Pirates Prospects has learned that Bradenton right-handed pitcher Dario Agrazal will be promoted to Altoona after the Florida State League All-Star break. Agrazal started last night's game for Bradenton, so he won't be available to Altoona until Tuesday at the earliest. Expect him to be added to the active roster on the day that he is scheduled to make his first start.
Agrazal has pitched terrific this season and just added strikeouts to his game. He has always been a pitch-to-contact guy, working down in the zone and pitching to both sides of the plate. He's been excellent at getting ground balls, but was never a big strikeout pitcher until last month. In his last seven starts, he has picked up at least six strikeouts in six of those games.
After signing as a pitcher who sat 87-91 a...
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