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Pittsburgh Pirates Roster Report

Pittsburgh Pirates Roster Report

RHP Jose Mesa is the only Pirate eligible for free agency. RHP Brian Boehringer can also become a free agent if, as expected, the Pirates decline to pick up his $3 million option for 2005 and buy him out at $300,000.

STARTING ROTATION: Injuries dragged down the Pirates' rotation late in the season as LHP Sean Burnett and RHP Kip Wells went on the DL with sore elbows Aug. 23. The Pirates went 20-35 and had a 4.76 ERA after Aug. 1. Burnett, a rookie, will miss most of next season after undergoing reconstructive elbow surgery in September, and the Pirates would like to add a veteran starter to stabilize the... Recommended Stories

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