For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, check out our article here. Throughout the year, we will provide the recaps of both teams, as well as highlight one player each day.
Jonathan Minier, RHP (1.93) - 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 2 K, 0 HR
Johan De Jesus, SS (.141) - 1-for-3
Game Notes: The Pirates1 had their eight game win streak snapped, losing 3-0 to the Rockies. The Pirates1 were able to collect just four hits all game, all singles. They drew one walk and struck out nine times. Pablo Reyes was the only Pirates player with two hits. Jose Regalado took the loss due to one unearned run over five innings. He continued his impressive seas...
John was born in Kearny, NJ, hometown of the 2B for the Pirates 1909 World Championship team, Dots Miller. In fact they have some of the same relatives in common, so it was only natural for him to become a lifelong Pirates fan. Before joining Pirates Prospects in July 2010, John had written numerous articles on the history of baseball while also releasing his own book and co-authoring another on the history of the game. He writes a weekly article on Pirates history for the site, has already interviewed many of the current minor leaguers with many more on the way and follows the foreign minor league teams very closely for the site. John also provides in person game reports of the West Virginia Power and Altoona Curve.