DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates2 Drop Playoff Series to Tigers
Aug28

DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates2 Drop Playoff Series to Tigers

The first round of the Dominican Summer League playoffs wrapped up this morning, with the Pirates2 taking on the Tigers in the finale of a best-of-three series. The Tigers won big in game one, then almost made a comeback in game two after the Pirates2 took an early lead. With the series on the line, the Pirates2 turned to 19-year-old righty Eduardo Vera, who had an impressive season this year. He went 1-0, 1.95 in 13 starts and one...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Walk-Off Against Mets After Losing Eight Run Lead
Aug16

DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Walk-Off Against Mets After Losing Eight Run Lead

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 6, Marlins 1 Starting Pitcher: Jandy Vasquez, RHP (3-5, 4.75) – 5.0 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 0 K, 0 HR Top Hitter: Rudy...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Shutout Mets and Marlins
Jul31

DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Shutout Mets and Marlins

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 7, Marlins 0 Starting Pitcher: Miguel Ferreras, RHP (1-5, 4.66) – 5.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 6 K, 0 HR Top...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Runs Hard To Come By As Pirates Lose Twice

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: Marlins 6, Pirates 1 Starting Pitcher: Jandy Vasquez, RHP (0-1, 11.57) – 4.0 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 0 HR Top Hitter: Tito Polo, LF (.393) – 2-for-4 Other Notable Performers:...

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International Prospect Trends: July 2012

Back in early July, I did an in-depth look at the two Dominican Summer League teams of the Pittsburgh Pirates, with early season notes on the players to watch. We now take a look at how some of those players have performed over the month of July, as well as a couple new names to watch. Maximo Rivera has seen his numbers drop off slightly over the last month, but this is still a breakout season for the highly touted 19-year-old, who...

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