Comments on: Pirates Release Eight From Minor League Camp http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/pirates-release-eight-from-minor-league-camp.html Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Thu, 13 Nov 2014 03:30:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 By: Scott Klima http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/pirates-release-eight-from-minor-league-camp.html#comment-13726 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 22:54:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=27641#comment-13726 Thank goodness Josh Rodriguez is gone.  Watching him try to play defense a few days ago was painful.

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By: Tim W. McCann http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/pirates-release-eight-from-minor-league-camp.html#comment-13707 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 17:08:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=27641#comment-13707 Wow. Kinda surprised about Tyler Cox. A decent lefty.

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By: Tim Williams http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/pirates-release-eight-from-minor-league-camp.html#comment-13706 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 16:59:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=27641#comment-13706 Out of the organization.

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By: Nate http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/pirates-release-eight-from-minor-league-camp.html#comment-13705 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 16:41:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=27641#comment-13705 Are these players “released” as in out of the organization, or just released from camp and now to be assigned to a minor league affiliate?

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By: Kevin_Creagh http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/pirates-release-eight-from-minor-league-camp.html#comment-13702 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 15:02:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=27641#comment-13702 Happens every spring, but this year is different because Tim is down there the whole time and has access to the information directly.  It would just trickle out here and there, but with an accredited media member you get it quickly and efficiently.

I always like to think of this time of year like a volcano.  The new magma (recent draft/internationals) is constantly bubbling to the surface and displaces the crusty lava that has already dried (peaked out in the system).

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By: John Lease http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/pirates-release-eight-from-minor-league-camp.html#comment-13685 Wed, 28 Mar 2012 11:10:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=27641#comment-13685 What an absolute waste of a Rule V pick was Josh Rodriguez.  Which was what I thought when they got him.

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By: capirate http://www.piratesprospects.com/2012/03/pirates-release-eight-from-minor-league-camp.html#comment-13669 Tue, 27 Mar 2012 23:01:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=27641#comment-13669 I don’t remember the Pirates releasing so many minor leaguers in previous Spring Trainings. Perhaps it indicates that the overall quality is edging up some.

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