The Pittsburgh Pirates have released three minor league players, according to Baseball America's transactions. The players were Justin Ennis, Jorge Bishop, and Aneudy Merejo. Some information on the three players.
Justin Ennis - He was a lower level bullpen guy, splitting the last three years between West Virginia and State College. Ennis didn't have much of a fastball, throwing it in the mid-80s. He added a knuckleball this year, but that didn't help his numbers, and that type of move is usually a last ditch effort.
Jorge Bishop - Bishop showed some promise in the first half of the 2010 GCL season, but hasn’t repeated that success in two return trips to the level. In 2012 he hit for a .169 average as a 21 year old in his third year in the ...
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