Tim Dierkes of MLBTradeRumors.com reports that Michael Crotta has signed a $500,000 contract with the Nippon Ham Fighters of Japan's Pacific League.
Nationals signed RHP Michael Crotta to a minor league contract.
Pirates re-signed RHP Michael Crotta to a minor league contract.
Pirates released RHP Michael Crotta.
Pirates designated RHP Michael Crotta for assignment.
Pirates activated RHP Michael Crotta from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Michael Crotta (elbow) has been sent to Double-A Altoona to begin a rehab assignment.
Michael Crotta (elbow) has begun throwing bullpen sessions.
Pirates placed RHP Michael Crotta on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation.
The Pirates are expected to soon send right-hander Michael Crotta to the minor leagues.
Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that right-hander Michael Crotta is expected to make the Pirates' Opening Day roster.
Michael Crotta is up to 8 1/3 scoreless innings this spring after retiring all three batters he faced Friday.