Pirates Re-Sign Felipe Gonzalez

Baseball America posted the latest transactions today, announcing that the Pittsburgh Pirates have re-signed pitcher Felipe Gonzalez. After being picked up from the New York Yankees in the minor league portion of the Rule V draft, Gonzalez spent most of the 2014 season in the West Virginia Power bullpen, making 33 total appearances, eight as a starter. He had a 2.81 ERA in 93 innings before being promoted to Bradenton, where he made two starts and one relief appearance. Gonzalez had a .229 BAA and 31:94 BB/SO ratio in 102.1 innings this season.

Despite reaching minor league free agency already, he will play the 2015 season as a 23-year-old. Gonzalez signed as a 16-year-old back in 2008. He is currently playing winter ball in Mexico for Mazatlan.