Pirates Sign Nate Irving

By Jason Shetler

The Pirates have signed catcher Nate Irving to a minor league deal, this according to Baseball America. 

Irving was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 34th round of the 2014 MLB Draft. The former Virginia Cavalier posted just a .672 OPS during his two seasons in the Dbacks system. Irving’s caught stealing rate has been abysmal at 14%. He will likely serve as a backup catcher for one of the Pirates lower level affiliates. 

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