DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Lose Series Openers To Cardinals and Phillies

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.  PIRATES1  Box Score Result: Phillies 3, Pirates 1 Starting Pitcher: Miguel Ferreras, RHP (0-3, 4.15) – 5.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 1 K, 0 HR Top Hitter: Yunelky Adames, 1B (.232) – 1-for-3,  2B, BB Other...

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Pirates sign six Latin prospects

According to Dejan Kovacevic, the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed six Latin American prospects.  The players are outfielder Willy Garcia, right handed pitchers Brayan Almonte, Oderman Rocha, and Jose Luis Acosta, left handed pitcher Angel Sanchez, and first baseman Jose Roman. We heard about Garcia back in February, although the deal was never confirmed until now.  Garcia received $280,000, which is higher than any bonus...

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