Here are some new and notes from around the system for your Tuesday morning.
*The Pittsburgh Pirates signed 17-year-old Dominican catcher Darwin Baez on Sunday. He's the sixth catcher they have signed since July 2nd and he will fill out one of the Dominican Summer League rosters. Baez will probably have a tough time getting playing time this year with some interesting new catchers signed ahead of him. The only returning catcher from last year's DSL team is Ruben Gonzalez, a 20-year-old who didn't show much on offense as a first-year pro last year. Gonzalez was still a solid defensive catcher and his age/experience could get him some playing time over a younger group of players. The Pirates have now signed 61 international players since July 2nd.
*Hector Quinones, who was drafted in t...
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