Rule 5 Preview: Pirates protect five with 40-man promotions

By Garett Mansfield AltoonaCurve.com The Pirates’ 40-man roster stood at 39 entering Wednesday’s 8 p.m. deadline and they protected five players from the Rule 5 Draft. Infielders Ke’Bryan Hayes, Will Craig and Oneil Cruz along with right-handed pitcher Blake Cederlind and Cody Ponce had their contracts selected. Ponce is the only player not on the Bucs’ … More Rule 5 Preview: Pirates protect five with 40-man promotions

Alums Craig, Hayes win MiLB Gold Gloves

By Garett Mansfield AltoonaCurve.com Two former Altoona Curve infielders, Ke’Bryan Hayes and Will Craig, were chosen as 2019 Rawlings Gold Glove Award® winners on Monday by Minor League Baseball and Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. Hayes (32nd overall in 2015) and Craig (22nd overall in 2016), both former first-round draft selections by the Pirates, spent the … More Alums Craig, Hayes win MiLB Gold Gloves