Pirates Designate Drew Sutton For Assignment

July 3, 2012; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Drew Sutton (17) reacts as he rounds the bases after hitting a game winning solo homerun against the Houston Astros during the ninth inning at PNC Park. The Pittsburgh Pirates won 8-7. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-US PRESSWIRE

To clear room on the 40-man roster for newly acquired outfielder Travis Snider, the Pittsburgh Pirates have designated infielder Drew Sutton for assignment, the team announced today. In another related move, the team recalled right-handed reliever Daniel McCutchen.

The Pirates will have a ten-day window to find a taker for Sutton or they will likely lose him for nothing. The utility man has batted .254/.292/.393 in 130 plate appearances, but a team(s) interested would be willing to live with that given his defensive value.

The 29-year-old has played second base, both corner infield positions and both corner outfield positions this season alone. Any team looking for infield depth will be a suitor here and wouldn't need to give up anything of value.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join MLB Daily Dish

You must be a member of MLB Daily Dish to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MLB Daily Dish. You should read them.

Join MLB Daily Dish

You must be a member of MLB Daily Dish to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at MLB Daily Dish. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker