Daily Prospect Profile: Yhonathan Barrios

In 2008, the Pittsburgh Pirates made a few minor splashes in the international market, spending $1 M between Exicardo Cayonez, Jodaneli Carvajal, and Yhonathan Barrios.  Barrios, signed for $250 K out of Colombia, didn’t get off to the best start in 2009 with the VSL Pirates.  He hit for a .241/.309/.346 line.  Yet his talent was enough for the Pirates to promote him to the US for the 2010 season.  Unfortunately, Barrios...

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2011 GCL Pirates Preview: Position Players

The GCL Pirates began their season on Monday.  Below is a look at the position players who will start the year on the 2011 GCL roster.  Also, be sure to check out our preview of the pitchers. Catcher Joey Schoenfeld returns to the Gulf Coast League, after spending parts of the last two seasons at the level.  Schoenfeld was a 10th round pick in the 2009 draft, and signed late, only getting 14 at-bats at the level.  Last year he...

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