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FRANCISCO CERVELLI RUMORS

WATCH: Cervelli tossed for arguing ball call, but was it justified?

Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli got tossed by the home plate umpire for arguing a ball call in the bottom of the third inning Thursday night against the Miami Marlins.Home plate ump Alan Porter ejected Cervelli quickly after the catcher stood up and turned around to question why Porter called a pitch Cervelli deemed to be a strike, a ball. The pitch made it 2-0 in the...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

D-backs rally late but fall to Pirates in 15 innings

PITTSBURGH -- Pedro Florimon tripled home Francisco Cervelli with two outs in the bottom of the 15th to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-8 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Cervelli singled off Keith Hessler (0-1) for his fourth hit and Florimon hit a high flyball to right field that clanged off the wall. The Pirates catcher had little trouble beating the throw...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pittsburgh Pirates MVP is… Francisco Cervelli?

Everyone makes mistakes. Some marry people they shouldn’t. Some cheat on their taxes. Some refuse to eat their dinner and find out later I won’t give them dessert and then throw a holy fit that prevents me from starting my article on how Francisco Cervelli is the Pittsburgh Pirates MVP until very late. But I […]
Via Fangraphs
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yankees' Cervelli takes foul tip to groin, stays in game

New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli took a foul tip straight to the groin, but toughed it out and stayed in the game Wednesday night in Detroit.Cervelli went down in the bottom of the fifth as Tigers batter Rajai Davis fouled the 0-1 pitch right into his sensitive area. We would venture to guess that Cervelli was wearing a cup, or else there's no way he would have been able...
Via Holdout Sports
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Francisco Cervelli is more valuable as backup than trade chip

Rumors have been swirling over the last few weeks about New York Yankees backup catcher Francisco Cervelli being a target of other teams because of the Yankees’ depth at the position. It would seem teams might be ready to send offers to the Bombers based on Cervelli’s experience and his impressive offensive performance this spring. Maybe they already have.Usually if a player...
Via Yankees Unscripted
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Rumors: Team hesitant to trade Francisco Cervelli

The New York Yankees have been rumored for days to be getting interest from across major league baseball in regards to their catching situation.  Francisco Cervelli was the catcher of the future in New York until the Yankees decided to go another route & signed Brian McCann to a five-year contract this past winter.  From Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe:"But the Yankees are...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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