Yamaico At Fenway (AP Photo)There was a time when Yamaico Navarro was considered a sure thing to be a fixture in the Red Sox infield. Boston signed him as an amateur free agent out of San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic in 2005. He ended up playing only 36 total games in Carmine Hose, hitting a paltry .177. In a productive move, the Sox traded him to the Royals for Mike Aviles...
I regret to inform you this will probably be the last meaningful post I make about Yamaico Navarro. Honestly though, I’m not sure I’ve ever made a meaningful post about Yamacio Navarro. I guess the most I ever really wrote about him was the recap of the stupid trade that brought him to the Pirates.…
RIGHT HANDED PITCHER
Born: February 8, 1993
Signed: Int’l Free Agent, 2009 (Orioles)
How Acquired: Trade from Orioles (for Yamaico Navarro)
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The Pirates acquired Medina for Yamaico Navarro, who’d been designated for assignment...
The Baltimore Orioles have acquired infielder Yamaico Navarro from the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league pitcher Jhondaniel Medina.
The 25-year-old Navarro hit .160 with one homer and four RBIs in 29 games with Pittsburgh last season. He is a career.279 hitter over seven minor league seasons.
Medina is a 19-year-old right-hander who pitched primarily in the Gulf Coast League...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2012
Chris Resop has been traded to the Athletics.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have made two trades, dealing Yamaico Navarro and Chris Resop in separate deals, both announced by a team press release. They dealt Navarro to the Orioles for Jhondaniel Medina, and dealt Resop to the Athletics for Zach Thornton.
Medina has pitched as high as short-season A-ball, although he only had four innings...
The team’s official statement from Pirates’ GM Neal Huntington and Indians’ GM Cal Burleson via Kristy Robinson:
“The Indianapolis Indians and Pittsburgh Pirates regret that Yamaico Navarro was arrested for driving under the influence in Indianapolis on Wednesday night. We are thankful that this situation did not result in injury to anyone or in damage to any property...
The #Pirates have recalled INF Jordy Mercer from AAA Indy & have optioned INF Yamaico Navarro to Triple-A.
— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) May 29, 2012
I definitely approve of this move. And hopefully it means that Mercer will be replacing Clint Barmes as the Pirates’ every day short stop for the foreseeable future, relegating Barmes to the bench.
Mercer, 25, was the Pirates’...
The playoffs continue in Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, with a few Pirates’ players and friends…
PUERTO RICAN LEAGUE
Criollos de Caguas 5, Leones de Ponce 4
Ponce scored early, but Los Criollos came from behind to take the win. Los Leones’ first batter of the game put them onto the scoreboard with a solo home run. The 2nd inning began with a single, followed...
Pounders has been traded to Kansas City for Yamaico Navarro.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired infielder Yamaico Navarro from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for right handed pitcher Brooks Pounders and infielder Diego Goris. The Royals were shopping Navarro to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for a Rule 5 pick. The Pirates will announce a corresponding move tomorrow to...
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The Pirates’ Twitter account announced this evening that the Pirates have acquired infielder Yamaico Navarro from the Kansas City Royals for 2009 2nd round pick, RHP Brooks Pounders and infielder Diego Goris.
Navarro is 24 years old and has played in 42 ML games between the Red Sox and the Royals and was the Red Sox’ 12 ranked prospect heading into the 2011 season. He looks to...