Pirates Release Eight Players From the DSL
May30

Pirates Release Eight Players From the DSL

The Pittsburgh Pirates have released eight players from their Dominican Summer League team. The most surprising name among the group is first baseman Dennis Hurtarte, who was one of the best Pirates hitters during the second half last year in the DSL and the reports on his Spring Training this year were great. Hurtarte was already signed by the Baltimore Orioles, who plan to bring him to the US later this week. The other seven players...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Vivas, Herrera Keep Pirates2 Alive in 6-5 Victory Over Tigers
Aug27

DSL Prospect Watch: Vivas, Herrera Keep Pirates2 Alive in 6-5 Victory Over Tigers

The Dominican Summer League playoffs continued today as the Pirates2 returned home facing elimination against the Tigers DSL affiliate after losing 10-0 yesterday in the opener of a best-of-three game series. The Pirates2 went with 19-year-old righty Julio Vivas on the mound. He went 5-2, 2.30 on the year and pitched even better at home, going 2-0, 0.75 in six starts.  After being hit around all game yesterday, it was the Pirates2...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Lucky Thirteen For Pirates2 In Win Over Cubs
Aug21

DSL Prospect Watch: Lucky Thirteen For Pirates2 In Win Over Cubs

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 The Pirates1 were rained out yesterday. The game was canceled and will not be made up. PIRATES2 Box Score Result: Pirates 5, Cubs 0 Starting...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Shut Out Mets, De La Cruz Homers Again
Jul19

DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Shut Out Mets, De La Cruz Homers Again

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: Pirates 5, Mets2 0 Starting Pitcher: Ramon Rodriguez, RHP (2.02) – 4.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 1 K, 0 HR Top Hitter: Julio de la Cruz, DH (.202) – 1-for-4, HR, 2 RBI Other Notable...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates2 Go Extra Against Cubs In Walk-Off Win

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: Pirates 8, Yankees2 5 in 10 innings Starting Pitcher: Miguel Ferreras, RHP (4.80) – 2.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 4 BB, 3 K, 0 HR Top Hitter: Luis Benitez, CF (.225) – 2-for-4, 2B, 3 RBI,...

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