Pirates Release Four Minor League Pitchers
Mar20

Pirates Release Four Minor League Pitchers

The Pittsburgh Pirates have released four minor league pitchers, Pirates Prospects has learned. They are lefty pitchers Zac Fuesser and Dalton Friend, along with right-handers Kevin Kleis and Ethan Hollingsworth. Fuesser was drafted by the Pirates in the 34th round in 2009 and he signed for a $125,000 bonus. He pitched all of last season with Bradenton, where he had a 3.18 ERA in 68 innings over 37 relief appearances. In both 2011 and...

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Top Performers: Zack Dodson’s Seven No Hit Innings Lead the System
Aug14

Top Performers: Zack Dodson’s Seven No Hit Innings Lead the System

Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The top ten and the bottom five starts are broken down below the chart. The top five short season pitchers are also highlighted in a separate group, since most of those guys only go 4-5 innings max, and don’t have a good chance of being highlighted in the top ten. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a...

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Minor League Schedule: Pimentel Looks to Recover From Poor Outing
Aug08

Minor League Schedule: Pimentel Looks to Recover From Poor Outing

8/9/13 Probables: Stolmy Pimentel, Ethan Hollingsworth, Joely Rodriguez, Jason Creasy, Jackson Lodge, Wei-Chung Wang

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Top Performers: Clay Holmes Showing Why He’s a Top Prospect
Aug06

Top Performers: Clay Holmes Showing Why He’s a Top Prospect

Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The top ten and the bottom five starts are broken down below the chart. The top five short season pitchers are also highlighted in a separate group, since most of those guys only go 4-5 innings max, and don’t have a good chance of being highlighted in the top ten. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a...

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Minor Moves: Taillon Officially Promoted, Expected to Start Tonight
Aug05

Minor Moves: Taillon Officially Promoted, Expected to Start Tonight

Here are the minor league moves from the last few days. **Jameson Taillon has officially been promoted to Indianapolis, and is making his debut tonight. We heard about the promotion on Friday from Cory Giger. Neal Huntington talked about Taillon’s promotion on Sunday. “There isn’t a great science to player movement up or down,” Huntington said. “We felt like Jameson had done what he needed to do to be...

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