Daily Archives: January 5, 2012

Winter League Playoffs 1/5– Strong Start For Figueroa, Welch Homers

Checking in on Pirates' players and friends in Thursday's winter league play:   VENEZUELAN LEAGUE Caribes de Anzoategui  7,  Aguilas del Zulia  2 Exicardo Cayones made a start...

Pirates Release Four Lower Level Minor Leaguers

According to Baseball America, the Pirates have released four minor league pitchers.  The four are right-handers Mitchell Fienemann, Jarryd Sullivan, and Joe Parsons, and...

Winter League Playoffs 1/4 — Hernandez Homers

The Puerto Rican League season ends today, with their playoffs beginning over the weekend.  Meanwhile the other Caribbean leagues continue in playoff mode.  In...

Minor League Depth — First Base

“Firstbase prospect” isn’t a concept that’s highly popular with scouts. They tend to dislike players who are limited to first for a several reasons....

This Date in Pirates History: January 5

No big transactions or big name players born on this date on this date in Pittsburgh Pirates history but plenty of players to get...
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