Bucs Michaels Solid Off The Bench

Since he was acquired from Cleveland on May 8 - Jason Michaels has been a big contibutor off the Pirates bench. He leads the team with 15 RBI in the month of June and has eight RBI in his last nine games. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with Michaels at the end of the recent series with Toronto.
June 25, 2008

Bucs Get Michaels, Morgan Assigned

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced they have acquired outfielder Jason Michaels and cash considerations from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for a player to be named.
May 9, 2008

Done Deal! Rhodes Joins Phillies' Pen

Arthur Rhodes will serve as the setup man for closer Tom Gordon this season, giving the Phillies a back end of the bullpen that has a combined age of 74. Rhodes passed a physical Friday afternoon in Philadelphia, getting past the only hurdle to complete the deal that sends Jason Michaels to Cleveland.
January 27, 2006

J-Mike's Cleveland Flight In Holding Pattern

While some were reporting the deal between the Phillies and the Cleveland Indians a done deal, PBN knew better. The fact is that the deal was contingent on Guillermo Mota's physical and is now contingent on Boston and Cleveland reworking their part of the deal.
January 24, 2006