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Barrett Barnes Promoted to West Virginia

Barrett Barnes Promoted to West Virginia

Barrett Barnes has been promoted to West Virginia.

The Pirates have promoted Barrett Barnes to West Virginia. Barnes was previously in extended Spring Training getting extra at-bats and recovering from an oblique injury that he had at the end of Spring Training. The at-bats were meant to make up for the lost time from the end of camp, and get him ready for the season.

Barnes will make West Virginia an even more interesting offense to follow. Currently the best lineup looks like:

C - Wyatt Mathisen

1B - Stetson Allie

2B - Dilson Herrera

SS - Max Moroff

3B - Eric Wood

LF - Raul Fortunato

CF - Barrett Barnes

RF - Josh Bell

DH - Walker Gourley

To make room for Barnes, the Pirates sent Junior Sosa to Bradenton. There's no corresponding move from Bradenton unt...

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