Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League right-handed pitcher Michael Clemens has received a 68-game suspension without pay for his possession and use of human Growth Hormone (hGH) in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
The Pirates return to PNC Park for a three-game homestand to host the Atlanta Braves. This homestand will be highlighted
by a Paint Monkey night on Monday, August 18; Youth Baseball Night on Tuesday, August 19 and a visit by USA
The Pittsburgh Pirates today claimed catcher Ramon Cabrera off waivers from the Detroit Tigers. Cabrera will be optioned to Double-A Altoona. The announcement was made by Pirates Senior Vice President, General Manager Neal Huntington.