Pirates sign two Minor League free agents

The Pittsburgh Pirates today announced the signing of two minor league free agents, which includes an invitation to Major League spring training camp.

Josh Lindblom (RHP) - Went 10-12 with one complete game, a 5.27 ERA (170.2ip/100er) and 146 strikeouts in 29 starts this past season with Lotte of the Korean Baseball Organization...Led Lotte in wins in 2015 after going 13-11 with a 3.56 ERA (210.0ip/83er) and 180 strikeouts...Made last appearance in the big leagues on April 2, 2014, vs. Cleveland while pitching for Oakland...Has a career record of 5-8 with one save, a 3.82 ERA (136.2ip/58er) and 121 strikeouts in 110 games (six starts) in the big leagues with the Los Angeles Dodgers (2011-12), Philadelphia (2012), Texas (2013) and Oakland (2014)...Was claimed off waivers by the Pirates from Oakland on December 8, 2014, before being designated for assignment on December 15, 2014, and eventually signing with Lotte.

Eury Perez (OF) - Hit a combined .256 (57-for-223) with six doubles, five triples, two home runs, 20 RBI, 20 stolen bases and 32 runs scored in 79 games this past season with Fresno (Astros' Triple-A) and Durham (Rays' Triple-A)...Has a .254 career average (36-for-142) with four doubles, five RBI and eight stolen bases in 73 games in parts of four seasons in the big leagues with Washington (2012-13), the New York Yankees (2014) and Atlanta (2015)...Participated in the All-Star Futures Game in 2010 and played for the Dominican Republic in the 2014 World Baseball Classic...Has a .301 average (920-for-3055) with 108 doubles, 32 triples, 24 home runs, 291 RBI, 316 stolen bases and 489 runs scored in 842 career games in the minors.