Francisco Cervelli RUMORS & NEWS

  • Francisco Cervelli disputes report; says he intends to catch

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Francisco Cervelli, who hasn’t played since May 25 after suffering a sixth concussion, posted on Instagram on Friday that his catching career is not over. “Saying that I quit from my catcher responsibilities is inaccurate,” he wrote. “My hope is to catch..." July 13

  • Francisco Cervelli decides he’s done catching … forever

    DK Pittsburgh Sports ""I'm a catcher. It's what I do. I catch." The Pirates' starting catcher spoke those words back in Bradenton, when I asked for maybe the billionth time about his concern over concussions. And the response was no different than the billion times..." July 07

  • Pirates' Francisco Cervelli suffers concussion symptoms after being hit by bat

    The Score "Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli was forced to leave Saturday's game after Joc Pederson's bat broke at the handle and hit the backstop in the front of the mask. After a brief delay, Cervelli stayed in to finish the inning, but was lifted for a pinch hitter in the..." May 26

  • Pirates place Francisco Cervelli on seven-day concussion IL

    Yardbarker "The Pirates have designated infielder Jake Elmore for assignment and selected the contract of catcher Jacob Stallings from Triple-A Indianapolis, per Adam Berry of MLB.com. The club has also placed catcher Francisco Cervelli on the seven-day concussion injured list and recalled..." May 26