Pirates Non-Tender Elias Diaz, Agree To Contract With Erik Gonzalez

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pirates announced two roster moves on Monday night.


The Pirates have non-tendering Elias Diaz, making him a free agent.


The catcher recorded a .241 batting average with 73 hits, 28 RBIs and two home runs in 2019.


An agreement for a 2020 contract was also agreed to with shortstop Erik Gonzalez.


Gonzalez had a .254 batting average, 36 hits, six RBIs and one home run with the Pirates.


The Pirates roster now sits at 39 players.