Tag: Adrian Valerio

First Pitch: The Pirates Are Stockpiling Shortstop Prospects

Today I was working on the GCL Preview, and noticed how many shortstops the Pirates have at the level. The main guy to watch...

DSL Pirates Report: Shortstop Adrian Valerio is Starting to Heat Up...

After the first week of the Dominican Summer League season, we mentioned how the team's pitching was so bad, that it was overshadowing a...

Prospect Watch: Way Down on the Farm, a Defensive Shortstop Shows...

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn't include players currently in the...

DSL Pirates Report: First Week Pitching Woes Overshadow Strong Offense

The first full week of the Dominican Summer League season is in the books and the Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate is off to a 1-6...

2014 DSL Pirates Preview: Another Wave Of High Upside Offensive Talent

The Pittsburgh Pirates had two Dominican Summer League teams last year and spread the talent out between both clubs. With the added affiliate in...

First Pitch: The Pirates Short and Long Term at Shortstop

Today I wrote about Jordy Mercer and how I think he's going to bounce back offensively this year. He may already be in the...

Pirates 2013 International Signing Recap

Ben Badler from Baseball America released his recap of the 2013 signings by the Pittsburgh Pirates. Most of the bigger names are released when...

Prospect Videos: More Gregory Polanco Greatness and a New Shortstop

Here are a few short videos to enjoy on your Saturday morning. Earlier in the week I posted two Gregory Polanco videos highlighting his...

Pirates Sign Dominican Shortstop Adrian Valerio

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with Dominican shortstop Adrian Valerio on a $400,000 bonus. He is the second big International signing from...

Pirates Linked to a Few International Players on The Eve of...

The 2013-14 International Signing Period begins tomorrow, and the Pirates have about $2.43 M to spend on international players this year. Over the weekend...

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Pirates Prospects took the leap to being my full-time job at the end of the 2010 season, all thanks to the release of our...