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23 Travis Snider RF
Height/Weight: 6-0/235 | Birthdate: 2/2/1988 | Birthplace: Kirkland, WA | Bats/Throws: L/L | Team: Pittsburgh | College: No College | MLB Experience: 7 | Salary: $505,000 | Owned/Started%: 10/6 | Average Draft Position: 434.00
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Report: Orioles, Pirates discuss Matusz-for-Snider trade


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12/10/2014) The Orioles and Pirates met to discuss a trade that would send Brian Matusz to Pittsburgh in exchange for outfielder Travis Snider, a source told MASNsports.com. However, it doesn't appear a deal is imminent.

Pirates' Huntington: OF Snider is 'going to get a lot of playing time'


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12/10/2014) Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said his vision for outfielder Travis Snider is to be a spot-starter in right or left field, with the potential to be an everyday starter in the event of injury, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

"Travis is going to get a lot of playing time," Huntington said. "He's earned that, and he's a good player."

The 26-year-old Snider appeared in a career-high 140 games in 2014, batting .264 with 13 home runs, 15 doubles and 38 RBI.


Pirates tender 11 arbitration-eligible players before deadline


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/3/2014) The Pirates have tendered a contract to 11 arbitration-eligible players prior to Tuesday's deadline, according to the team's official website. Those players include: Sean Rodriguez, Neil Walker, Francisco Cervelli, Mark Melancon, Chris Stewart, Travis Snider, Pedro Alvarez, Tony Watson, Josh Harrison, Jared Hughes and Vance Worley.

Travis Snider returns to lineup


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/8/2014) After missing nine straight games with a hamstring injury, Pirates outfielder Travis Snider returned to the lineup Monday at Philadelphia.

Snider was red hot before the injury, overtaking rookie Gregory Polanco for the starting right field job with a .328 (19 for 58) batting average and three home runs in 16 games. He went 0 for 4 as a pinch hitter while sidelined.


Pedro Alvarez, Travis Snider not in lineup Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/6/2014) Pirates first baseman Pedro Alvarez and outfielder Travis Snider are not in the starting lineup for Saturday's regularly-scheduled game against the Cubs.

Alvarez hasn't played since Aug. 26 while recovering from a foot injury. Snider has been limited to two pinch-hit appearances since Aug. 27 while battling a hamstring issue.


Pedro Alvarez, Travis Snider still absent from Pirates lineup


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/5/2014) Third baseman Pedro Alvarez (foot) and outfielder Travis Snider (hamstring) remain out of the lineup Friday for the Pirates against the host Cubs.

The former has been sidelined since Aug. 26. The latter has not started a game since a day later, though he did pinch-hit twice, including on Wednesday.


Travis Snider, Pedro Alvarez still out Tuesday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(9/2/2014) Pirates outfielder Travis Snider (hamstring) and infielder Pedro Alvarez (foot) remained out of the starting lineup Tuesday against the Cardinals, as they remain sidelined by their injuries. Snider has missed five games as a result of his injury, while Tuesday will be Alvarez's sixth straight start missed. 

Pedro Alvarez, Travis Snider not ready to return vs. St. Louis


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/1/2014) Pedro Alvarez (foot) and Travis Snider (hamstring) were both held out of the starting lineup for the Pirates against St. Louis on Monday. Alvarez has been out since Tuesday, while Snider's injury has cost him four games.

Pedro Alvarez, Travis Snider unable to start Sunday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(8/31/2014) Pedro Alvarez (foot) and Travis Snider (hamstring) were once again held out of the Pirates' starting lineup Sunday against the Reds. Alvarez missed a fourth straight start, while Snider was sidelined a third straight game.

Travis Snider still out Saturday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/30/2014) Pirates outfielder Travis Snider is still out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Reds, as he continues to deal with a hamstring injury. He has not played since Wednesday, and remains day to day moving forward. 

Travis Snider out of Friday's lineup


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/29/2014) Pirates outfielder Travis Snider was not back in the lineup Friday against the Reds, after leaving the team's previous game with a hamstring injury. He should be considered day to day moving forward at this point, though further details are not yet known on the extent of the injury. 

Hamstring injury forces Travis Snider out of Wednesday game


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/27/2014) The Pirates have announced that right fielder Travis Snider was removed from the Wednesday game with left hamstring discomfort. He will undergo treatment and be evaluated again Thursday.

Snider was taken out for a pinch-runner in the third inning after beating out a bunt single.


Travis Snider out of Wednesday game with apparent injury


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/27/2014) Pirates right fielder Travis Snider has been removed from the Wednesday game against St. Louis. He was replaced by a pinch-runner in the bottom of the third inning after beating out a bunt single. No specifics about the injury are yet available.

Travis Snider raking while Gregory Polanco learning


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/23/2014) Travis Snider has continued to take away at-bats from far-more-ballyhooed Pirates rookie Gregory Polanco.

Despite an 0-for-5 night on Friday, Snider has earned the playing time. He owned an 11-game hitting streak previously in which he had six multi-hit games, scored seven runs and rose his batting average from .242 to .277. Polanco, on the other hand, has just one hit in his last 27 at-bats.

