Francisco Cervelli RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cervelli seeks power, speed as he revamps offseason workouts

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Francisco Cervelli plans to ramp up his offseason workout routine this year. “I'm going to train like an MMA fighter,” Cervelli said with a laugh. Cervelli won't be stepping into the octagon while he spends the winter in Tampa, Fla., but he does want to add many of the traits — strength,..." September 17

  • Pirates lose Francisco Cervelli to foot injury

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Pirates lost a ballgame Friday night, and maybe much more. That right-hander Junior Guerra, the Milwaukee Brewers’ 31-year-old rookie, silenced their bats and nearly shut them out was among the least of the Pirates’ concerns by the end of a 3-1 defeat at Miller Park. The game was all but in..." July 30

  • Cervelli, Cole, Vogelsong set for simulated game

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "The simulated game the Pirates are planning at Coliseum on Friday afternoon might be nearly as important as their series opener later that evening against the Athletics. The simulated game is an important rehab step for three injured Pirates: starting catcher Francisco Cervelli (left..." June 30

  • Francisco Cervelli rejoins Pirates for rehab, says he's embarrassed he broke his hand

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli said he was "embarrassed" getting injured shortly after agreeing to a new contract. Speaking to reporters for the first time since he broke a bone in his left hand on June 10, Cervelli said he expects to get the soft cast removed Monday. The..." June 18

  • Pirates' Gerrit Cole, Francisco Cervelli leave game because of injuries

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Both starter Gerrit Cole and catcher Francisco Cervelli left tonight’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals because of apparent, yet undisclosed, injuries. Cole hit Aledmys Diaz, the second batter of the game. He then walked Matt Holliday. After that, though, he struck out Matt Adams and got..." June 11

  • Pirates place catcher Francisco Cervelli on disabled list, acquire Erik Kratz from Angels "The Pittsburgh Pirates announced Saturday that catcher Francisco Cervelli has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a broken bone in his left hand. Cervelli left Friday night’s game after injuring the hand while batting in the fourth inning. He suffered a broken hamate bone and underwent..." June 11