Pirates Release Jeremy Farrell

The Pirates released Jeremy Farrell.

The Pirates released Jeremy Farrell.

The Pittsburgh Pirates have released third baseman Jeremy Farrell, according to the latest minor league transactions from Baseball America. Farrell didn’t make either of the top level teams out of Spring Training. In two seasons with Altoona he combined for a .241/.330/.346 line in 610 at-bats. Farrell also had problems staying healthy throughout his career.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/john.lease.7 John Lease

    When exactly was he drafted, what round? As I recall he was a fairly high pick but he’s been here an awfully long time.

  • http://www.facebook.com/john.lease.7 John Lease

    From Neil’s first draft class. An 8th rounder. Compared to the 2009 class, 2008 was a banner year, some of them remain.