The Pittsburgh Pirates released six minor leaguers this morning. Details on each player below.
Logan Pevny - Pevny was a 49th round prep pitcher taken in the 2010 draft. He's a tall, skinny pitcher who throws in the upper 80s, and tops out at 92 with sink to his fastball. He threw for State College last year, pitching in relief. The right-hander had good overall numbers, with a 2.08 ERA, but needed some improvement on his strikeout and walk rates.
Mike Jefferson - Jefferson was taken in the 22nd round of the 2011 draft, and had been used as a starter the last two seasons. The lefty threw in the 86-88 range in some outings, and 90-91 in others. He had good off-speed stuff, which led to some good results in the lower levels.
Zach Foster - Foster is a sidearm pitcher who has thrown out of the bullpen in Bradenton the last two years. He will be 26 this year, so he was getting a little old for prospect status, especially with only one game above A-ball. Foster spent ...
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