Kyle McPherson

RP / Tampa Bay Rays / EXP: 1YRS / MINORS Height: 6-4 Weight: 217 lb Age: 28 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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    • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

      Pirates send pair to minor league camp

      The Pirates have demoted right-hander Kyle McPherson and catcher Nevin Ashley to minor league camp. The team must make three more cuts before the regular season.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Kyle McPherson hopes to throw off mound in two weeks

      Pirates pitcher Kyle McPherson (elbow) continues to throw off flat ground from 120 feet, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He hopes to throw off a mound in about two weeks.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Kyle McPherson throwing from 120 feet

      Pirates starting pitcher Kyle McPherson, who underwent Tommy John surgery in July, is throwing from 120 feet, reports the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. McPherson expects to start throwing fastballs off flat ground next week and hopes to be throwing off a mound by the start of spring training. "I'll treat this like a normal spring training," he said. "I'll take care of every bullpen (session) and every (simulated) game that I get. I'm going to treat it like I'm working my way back into the rotation, which in a way I am."

    • by Al Melchior | Data Analyst

      Pirates ink six players to minor league deals

      The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that the Pirates signed the following players to minor league contracts: first baseman Travis Ishikawa, starting pitcher Kyle McPherson and relievers Daniel Schlereth, Adam Wilk, Brandon Mann and Elvin Ramirez. Ishikawa, McPherson, Schlereth and Wilk received invites to spring training.

    • by Al Melchior | Data Analyst

      Kyle McPherson designated for assignment

      The Pirates designated pitching prospect Kyle McPherson for assignment Monday, removing him from the 40-man roster. McPherson made only two starts at Triple-A Indianapolis in 2013, as he developed elbow problems and ultimately had Tommy John surgery in July.

    • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

      Kyle McPherson recalled, placed on 60-day DL

      The Pirates recalled injured pitcher Kyle McPherson from Triple-A Indianapolis and placed him on the 60-day disabled list. McPherson underwent Tommy John surgery July 10 and will likely need 9-12 months of recovery.

    • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

      Kyle McPherson underwent Tommy John surgery

      The Pirates announced Saturday pitcher Kyle McPherson underwent Tommy John surgery July 10, when he visited Dr. James Andrews. The surgery ends McPherson's season, after he suffered the injury in training camp and could not come back. McPherson is likely out until next summer at the earliest, as the typical recovery time for Tommy John surgery is 9-12 months.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Kyle McPherson to meet with Dr. James Andrews

      Pirates pitcher Kyle McPherson (elbow) will visit with Dr. James Andrews next week, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. McPherson has been battling elbow pain since April and has been shut down multiple times.

    • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

      Kyle McPherson shut down

      The Pirates have shut pitcher Kyle McPherson down from throwing after he experienced pain in his right elbow and/or foreman in his most recent bullpen session, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports. McPherson had to be shut down in April after experiencing discomfort in the elbow, and he seems unlikely to contribute any time soon. He has given up 10 earned runs in 4 2/3 innings with Triple-A Indianapolis.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Kyle McPherson still having elbow problems

      Pirates minor league pitcher Kyle McPherson continues to experience discomfort in his right elbow, so general manager Neal Huntington said Sunday he will be shut down for an extended period of time, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. McPherson was pitching for Triple-A Indianapolis before being shut down in mid-April.

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