Garcia is one of the players who should be making the jump to the US this year.
Charlie Wilmoth has been good enough to post the Pirates’ minor league roster at Bucs Dugout (which means he had to type the whole thing in). The bulk of it is comprised of the players who were already in the system. Probably the most interesting item every year is the players the team has brought to minor league camp from the two Latin American leagues, and now also from the Australian academy. Most or all of these players will be with the Gulf Coast League entry this summer. The roster also sometimes has a few other interesting implications. Here’s the list of noteworthy names/omissions. Please note that the minor league roster often contains mistakes or accidental omissions, so none of this information can be taken as gospel. Of course, we already knew Luis Heredia would be in the GCL, so I won’t list him.
Francisco Aponte, 2B - Has played three years in the VSL. Hit well in ...
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