joined the Pirates bullpen. Mazzaro, who's started 45 of his 69 games in the majors, was one of the last cuts in spring training camp. Mazzaro has made three appearances and has not allowed a run. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko caught up with Mazzaro recently.
MLB News: The Pittsburgh Pirates purchased the contract of Vin Mazzaro from Tripla-A Indianapolis on Tuesday. His role on the club is expected to be middle relief.
Fantasy Ramifications: None.
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Bryan Morris is going back to Triple-A.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have purchased the contract of Vin Mazzaro from Triple-A Indianapolis and have optioned Bryan Morris to Triple-A. More to come.
The Francisco Liriano deal was finalized today as a major league deal. To make room on the 40-man roster, the Pirates outrighted right-handed pitcher Vin Mazzaro to Triple-A. Mazzaro was acquired from the Kansas City Royals earlier in the off-season, along with Clint Robinson, in exchange for rookie ball pitchers Luis Santos and Luis Rico. Mazzaro was out of options. He will now...
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Born: September 27, 1986
Drafted: 3rd round, 101st overall, 2005 (Athletics)
How Acquired: Trade (from Athletics) with Clint Robinson for Luis Rico and Luis Sanchez
High School: Rutherford (NJ) HS
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When Mazzaro was drafted, he...
The Royals have traded right-hander Vin Mazzaro and first baseman Clint Robinson to the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league pitchers Luis Santos and Luis Rico.
Mazzaro was 4-3 with a 5.73 ERA for the Royals while filling in as a spot starter because of injuries last season. Robinson struck out twice in his first four major league at-bats. Both were designated for assignment on Nov...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals optioned Vin Mazzaro to Triple-A Omaha on Thursday.
Mazzaro gave up three runs and four hits in 2 1-3 innings Tuesday.
The move was announced before a game with the Seattle Mariners. Rookie right-hander Will Smith was recalled from Omaha and started.
Mazzaro is 3-3 with a 6.12 ERA in three stints with the Royals this season, allowing...
Vin Mazzaro's bad inning turned into a real bad night.
Mazzaro gave up six runs and eight hits, including an Adam Lind three-run homer, in the fourth inning of the Royals' 6-3 loss to the Blue Jays on Tuesday.
Mazzaro's final line in his spot start was 13 hits and six runs in 5 13 innings. In his previous start, June 22 against the Cardinals, Mazzaro was roughed up...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Vin Mazzaro was once penciled in as part of future Oakland Athletics rotations. He was a 2005 third-round pick of the A's and in their rotation in 2009-2010, making 35 starts, but he was traded to the Kansas City Royals for outfielder David DeJesus after the 2010 season. Mazzaro beat the A's 2-0 Sunday, holding them to four singles in six innings,...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Vin Mazzaro pitched six stellar innings and the Kansas City Royals beat punchless Oakland 2-0 Sunday, handing the Athletics their third shutout in four games.
Eric Hosmer homered as the Royals sent the A's to their 10th loss in 11 games.
Mazzaro (2-0), who pitched for the A's in 2009-10 before being traded to the Royals, allowed four singles, walked...