Black will move to the bullpen in 2011.
The Pittsburgh Pirates used a first round compensation pick in 2009 to draft Victor Black, originally getting the pick for failing to sign Tanner Scheppers the previous year. Black was considered to be a top relief pitching prospect, rated as the number 50 prospect in the 2009 draft by Baseball America. However, he worked mostly out of the rotation after joining the Pirates' system. That isn't unusual for top Pirates pitching prospects, as the team always tries to give their best arms maximum innings, and the opportunity to have success as a starter, which is a far more valuable role. That role will change for Black in 2011.
According to Dejan Kovacevic, the Pirates will move Black to the bullpen in 2011, after the right hander was held to ...
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