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Minor Moves: Bradenton Bullpen Gets A Makeover

Minor Moves: Bradenton Bullpen Gets A Makeover
John Dreker

After using Walker Gourley two days in a row, possibly the first time I've ever seen a position player do that, the Bradenton Marauders added some fresh arms to their bullpen.

The first move that left them somewhat short-handed, was promoting Tyler Waldron to Altoona and getting Brandon Mann back in return. Mann had just pitched five innings in place of Zack Dodson, who was a late scratch from his start, so Mann wasn't any use to the Marauders.

Today, they brought up both Andy Otamendi and Oderman Rocha from Extended Spring Training and sent out Bryton Trepagnier and Josh Smith. The latter two were used for a combined seven innings on Wednesday, so neither was available short-term.

Otamendi is a 21-year-old lefty that split last season between the GCL Pirates and Jamestown. He has...

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John Dreker

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.

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