Comments on: Pirates trade Freddy Sanchez for Tim Alderson Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Sat, 15 Nov 2014 17:12:00 +0000 hourly 1 By: replicajewelry Thu, 30 Jul 2009 04:20:00 +0000 Tim Alderson is just 20 year old and holding his own double-A, and his integration capability is uncommon at this age. Apparently his 6′6′ right-hander has above-average command and control for his age. Also he can throw in the low-90s and has a plus curveball and a developing changeup, and some other data shows that he's 20 years old and pitching in double-A with exceptional command and control for his age.