Fri, 28 Feb 2014 20:06:35 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said SS Clint Barmes will see time at second base and third base during spring training, because the team would like to make him a utility player.
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 20:06:36 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jordy Mercer took over as the starting shortstop down the stretch last season due to his bat, but the team re-signed SS Clint Barmes because of his defense. The team has Mercer listed as the everyday shortstop for now, with Barnes operating as a mentor and potential safety net incase Mercer fails to smooth rough edges in the field.
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 01:48:36 -0800
The Pittsburgh Pirates and SS Clint Barmes have agreed on a one-year contract worth $2 million.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 20:39:50 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates will try to re-sign impending free-agent SS Clint Barmes and OF Marlon Byrd this offseason.
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 13:27:58 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said SS Clint Barmes has earned his way into more playing time at shortstop.
Tue, 09 Jul 2013 17:10:51 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates placed 2B Neil Walker (side) on the 15-day disabled list with soreness in his right side Tuesday, July 9, and recalled 3B Josh Harrison from Triple-A Indianapolis in a corresponding move. Walker hadn't played since last Saturday, and he's unable to swing left-handed without pain. Harrison was hitting .317 with four home runs and 34 RBIs in 64 games.
Fantasy Tip: Clint Barmes can fill in at second base in the meantime, but that's really only a solution for those that are searching for middle infield answers in NL-only leagues.
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 23:35:28 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers SP Zack Greinke has held Pittsburgh Pirates OF Andrew McCutchen to just three hits in 15 at-bats. However, Pirates SS Clint Barmes is 7-for-11 against Greinke with a walk and two doubles.
Wed, 26 Dec 2012 00:30:48 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Clint Barmes, who suffered through his worst season offensively since 2006, is refocusing his efforts for 2013 to be known as a player who can provide more than just defense. "I can bring more to the team on the offensive side, so that is frustrating. But to hear that I did help with what I did defensively, I do believe that. I take a lot of pride in my defense, and it does make me feel a little better about what I did on a personal note. But I'm not satisfied. I'm going to continue to work to be more of a complete player and be solid on both sides," Barmes said.
Sun, 04 Nov 2012 01:23:38 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates figure to add to their $61.375 million payroll next season, but the combined salaries of 3B Pedro Alvarez and six players already under contract for 2013 — SP A.J. Burnett, SP Wandy Rodriguez, OF Andrew McCutchen, SS Clint Barmes and OF Jose Tabata — will account for $27.7 million. Re-signing a handful of the team's eight arbitration-eligible players will require about $20 million. What is left will likely go toward two areas of particular interest for the Pirates, starting pitcher and catcher.
Sat, 02 Jun 2012 12:50:51 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates SS Clint Barmes is back in the starting lineup against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, June 2. 1B/OF Garrett Jones is batting second.