Rotowire: Nov 3 / 1:35p ET
News: Axford was outrighted off the Pirates' 40-man roster and will become a minor league free agent.
Impact: Axford has pitched on four teams over the past two seasons, and will look to join a fifth organization as a mid-inning righty out of the bullpen.
Rotowire: Oct 25 / 7:07a ET
News: Axford has been designated for assignment by the Pirates.
Impact: The former closer made 13 appearances for the Pirates, compiling a 12:6 K:BB and allowing nine hits over 11 innings. He'll likely end up a free agent in the coming days, with the hope of latching a guaranteed deal somewhere for 2015.