Minor Moves: Pirates Release Two Lower Level Pitchers

Minor Moves: Pirates Release Two Lower Level Pitchers

Baseball America has their latest minor league transactions, with news that the Pittsburgh Pirates have released two minor league pitchers: Luis Campos and Jimy Hernandez. Both players profiled as lower level organizational pitchers.

The report also includes a lot of moves that we've heard about, such as the signing of five right-handers on minor league deals. There's also a note that Jason Erickson and Miguel Perez were both re-signed. Erickson served as a player/coach last year in the GCL. Perez was in a player/coach role, but actually got a few at-bats in Altoona. Both should return to similar roles in 2014.

UPDATE 12:16 PM: I just received word that Samuel Gonzalez has been converted to a coach. The catcher put up some impressive offensive numbers in 2011 while playing with State...

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