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Pirates Announce Ten Minor League Free Agent Signings

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced ten minor league free agent signings. The following six players will receive an invitation to Spring Training. RHP Collin Balester LHP Jeremy Bleich RHP Deolis Guerra RHP Brad Lincoln INF Gustavo Nunez RHP Blake Wood We heard about Lincoln today, and Balester has been known for a while. He spent the 2014 season rehabbing in the Pirates’ farm system...
Via Pirates Prospects
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates Sign Brad Lincoln

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed right-handed pitcher Brad Lincoln to a minor league contract. Lincoln was the Pirates first round draft pick in 2006, taken fourth overall. He was dealt to the Toronto Blue Jays for Travis Snider at the 2012 trade deadline. Lincoln pitched in the Phillies organization this year, making two relief appearances in the majors. He allowed three runs...
Via Pirates Prospects
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Erik Kratz "Never Thought" Phillies Would Trade Him; Happy To Be In World Series

The Phillies were looking for pitching depth in the 2014 offseason. The team felt that they could get it in the form of right-handed pitcher Brad Lincoln. So, the Phillies shipped their backup catcher Erik Kratz and prospect Rob Rasmussen to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for Kratz. While...
Via Philliedelphia
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Hot/Cold List: Lincoln, Altherr, Perkins, Quinn, Franco, Rupp

The latest semi-weekly rundown of your top performers from the Phillies developmental ranks and those that aren’t doing so well is back. In this edition we look at all four full-season clubs. Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs- Who’s hot… Right-hander Brad Lincoln has pitched 13 scoreless innings over his last two starts while allowing just four total hits in those outings....
Via Phillies Nation
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lincoln Clears Waivers, Pettibone Recalled

Lincoln will head to Allentown while Pettibone makes his 2014 return to the Majors tonight. Photo: Philly.com According to multiple reports, the Phillies have outrighted RHP reliever Brad Lincoln to Triple-A Lehigh Valley and have recalled Jonathan Pettibone. Lincoln was acquired on December 3, 2013 for catcher Erik Kratz and LHP Rob Rasmussen. Lincoln was a first-round draft choice...
Via Phillies Nation
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

More Phillies Moves: Brad Lincoln Out, Jon Pettibone In For Tonight's Game

The Phillies announced yesterday that Jonathan Pettibone would start tonight's game at home against the Miami Marlins. The Phillies had to make room on the roster, and of the Phillies relievers, Mario Hollands, B.J. Rosenberg, Justin De Fratus, and Jake Diekman had minor league options remaining. However, the did so...
Via Philliedelphia
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies get Brad Lincoln from Toronto and add Wil Nieves

 The Philadelphia Phillies struggled with both injuries and performance from their pitching staff this past season.  In attempts to improve their staff in 2014, the Phillies added an arm Tuesday night when they traded catcher Erik Kratz to the Toronto Blue Jays for Brad Lincoln. As reported by Todd Zolecki of MLB.com, the Blue Jays had plenty of depth in their bullpen, which...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies make solid buy low acquisition with Brad Lincoln

On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Phillies did something that blew my mind: they acquired a player that may improve their team a good bit in 2014, and gave up next to nothing to get him. Ruben Amaro's club acquired reliever Brad Lincoln from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for backup catcher Erik Kratz and Rob Rasmussen, who didn't throw a pitcher as a member of the Phillies...
Via The Outside Corner
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Goodbye Kratz, Hello Lincoln

With the addition of new backup catcher Wil Nieves, Amaro wasted no time in swapping the unneeded Erik Kratz for relief help.  That "help" comes in the form of ex-Pirate, Brad Lincoln. Lincoln was with the Toronto Blue Jays, but now becomes the newest Phucco (Phillies + Bucco = Phucco, for those of you not in the know).  He is a 28 year old righty that owns a 4.66 ERA...
Via We Should Be GM's
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Phils trade C Kratz to Blue Jays for RHP Lincoln

The Philadelphia Phillies traded catcher Erik Kratz and left-hander Rob Rasmussen to the Toronto Blue Jays for righty Brad Lincoln on Tuesday night. Lincoln will compete for a spot in Philadelphia's bullpen. He was 1-2 with a 3.98 ERA in 22 games for Toronto in 2013. He had 25 strikeouts in 31 2-3 innings and pitched more than one inning in 13 of his 22 relief appearances. The...
Via AP on Fox
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Acquire RH Lincoln from Toronto for Kratz

Amid the flurry of moves throughout the major leagues today, the Phillies got involved by acquiring Brad Lincoln from the Toronto Blue Jays for Erik Kratz and lefty Rob Rasmussen. Lincoln, 28, had a 3.98 ERA in 22 appearances with the Jays last season. He doesn’t strike many guys out, averaging 7.1-per-nine in 2013, and struggled after being dealt to Toronto from Pittsburgh in...
Via Phillies Nation
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Acquire RHP Brad Lincoln From Toronto

In a trade that sends catcher Erik Kratz and Rob Rasmussen to Toronto, the Phillies have acquired pitcher Brad Lincoln. Lincoln has spent most of his career in Pittsburgh but was traded to Toronto in 2012. He split time between Toronto and Triple-A Buffalo last season putting up great numbers...
Via Philliedelphia
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Somehow Yankees Trade Chad Qualls to the Pirates...and Get Someone Back

