29-year-old right-handed pitcher retires after losing battle to make major league roster.
Examining the chances of eight veteran combatants to make the St. Louis Cardinals roster in 2011, including 40-year-old pitcher Miguel Batista.
February 22, 2011
Two veteran right-handers sign minor league deals with St. Louis and join 16 other non-roster spring camp invitees.
January 14, 2011
Pirates pitcher Ian Snell, at his request, has been optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Ian Snell will be where he wants to be - on the mound as the Pirates open the season on Monday night in Atlanta.
The Pittsburgh Pirates announced they have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Ian Snell on a five year contract, the first three guaranteed with club options for the 2011 and 2012 seasons.