"Snider's been torrid," Clift Hurdle told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Friday. "Thirty-five games left, another day, another opportunity for Polanco to get some work done. The good side of it is when we've  had some time to settle him down a little bit, when he has been back plugged in he's been very fresh and usually shows a lot of improvement."

Hurdle added that he wants Polanco to revert to the swing that proved successful upon his promotion from the minors. He began the season on an 11-game hitting streak that vaulted his average to .365 and allowed him to score 11 runs.

"I think we're trying to show him the fact once his front foot hits, that his hands are set in a position," Hurdle said. "There's been, I think, a little more movement than necessary with his hands. ... Sometimes you don't know whether it's fatigue, whether it's anxiety, whether it's the ptiches, but they're pitching him up a lot more. That's no secret. He's doing a lot more up-chasing than he had done when he first got here."


Travis Snider goes deep again in loss


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/14/2014) Pirates outfielder Travis Snider continued to swing a hot bat, as he homered for the third time in three days Wednesday against the Tigers.

Snider capped off a three-run fourth inning to give the Pirates a lead Wednesday, with a two-run home run. It was his lone hit in the game as he went 1 for 3 with two RBI and one run scored, while walking once.

Snider has already matched his high home run total for a month with his three in August, all having come over the last three games. He is hitting .257/.330/.433 with 10 home runs and 32 RBI in 210 at-bats overall. 


Travis Snider slugs two home runs in win vs. Tigers


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/11/2014) Pirates outfielder Travis Snider went big Monday, collecting a double, two home runs and four RBI in five at-bats during his team's 11-6 win over the Tigers.

Snider put his team up 8-1 with a two-run blast in the second inning then tacked on the final run of the game with another homer in the eighth. His home runs have come in bunches this season, as he's put together a three-game homer streak and a two-game homer streak as well as Monday's multiple-homer game. Snider has hit .251/.324/.414 with nine home runs and 29 RBI in 203 at-bats.


Travis Snyder remains on fire with another home run


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/30/2014) Pirates left fielder Travis Snyder provided the winning runs Tuesday against host San Francisco. He slammed a two-run homer in the second inning that gave his team a 3-1 lead - and that was the final score.

Snider, who is coming off a hamstring injury, is 6 for 11 with three home runs in his last four games. His .413 slugging percentage is at its highest point since April 16.


Travis Snider returns to lineup Tuesday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/29/2014) Pirates outfielder Travis Snider is in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Giants.

Snider hasn't started since last Wednesday as he was recovering from a hamstring injury. He was able to pinch-hit Sunday, smacking a home run in the process. Snider has hit .256/.337/.396 with six home runs and 19 RBI in 164 at-bats.


Travis Snider sitting out Monday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/28/2014) Pirates outfielder Travis Snider was not in the team's starting lineup Monday.

Snider is dealing with a hamstring injury. He made an appearance in Sunday's game, hitting a home run in his only at-bat. Prior to that, Snider had missed three days with the injury. He's hitting .256/.337/.396 over 164 at-bats.


Travis Snider out Saturday with hamstring injury


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/26/2014) Pirates outfielder Travis Snider is not in the lineup Saturday due to a hamstring injury, MLB.com reports.

Manager Clint Hurdle said before the game that Snider has been dealing with the injury since Tuesday while attempting to make a play on a ball that eventually went for a double. He wasn't available off the bench Friday but could be used late in Saturday's game. "We were a little concerned with him yesterday, but I think he's in a better place," Hurdle said.


Travis Snider goes yard Wednesday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/24/2014) Pirates outfielder Travis Snider went yard Wednesday against the Dodgers.

Snider struck in the second inning. On the first pitch of the at-bat, Snider belted an 85 mph cutter from Dan Haren out to right. Snider also singled and walked during the game. He finished 2 for 3, with three runs scored and one RBI. 


Travis Snider returns from suspension


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(5/11/2014) Pirates outfielder Travis Snider was back in the starting lineup Sunday against the Cardinals after serving a two-game suspension for his actions in a brawl earlier this season with the Brewers. Snider is batting .167 (6 for 36) over his last 20 games (eight starts).

Travis Snider to start serving suspension Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(5/9/2014) Pirates outfielder Travis Snider will start serving his two-game suspension Friday, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Snider was suspended in last month's brawl with the Brewers. He appealed the ruling, but it was upheld. Snider will be available to return Sunday.


Travis Snider manages first two-hit game since April 12


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(5/7/2014) Pirates outfielder Travis Snider certainly made the most of a rare start Wednesday by playing the key offensive role in a tight win over San Francisco.

Snider tripled and scored in the first, then singled in two runs in the second to give his team a 4-1 lead. He broke a 4-for-33 slide in the process.


Travis Snider gets rare start Wednesday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(5/7/2014) The experimentation in right field continued for the Pirates on Wednesday with the inclusion of Travis Snider in the lineup and in the leadoff spot against San Francisco. Slumping Jose Tabata and Josh Harrison had assumed the role in the last two games respectively.

Snider has not started since May 1. He has just one hit in his last 17 at-bats.