Wikipedia Commons  (No way do I want to re-live him in a Phillies Uniform) Interesting - the Pirates replaced Brad Lincoln by acquiring Chad Qualls from the Yankees, reports Joel Sherman of the New York Post. They got infielder Casey McGehee in return.  With Gaby Sanchez joining the Pirates he was expendable. I sure wish the Phillies had gotten that return.
Via Philliedelphia
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Daniel McCutchen to Join Pirates Bullpen

According to a source, right-handed reliever Daniel McCutchen is expected to join Pittsburgh to replace Brad Lincoln’s spot in the bullpen. McCutchen posted a 3.40 ERA over 45.0 innings this season at Triple-A. Lincoln was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays last night in a deal that sent outfielder Travis Snider to the Pirates.
Via Pirates Prospects
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Brad Lincoln – Yankee Hunter

By now you’ve read that the Pirates are allowing Brad Lincoln to explore the wonders of Yonge Street and Casa Loma in Toronto in exchange for giving Travis Snider the opportunity to eat at Primanti’s and gape in awe at Fallingwater. My snap reaction is that I would have loved this trade in 2010 for the Pirates.  Taking away the context, the Pirates traded a reliever for a young...
Via Pirates Prospects
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

The trade deadline is upon us

After swapping Brad Lincoln for Travis Snider last night, I'm guessing that Neal Huntington has fired most of his major trade deadline bullets. There was some thought amongst Pirate fans (not any actual rumors connected to this, just speculation after the Snider trade) last night that Huntington may now flip Starling Marte in a bigger deal since he has another young outfielder...
Via WHYGAVS?
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

First Pitch: Why I Like the Travis Snider Trade

The Pirates acquired outfielder Travis Snider tonight for reliever Brad Lincoln. My immediate reaction was that I loved the move. Snider is a young outfielder who profiles as a left-handed power hitter. He’s been hitting well this year in Triple-A, and has been solid since his call up to the majors a few weeks ago. Lincoln has been dominant as a reliever this year, but the potential...
Via Pirates Prospects
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Did Alex Anthopolous Just Make a Bad Trade?

There’s been a lot to like about Alex Anthopolous’ work so far as the Toronto Blue Jays General Manager. On Monday night, he traded Travis Snider, a 24-year-old outfielder dripping with power, for Brad Lincoln, a 27-year-old maybe-reliever maybe-starter in the midst of a career season in the Pirates bullpen. Twitter was incredulous and awarded Neal Huntington the win immediately...
Via Fangraphs
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jays, Pirates swap Snider for Lincoln

Last week, I mentioned that the Blue Jays had a very interesting trade chip in Travis Snider. Late tonight, Toronto cashed in that trade chip, sending Snider to Pittsburgh for Brad Lincoln.  On the surface, this doesn't seem like very good value for Snider. Lincoln's "just a reliever", but a good one, He's been a crucial part of Pittsburgh's bullpen...
Via The Outside Corner
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Pirates trade Brad Lincoln to Blue Jays for Travis Snider

Well…this certainly came out of nowhere. Just after midnight on MLB’s deadline day, the Pirates sent Brad Lincoln to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for outfielder Travis Snider. “Who the heck is Travis Snider??” you ask? He’s a 24-year old outfielder that his hit for an OK .247/.305/.429 line in just over 900 PA’s over parts of five seasons. Yes, parts of five seasons...
Via Raise the Jolly Roger!
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Pirates trade RHP Lincoln to Toronto for OF Snider

The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded pitcher Brad Lincoln to the Toronto Blue Jays for outfielder Travis Snider. Snider was pulled after the sixth inning of Monday night's game at Seattle. The Blue Jays and Pirates announced the deal shortly thereafter. Snider went 1 for 2 with a walk in his final game for Toronto. The 24-year-old began the day batting .235 with three home runs...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Trade Travis Snider to Pirates for Brad Lincoln

Red Sox foe Travis Snider is heading to the National League, where he won't be facing Boston quite as often. Snider is headed to Pittsburgh for a pennant race with the Pirates, who are looking to add some offense in support of superstar Andrew McCutcheon. In exchange, Toronto will receive 27-year-old pitcher Brad Lincoln. Lincoln is 4-2 with a 2.73 ERA out of the bullpen this...
Via NESN.com
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Pirates Trade Brad Lincoln to Toronto for Travis Snider

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired outfielder Travis Snider from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for right-hander Brad Lincoln. The 24-year-old Snider was Toronto’s first round selection in the 2006 First Year Player Draft and made his Major League debut with the Blue Jays in 2008. The left-handed hitter entered tonight’s action with a.235 average, three homers and eight...
Via Pirates Prospects
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Pirates trade Brad Lincoln to the Blue Jays for Travis Snider

#Bluejays have traded Snider to the #Pirates for RHP Brad Lincoln.#Jays — Mike Wilner (@Wilnerness590) July 31, 2012 Hold on while I pull myself together.
Via WHYGAVS?
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Pirates Looking For a Bat, Bidding on Victorino

Following the trade for Wandy Rodriguez, the Pittsburgh Pirates are now going for a hitter. Danny Knobler of CBS Sports reports that the Pirates are seeking help at first base or the outfield. Rob Biertempfel reports that the Pirates asked for Shane Victorino, but talks were hung up when Philadelphia asked for Brad Lincoln. Biertempfel reports the Pirates were offering Jared Hughes...
Via Pirates Prospects
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss
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