Pirates sign Kevin Kleis

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed another later round draft pick, this time it’s 27th round pick Kevin Kleis.  Kleis is out of the JuCo ranks, playing for Grossmont College last year.  He only pitched 16.1 innings in relief, and while he had a good 7.2 K/9 ratio, his control struggled.  Kleis does have a huge frame, at 6′ 8″, 225 pounds, which makes him an interesting option.  He’s also...

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Pirates sign Bryton Trepagnier

I mentioned this earlier today, but it’s now been confirmed: the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed 41st round draft pick Bryton Trepagnier.  Trepagnier, a right handed pitcher, came out of the prep ranks, pitching for East St. John high school.  He had a commitment to Bossier Parish Community College after being the staff ace at East St. John. Trepagnier has a projectable frame, at 6′ 5″, 180 pounds.  He...

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Update on Logan Pevny and Bryton Trepagnier

On Saturday I broke the news that 49th round draft pick Logan Pevny had signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Paul Dottino has more on the signing at NorthJersey.com, including the following notes: -The Pirates will pay Pevny for four years at a state college when he is done playing baseball-Pevny just made the switch from shortstop to pitcher last year-Pevny says that scouts have clocked his fastball as high as 92 MPH, and...

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Bucs sign two more draft picks

Tim Williams at BuccoFans.com reports that the Pirates have signed two more draftees, 49th rounder Logan Pevny and 41st rounder Bryton Trepagnier.

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Notes on Day Three of the Draft

I wasn’t around for day three of the MLB draft, as I was on my way out of town for my friend’s wedding this weekend.  After taking a look at the selections, and doing some research, I was able to find a few tidbits on each player.  I will have their player pages up by early next week, with the 2010 Draft Pick Signing Tracker going up on Sunday night (it sounds like some easy signings could be announced on...

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