Pirates Release Four Minor League Pitchers
May12

Pirates Release Four Minor League Pitchers

According to Baseball America, the Pittsburgh Pirates have released four minor league pitchers. Lefty pitcher Marcus Beltrez and right-handers Christian Santiago, Arquimedes Lorenzo and Ramon Rodriguez have all been released recently. All four were in Extended Spring Training. Lorenzo was said to be raw, but with huge potential when he signed back in 2009, but a PED suspension side-tracked his career and he never fully recovered. He...

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DSL Pirates 2013 Season Recap: Pitchers
Aug30

DSL Pirates 2013 Season Recap: Pitchers

The Pirates had two teams in the Dominican Summer League that played well and their starting pitching carried them all season. They had a group of eight pitchers between their two rotations, that all had excellent seasons. Possibly the most impressive part is that two of their top starters went down early in the season, so with those two players includes in the conversation, they could have filled every spot with a good starter. Even...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Tough Losses For Both Teams As Season Winds Down
Aug22

DSL Prospect Watch: Tough Losses For Both Teams As Season Winds Down

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: Mets2 10, Pirates 6 Starting Pitcher: Jandy Vasquez, RHP (3-6, 5.53) 2.1 IP, 4 H, 6 R, 6 ER, 2 BB, 0 K, 0 HR Top Hitter:...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Henriquez Continues Strong Pitching in Win Over Rockies
Aug08

DSL Prospect Watch: Henriquez Continues Strong Pitching in Win Over Rockies

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 5, Rockies 2 Starting Pitcher: Christian Henriquez, LHP (2-1, 1.69) – 5.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2 K, 0 HR Top...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Shutout Rangers, Lose In Extras To Nationals
Jul26

DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Shutout Rangers, Lose In Extras To Nationals

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 2, Rangers 0 Starting Pitcher: Ramon Rodriguez, RHP (1.80) – 4.1 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 5 BB, 1 K, 0 HR Top Hitter:...

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