Thu, 30 May 2013 18:39:34 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said RPs Justin Wilson, Tony Watson and Vin Mazzaro could be used in the eighth inning moving forward in case RP Mark Melancon gets used too often.
Tue, 09 Apr 2013 21:06:09 -0700
If Pittsburgh Pirates SP Wandy Rodriguez (hamstring) cannot pitch Sunday, April 14, and the team looks for a fill-in option on the big-league club, Ps Chris Leroux, Jeanmar Gomez and Justin Wilson might be candidates to start.
Sat, 01 Sep 2012 09:51:30 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up Ps Jeff Locke and Justin Wilson and C Eric Fryer from Triple-A Indianapolis. They have also selected the contracts of P Chris Leroux and INF Brock Holt from Indianapolis.
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:47:45 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Jeff Locke, who could be among the first wave of September call-ups, could take the rotation spot of recently released SP Erik Bedard. The Pirates outrighted 1B Jeff Clement to Single-A Bradenton and sent SS Chase d'Arnaud to Bradenton as well. However, both players will return to the majors Monday, Sept. 3. C Eric Fryer and P Justin Wilson are expected to be recalled this weekend, too. 3Bs Yamaico Navarro and Matt Hague and Ps Chris Leroux, Evan Meek and Bryan Morris are other possibilities.
Tue, 21 Aug 2012 15:31:52 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled RP Daniel McCutchen from Triple-A Indianapolis and activated RP Chad Qualls from the bereavement list Tuesday, Aug. 21. Ps Kyle McPherson and Justin Wilson were optioned to Indy in corresponding moves.
Mon, 20 Aug 2012 15:49:23 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Kevin Correia has been tabbed to start against the San Diego Padres Monday, Aug. 20, one day after throwing two innings of relief in the team's 19-inning marathon. Ps Kyle McPherson and Justin Wilson were also recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis to provide relief help. RP Juan Cruz was designated for assignment and SS Jordy Mercer was put on the paternity list in corresponding moves.
Mon, 23 Jul 2012 09:28:07 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates dangles SP Justin Wilson when they made it known to the Kansas City Royals that they were interested in DH Billy Butler. This swap appears to be a long-shot, but the Royals might consider using Wilson as a long-term closing option.
Mon, 30 Apr 2012 21:56:27 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Justin Wilson was named International League Pitcher of the Week Monday, April 30, since he worked 7 1/3 innings of the team's no-hitter Sunday, April 29, for Triple-A Indianapolis. He was pulled after 107 pitches, as it was just the second time he worked into the eighth inning in 78 minor league starts.
Sun, 18 Mar 2012 13:32:05 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have optioned OFs Gorkys Hernandez and Starling Marte and Ps Kyle McPherson, Bryan Morris and Justin Wilson to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Sat, 03 Mar 2012 10:04:13 -0800
The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with 25 players for the 2012 season, meaning that all of the players on their 40-man roster are now under contract. OFs Gorkys Hernandez, Starling Marte, Andrew McCutchen and Alex Presley, INFs Chase d'Arnaud, Matt Hague, Josh Harrison, Jordy Mercer, Yamaico Navarro, Gustavo Nunez and Neil Walker, C Mike McKenry and Ps Jared Hughes, Chris Leroux, Brad Lincoln, Jeff Locke, Daniel McCutchen, James McDonald, Kyle McPherson, Bryan Morris, Daniel Moskos, Rudy Owens, Tony Watson, Duke Welker and Justin Wilson agreed to terms Saturday, March 3.