Pirates Outright Three Players

Pirates Outright Three Players The Pirates have outrighted a trio of players, per the International League transactions page. Catcher Steven Baron and infielders Corban Joseph and Jake Elmore were all dropped from the Pittsburgh 40-man roster. It’s not at all surprising to see this group of names exiting the premises. They’re all reliable hands to…

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Red Sox To Hire Chaim Bloom

Red Sox To Hire Chaim Bloom The Red Sox have “finalized” an agreement to bring aboard Chaim Bloom as their next baseball operations chief, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post (via Twitter). Details — his precise title, the length and value of the contract — remain unknown. More to come … Source:…

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Mike Olt Announces Retirement

Mike Olt Announces Retirement Corner infielder Mike Olt has announced on Instagram that his playing career is over. The former first-round pick hangs up his spikes at 31 years of age. Olt was once considered one of the game’s thirty or so best prospects, but never quite panned out. Eyesight issues likely played a significant role…

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