Mike Crotta

Washington Nationals #0 - Pitcher

  • Born: 09/25/84
  • Age: 29
  • Height: 6-6
  • Weight: 235

WaPost: Nats Add Michael Crotta; Minor League Deal

Washington Post reporter Adam Kilgore noted on Twitter today that the Washington Nationals added right-handed pitcher Michael Crotta on a minor league deal today. The former Pittsburgh Pirates' prospect has dealt with elbow issues the last two years.

Pirates Invite Gerrit Cole, Five Others To Spring Training

Rob Biertempfel reports that the Pirates have invited pitchers Gerrit Cole and Mike Crotta, catchers Tony Sanchez, Ramon Cabrera and Eric Fryer, and outfielder Robbie Grossman to major-league...

Pirates Recall Jose Ascanio, Place Mike Crotta On DL

The Pirates have recalled reliever Jose Ascanio from Indianapolis and placed reliever Mike Crotta on the disabled list with elbow trouble. Ascanio was part of the John Grabow / Tom Gorzelanny trade...

Pirates Recall Jose Ascanio, Place Mike Crotta On DL

Rob Biertempfel tweets that the Pirates have recalled Jose Ascanio, whose rehab period had ended, and placed Mike Crotta on the 15-day DL to make room for him. Dejan Kovacevic, meanwhile, tweets...

Dodgers 10, Pirates 3

I only caught the last few innings of this one, and caught the brutal Mike Crotta / Chris Resop meltdown. The less said about this one, the better, probably, except that Crotta's performance could...

What To Do With Jose Ascanio?

Tim reminds me that the Pirates will have a decision to make this week regarding Jose Ascanio, who pitched an inning Monday for Indianapolis. Ascanio is out of options and his rehab period is...

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The Next Roster Move

Jeff Karstens has now made four starts for the Pirates since Ross Ohlendorf went on the DL. Karstens has given the team exactly what most people expected and roughly what his career numbers...

Josh Johnson, Marlins Two-Hit Pirates, Win 6-0

I was out for part of the evening, but I watched the last few innings live and caught the highlights - such as they were - later. It looked like Paul Maholm didn't have a whole lot tonight and the M...

Bullpen A Problem?

Some interesting comments by Dejan Kovacevic on his blog: Before the season, I listed middle relief as one of the Pirates' potential weaknesses, and that was not at all taking into account that E...

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