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Fri, 08 Apr 2011 10:45:39 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates RP Tyler Yates (elbow) has been diagnosed with a torn flexor tendon in his right elbow after visiting with Dr. James Andrews, according to MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch. Yates will be re-examined in six weeks.
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 05:28:18 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates reassigned 3B Josh Fields, RP Tyler Yates, SP Sean Gallagher, C Wyatt Toregas and SP Daniel McCutchen to minor league camp, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Rob Biertempfel reports.
Tue, 22 Feb 2011 20:42:26 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates P Aaron Thompson is set to start in the exhibition game Friday, Feb. 25, against State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota, reports Jenifer Langosch, of MLB.com. In order, Thompson will be followed by Ps Tyler Yates (elbow), Jeff Locke, Michael Crotta, Justin X. Wilson, Kyle McPherson and Rudy Owens.
Tue, 22 Feb 2011 14:09:55 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates RP Tyler Yates (elbow) has not suffered any kind of setback and has already thrown batting practice before reporting to spring training, according to MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch. Yates has skipped pitching to hitters this week in favor of a supervised side session scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 23. He will then pitch in an exhibition game Friday, Feb. 25.
Sun, 20 Feb 2011 12:34:49 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates RP Tyler Yates has added a changeup and a cutter to his repertoire of pitches this spring, to go along with his fastball, slider and sinker, according to Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "I think I've learned by watching other pitchers with less stuff than I have get people out and I'm like, 'How do they do it?,'" Yates said. "You start watching them and you see that they sink the ball a little bit more, cut the ball a little bit more, change speeds better. It's something that I'd like to add to my repertoire, so I won't have to throw the ball 96 mph every time out there."
Mon, 14 Feb 2011 07:24:10 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates RP Tyler Yates (elbow) is fully recovered from Tommy John surgery and isn't expected to have limitations this spring, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Rob Biertempfel reports.
Wed, 12 Jan 2011 06:24:15 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates SP Kevin Hart (shoulder) and RP Tyler Yates (elbow) threw 25 pitches, all fastballs, in a bullpen session Tuesday, Jan. 11, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Rob Biertempfel reports. Both are expected to throw 25 more pitches Friday, Jan. 14.
Tue, 21 Dec 2010 06:45:47 -0800
The Pittsburgh Pirates re-signed RP Tyler Yates to a minor league contract, Baseball America's Matt Eddy reports.
Fri, 19 Mar 2010 06:46:19 -0700
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review's Rob Biertempfel reports the Pittsburgh Pirates reassigned RP Craig Hansen, P Jimmy Barthmaier, RP Tyler Yates and RP Neal Cotts to minor league camp. All four are rehabbing injuries.
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 11:26:12 -0800
Jenifer Langosch, of MLB.com, reports Pittsburgh Pirates RP Tyler Yates (elbow) is progressing well from Tommy John surgery and is on track to return sometime in July. However, the team may be extra cautious with him.