Pirates sign reliever Kevin Siegrist to minor league deal
PITTSBURGH– The Pittsburgh Pirates are adding a left-handed relief option to their bullpen.
P Kevin Siegrist has reached a minor league deal with the team that includes an invitation to Spring Training.
Previously, Siegrist pitched for the division rival St. Louis Cardinals before finishing 2017 in a Philadelphia Phillies’ uniform.
The reliever had put together solid years in 2015 and 2016 before faltering last season, totaling a 4.81 ERA and 43 strike outs in 46 appearances.
With a career ERA of 3.04, the Pirates are hoping that Siegrist can find his stride in Pittsburgh this season.