Today I got to see two pitchers for the first time. For the last year I've seen Wei-Chung Wang walking around in a red shirt as he recovered from Tommy John surgery. I also saw Hayden Hurst last year in the GCL after the 2012 draft pick signed. However, he didn't pitch in the GCL, so I didn't get to see him throw. Today, both pitchers were on the mound in the low-A game against the Toronto farm system. Here are my thoughts on each player.
Wei-Chung Wang, flashing a red glove with a Pirates logo on the web.
The Pirates originally signed Wang for $350,000 out of Taiwan in 2011, which was a record at the time. Wang signed at the same time as Jin-De Jhang. However, the left-handed pitcher had a torn ligament in his elbow and needed Tommy John surgery. That put him out f...
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