2010 DSL Pirates Preview

The Dominican Summer League Pirates didn’t get as much attention in 2009 as the Venezuelan Summer League Pirates, which is probably due to their 29-38 record, and the lack of big name prospects at the level.  A lot of the breakout players and big bonuses were in the VSL for the Pirates, which is probably why the DSL team saw a big overhaul this off-season. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the DSL, here is a...

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2009 International Signings

Links to Coverage -Ping-Hung Chi, Sheng-Chin Hung, and Chih-Wei Hsu Signed -Information on Ping-Hung Chi from Taiwan Baseball -More on Ping-Hung Chi -Information on Sheng-Chin Hung from Taiwan Baseball -Information on Chih-Wei Hsu -Pedro Lara, Roberson Valdez, Alen Hanson, Orlando Castro, Carlos Esqueda, and Richard Montilla Signed (Includes info from Rene Gayo on each player) -Dovydas Neverauskas and Dylan Child Signed -Article on a...

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