The Massachusetts Pirates announce the following transactions as they prepare for the home opener Saturday, May 22 at 7:30pm at Phoenix Field at the DCU Center.

Signed wide receiver Ron’Quavion Tarver, 6’ 4” 225 lbs. Utah State

Signed wide receiver Damoun Patterson, 6’ 2” 190 lbs. Youngstown State

Released wide receiver Demarcus Ayers, 5’ 11” 185 lbs. Houston

Released wide receiver RJ Shelton, 5’ 11” 200, Michigan State

Released running back Nick Gibson,5’ 11” 215, Mississippi State

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