Sat, 26 Apr 2014 10:11:02 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed C Russell Martin (hamstring) on the 15-day disabled list because of a hamstring strain. The team also recalled C Tony Sanchez from Triple-A Indianapolis.
Fantasy Tip: With Martin out of the lineup, Sanchez and Chris Stewart will handle the catching duties. Both probably would only be options in NL-only or two-catcher leagues.
Sat, 19 Apr 2014 12:11:35 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have activated C Chris Stewart (knee) from the 15-day disabled list. In a corresponding move, C Tony Sanchez has been optioned to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:25:46 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates C Chris Stewart (knee) was 3-for-4 Thursday, April 17, and has hit safely in each of his four rehab games with Triple-A Indianapolis. He's expected to be recalled soon.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:48:09 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates C Chris Stewart (knee) caught seven innings for Triple-A Indianapolis Saturday, April 12, and all of a four-hours plus game Sunday, April 13. Manager Clint Hurdle said Stewart felt good Monday, April 14, and he could return soon. "We're finalizing the last bit of Chris' return-to-play program," Hurdle said, "and just have to run it by (general manager Neal Huntington)."
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:36:21 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates C Chris Stewart (knee) has moved to Triple-A Indianapolis to continue his rehab assignment.
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 19:23:21 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates C Chris Stewart (knee) started a rehab assignment with Single-A Bradenton Sunday, April 6.
Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:49:03 -0700
The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed SP Jeff Locke (side) and C Chris Stewart (knee) on the 15-day disabled list. Locke has a side strain and Stewart is recovering from knee surgery. Both moves are retroactive to March 21.
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 20:07:58 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates C Tony Sanchez did not do enough to convince management he is ready to be the primary backup to C Russell Martin, so the club added C Chris Stewart this offseason. That likely signals that Sanchez will begin with Triple-A Indianapolis for the third consecutive year with a potential September call-up.
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 02:00:33 -0800
The New York Yankees have acquired RP Kyle Haynes from the Pittsburgh Pirates to complete the deal for C Chris Stewart.
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 09:32:48 -0800
The Pittsburgh Pirates non-tendered 1B Garrett Jones, C Mike McKenry and SP Kyle McPherson Monday, Dec. 2, making them free agents. C Chris Stewart signed an undisclosed one-year deal to avoid arbitration.