Winter Leagues: Pittsburgh Pirates In Panama
Jan11

Winter Leagues: Pittsburgh Pirates In Panama

Starling Marte told the Dominican League site yesterday that he missed two games early this week due to minor back discomfort, contrary to what we heard from some sources covering the team. There was speculation by some that he was taking off as a precaution due to a back injury, but the official word was that he was just resting. Marte said that he decided to take off until the minor discomfort was totally gone. He missed two games...

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DSL Pirates 2013: Ten Prospects to Watch
Aug30

DSL Pirates 2013: Ten Prospects to Watch

Complete DSL Coverage The Hitters The Pitchers Ten Prospects to Watch Last Year’s Ten Prospects to Watch As I mention every time I do these things, it is a lot more difficult to predict the top prospects at this level than it is at any other level. This season I have been fortunate enough to get much more input on the players. So rather than relying solely on things like bonuses, age/size, initial scouting reports when they sign...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates2 Lose Badly to Tigers in Playoff Opener
Aug26

DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates2 Lose Badly to Tigers in Playoff Opener

The Dominican Summer League playoffs started today, with the Pirates2 taking on the Detroit Tigers affiliate. The playoff format is best of three in the first round, with the two best teams in the league getting first round byes. The Pirates2 won the Wildcard spot with a 46-26 record, so they met up against the Tigers, who finished 49-22 on the season. The two teams played each other four times during the regular season, splitting a...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Twelve Straight Wins For Pirates2, Four Hits For Hurtarte
Aug20

DSL Prospect Watch: Twelve Straight Wins For Pirates2, Four Hits For Hurtarte

For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, check out our article here.  For a recap of the DSL All-Star game, check out our article here. Throughout the year, we will provide the recaps of both teams, as well as highlight one player/stat each day. PIRATES1 Box Score Result: Pirates 11, Yankees2 3 Starting Pitcher: Christian Henriquez, LHP (1.87) 4.2 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 0 HR Top Hitter:...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Win Three Games on Tuesday Behind Strong Pitching
Aug14

DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Win Three Games on Tuesday Behind Strong Pitching

For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, check out our article here.  For a recap of the DSL All-Star game, 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: Pirates 8, Phillies 0 Starting Pitcher: Christian Henriquez, LHP (3-1, 1.53) – 5.0 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 0 HR Top...

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