Pittsburgh Pirates Extended Spring Training Roster

Spring Training is over for the full season teams, but for players who will start the year in State College, the Gulf Coast League, or the Dominican Summer League, there’s extended Spring Training. Extended Spring Training works similar to regular Spring Training in minor league camp. The team works out in the morning, then plays intrasquad games in the afternoon.

The following players are on the Pirates’ extended Spring Training roster. They will start the 2012 season in either State College, the Gulf Coast League, or the Dominican Summer League. You may see some of these players show up on the Bradenton Marauders’ roster when the Marauders need an injury replacement. Some of the veterans could show up in Altoona or Indianapolis to fill in for an in-season injury.

KEY: * = Left-Handed, # = Switch Hitter


Colten Brewer

Jake Burnette

Martires Cadet*

Luis Campos

Orlando Castro*

Jason Creasy

Axel Diaz

Roberto Espinosa

Tyler Glasnow

Kris Harvey

Luis Heredia

Jimmy Hernandez

Yhonathan Herrand

Clayton Holmes

David Jagoditsh

Robert Kilcrease*

Kevin Kleis

Wilson Lee*

Jackson Lodge*

Cesar Lopez

Mike Loree

Alex Lukashevich

Aneudy Merejo

Joan Montero

Dovydas Neverauskas

Andy Otamendi*

Vince Payne

Clario Perez

Logan Pevny

Josh Poytress*

Robby Rowland

Joely Rodriguez*

Isaac Sanchez

Brian Tallet*

Bryton Trepagnier

Wei-Chung Wang*


Dylan Child

Jin De Jhang*

Ryan Hornback

Derek Trent*

David Valesente


Francisco Aponte#

Yhonathan Barrios

Jorge Bishop

Edwin Espinal

Walker Gourley

Dilson Herrera

Jared LaKind*

Greg Picart#

Ashley Ponce


Elvis Escobar*

Raul Fortunato

Alex Fuselier*

Rodarrick Jones

Taylor Lewis*

Carlos Mesa

Candon Myles*

Gavi Nivar

Anthony Norman*

Harold Ramirez

Luis Urena

Jesus Vasquez

Disabled List

Daniel Cabrera, RHP

Eliecer Cardenas, RHP

Michael Crotta, RHP

Kawika Emsley-Pai, C

Sammy Gonzalez, C

Ryan Hafner, RHP

Jeff Inman, RHP

Phil Irwin, RHP

Logan Kensing, RHP

Kyle McPherson, RHP

Jose Morales, C

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Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6KEYHS3XWH74U3LRIHGWL7XPBA Nate

    Where will Heredia go after extended ST?

    • http://www.piratesprospects.com Tim Williams

      State College

      • szielinski

         I expected Heredia to return to the GCL. Are the Pirates being aggressive or with Heredia or has he clearly developed the skills needed to pitch at SC?

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