Pirates Catchers and Infielders

Jason Kendall had one of the best seasons of his fine nine-year career, but the Pirates would still be willing to trade him in a salary dump.
October 29, 2004

Pirates Player Update

RHP Josh Fogg (11-10, 4.64) had a strong second half after a miserable start to the season. Fogg doesn't have great stuff but competes well and finds ways to win.
October 10, 2004

Waiting Over ? Sanchez Called Up

When Pittsburgh obtained Freddy Sanchez at last season's trade deadline from Boston for pitchers Jeff Suppan and Brandon Lyon, he was heralded as the cure to everything that ailed the Pirates middle infield. He was a stellar defensive player with great range and had not hit under .300 in the minors since 2000, his first season in rookie ball.<p>Since that July 31, 2003 deal the Pirates have waited anxiously to see Sanchez perform.<br><br>And waited....And waited....And waited.
September 7, 2004

Pirates Minor League Notebook 8/23

<b><u>NASHVILLE</u></b> <br><br> <b> GET IN THE VAN</b><br> Nashville pitcher John Van Benschoten got his first taste of what the Pirates hope will be a long career in the majors when he started against Arizona Wednesday.
August 23, 2004

Pittsburgh Pirates: Minor League Notebook

<b><u>NASHVILLE</u></b> <br><b>HOUSE CALL</b> J.R. House has been considered the Pirates top prospect for two of the last three years, but several injuries, including a torn abdominal muscle, have hampered the young catcher's development.
July 19, 2004