Vin Mazzaro RP PIT 9 Months

Rob Biertempfel of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that the Pirates are willing to listen to offers for reliever Vin Mazzaro.

Mazzaro is out of options this spring and is coming off a 2.81 ERA over 57 appearances last season, but he appears to be the odd man out in Pittsburgh's bullpen at the moment. The Pirates might be able to find a taker.

Vin Mazzaro RP PIT 11 Months

Pirates avoided arbitration with RHP Vin Mazzaro by agreeing to a one-year, $950,000 contract.

It was Mazzaro's first year of being arbitration-eligible. He earned a raise after putting up a 2.81 ERA over 57 appearances last season.

Vin Mazzaro RP PIT Jan 25 '79

Pirates purchased the contract of RHP Vin Mazzaro from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Mazzaro owns an ugly 5.22 ERA in the majors and is expected to pitch in middle relief. Bryan Morris was optioned to the minors in a corresponding roster move.

Vin Mazzaro RP PIT Nov 20 '78

Pirates outrighted Vin Mazzaro to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Mazzaro was outrighted to make room for Francisco Liriano on the 40-man roster. He was acquired from the Royals over the offseason, but is a long-shot to make the roster out of spring training.

Vin Mazzaro RP PIT Sep 08 '78

Pirates acquired RHP Vin Mazzaro and 1B Clint Robinson from the Royals for LHP Luis Rico and RHP Luis Santos.

Mazzaro was one of many players who were designated for assignment by the Royals last week. The 26-year-old right-hander owns posted a 5.73 ERA and 26/19 K/BB ratio over 44 innings this season and is unlikely to make a big impact with Pittsburgh.

Vin Mazzaro RP PIT Aug 31 '78

Royals designated RHP Vin Mazzaro for assignment.

The move clears him from the 40-man roster. Mazzaro, 26, had an ugly 5.73 ERA and 26/19 K/BB ratio in 44 innings with the Royals this season.

Vin Mazzaro RP PIT Jun 07 '78

Royals recalled RHP Vin Mazzaro from Triple-A Omaha.

Mazzaro has a 6.12 ERA and 1.73 WHIP this year in the major leagues. The Royals will hope for much better.

Vin Mazzaro RP PIT Apr 30 '78

Royals optioned RHP Vin Mazzaro to Triple-A Omaha.

He's been up and down multiple times with the big club this season, posting a 6.12 ERA over nine games -- six starts. Mazzaro will return to a 4.53 ERA in 10 games -- eight starts -- at Triple-A.

Vin Mazzaro RP PIT Apr 27 '78

Royals recalled RHP Vin Mazzaro from Triple-A Omaha.

Mazarro has registered a rough 5.70 ERA in eight appearances this season at the major league level. He should be avoided in fantasy leagues no matter his role.

Vin Mazzaro RP PIT Apr 27 '78

The Royals are expected to recall right-hander Vin Mazzaro for Tuesday's game.

The Royals have yet to make an official announcement. Mazzaro, 25, has a 5.70 ERA in six starts and two relief appearances in the majors this season and should be off the radar in fantasy leagues.