DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Drop Yankees, Lose Tough One To Cubs
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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Drop Yankees, Lose Tough One To Cubs

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 4, Yankees2 2 Starting Pitcher: Ramon Rodriguez, RHP (3.13) – 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 3 K, 1 HR Top Hitter: Ramses Pena, 1B (.308) – 2-for-4, RBI, 2 SB Other Notable...

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DSL Prospect Watch: High Priced Players Make Their Pro Debuts

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 7, Rockies 4 Starting Pitcher: Jose Regalado, RHP (1-0, 7.20) – 5.0 IP, 5 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 1 HR Top Hitter: Luis Benitez, CF (.750) – 3-for-4, 2B, 3B, RBI, BB Other...

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Pirates 2012 International Spending Recap

Ben Badler of Baseball America, released his recap of the Pirates 2012 International spending today. Like every other team in baseball, the Pirates had a $2.9 M cap for spending on International players. That cap didn’t go into place until July 2nd and it runs until June 15,2013. Any signings made earlier in the year did not count against it, plus there are a few allowances for spending just over the 2.9 M number. The top six...

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DSL Pirates 2012: Players to Watch

Complete DSL Coverage The Hitters The Pitchers 10 Prospects to Watch Unlike the other teams in the system, it is much harder to put together a top ten prospect list for the Dominican Summer League. There is very little to go on besides the season stats, signing information and scouting reports that are few and far between. You base a lot on performance, where the players actually played on the field, and the player’s age, both...

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Pirates Sign International Catcher Yoel Gonzalez

According to the Dominican Prospect League baseball site, the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed 16 year old catcher Yoel Gonzalez. Gonzalez wasn’t eligible to sign until today, when he turned 16. The DPL site says he signed for $350,000. He’s 6′ 1″, 175 pounds, and a righty/righty. The scouting report on the site notes that he’s a mature receiver behind the plate, who receives the ball cleanly and blocks...

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