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1994 Pittsburgh Pirates

Trades and Transactions

Franchise Encyclopedia: 1993 / 1995

53-61, Finished 3rd in NL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Jim Leyland (53-61)
GM: Cam Bonifay, Farm Dir: Chet Montgomery, Scouting Dir: Paul Tinnell
Scored 466 runs, Allowed 580 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 46-68

Ballparks: Three Rivers Stadium · Attendance: 1,222,520 (12th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 101, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 99, Pitching - 100

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1993 / 1995 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 12, 1993

Tony Menendez granted Free Agency.

Mark Petkovsek granted Free Agency.

October 13, 1993

Andy Tomberlin granted Free Agency.

October 15, 1993

Dave Leiper granted Free Agency.

Craig McMurtry granted Free Agency.

Paul Miller granted Free Agency.

Dennis Moeller granted Free Agency.

Russ Morman granted Free Agency.

Dave Pavlas granted Free Agency.

Tom Prince granted Free Agency.

Freddie Toliver granted Free Agency.

Glenn Wilson granted Free Agency.

November 1, 1993

Bob Walk granted Free Agency.

November 15, 1993

Released Ben Shelton.

November 17, 1993

Traded a player to be named later to the Atlanta Braves. Received Brian Hunter. The Pittsburgh Pirates sent Jose Delgado (minors) (June 6, 1994) to the Atlanta Braves to complete the trade.

November 22, 1993

Signed Archie Corbin as a free agent.

Signed Tracy Woodson as a free agent.

November 27, 1993

Signed Frank Bolick as a free agent.

December 13, 1993

Marc Pisciotta drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 1993 rule 5 draft.

December 15, 1993

Signed Mike Simms as a free agent.

December 17, 1993

Signed Dennis Powell as a free agent.

Signed Scott Scudder as a free agent.

January 5, 1994

Signed Mike Dyer as a free agent.

Signed Ravelo Manzanillo as a free agent.

Signed Paul Miller as a free agent.

Signed Gary Varsho as a free agent.

March 28, 1994

The Colorado Rockies returned Marc Pisciotta (earlier draft pick).

Released Gary Varsho.

March 29, 1994

Signed Gary Varsho as a free agent.

Traded Scott Bullett to the Chicago Cubs. Received Travis Willis (minors).

April 3, 1994 (Standings)

Signed Jeff Tabaka as a free agent.

Signed Danny Young as a free agent.

April 28, 1994 (Standings)

Released Mike Simms.

April 30, 1994 (Standings)

Signed Tommy Gregg as a free agent.

Purchased Lance Parrish from the Detroit Tigers.

May 6, 1994 (Standings)

Released Mandy Romero.

Signed Junior Noboa as a free agent.

May 12, 1994 (Standings)

Jeff Tabaka selected by the San Diego Padres off waivers.

May 13, 1994 (Standings)

Will Pennyfeather selected by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers.

May 17, 1994 (Standings)

Released Frank Bolick.

May 25, 1994 (Standings)

Released Joel Johnston.

June 2, 1994 (Standings)

Drafted Jimmy Anderson in the 9th round of the 1994 amateur draft. Player signed June 21, 1994.

Drafted Brandon Larson in the 46th round of the 1994 amateur draft, but did not sign the player.

June 24, 1994 (Standings)

Signed Steve Parris as a free agent.

June 30, 1994 (Standings)

Released Alejandro Pena.

July 27, 1994 (Standings)

Traded Brian Hunter to the Cincinnati Reds. Received a player to be named later. The Cincinnati Reds sent Micah Franklin (October 13, 1994) to the Pittsburgh Pirates to complete the trade.

July 29, 1994 (Standings)

Signed Steve Pegues as a free agent.

August 3, 1994 (Standings)

Signed Jimmy Myers as a free agent.

August 31, 1994 (Standings)

Signed Aramis Ramirez as an amateur free agent.

October 11, 1994 (Standings)

Jeff Ballard granted Free Agency.

Selected Mark Parent off waivers from the Chicago Cubs.

October 13, 1994 (Standings)

Traded Danny Clyburn to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Jacob Brumfield.

October 14, 1994 (Standings)

Mark Dewey granted Free Agency.

Jerry Goff granted Free Agency.

Selected Nelson Liriano off waivers from the Colorado Rockies.

Randy Tomlin granted Free Agency.

Gary Varsho granted Free Agency.

October 15, 1994 (Standings)

Tommy Gregg granted Free Agency.

Jimmy Myers granted Free Agency.

Junior Noboa granted Free Agency.

October 17, 1994

Tom Foley granted Free Agency.

October 21, 1994

Andy Van Slyke granted Free Agency.

October 25, 1994

Lloyd McClendon granted Free Agency.

Lance Parrish granted Free Agency.

Zane Smith granted Free Agency.

November 4, 1994

Blas Minor selected by the New York Mets off waivers.

Rich Robertson selected by the Minnesota Twins off waivers.

November 9, 1994

Signed Dan Plesac as a free agent.

November 10, 1994

Signed Dale Sveum as a free agent.

December 5, 1994

Drafted Freddy Garcia from the Toronto Blue Jays in the 1994 rule 5 draft.

December 6, 1994

Signed Randy St. Claire as a free agent.

December 8, 1994

Signed Todd Frohwirth as a free agent.

Signed Yamid Haad as an amateur free agent.

Signed Darrin Winston as a free agent.

December 9, 1994

Signed Milt Hill as a free agent.

December 12, 1994

Signed Mackey Sasser as a free agent.

January 26, 1995

Signed Sam Horn as a free agent.

March 28, 1995

Signed Kevin Tolar as a free agent.

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1993 / 1995 Trades and Transactions