Tag: Andy Vasquez

Minor Moves: Jaff Decker Activated From DL, Garcia Returns to Lineup

The Indianapolis Indians have activated outfielder Jaff Decker from the disabled list and assigned Andy Vasquez to the West Virginia(Morgantown) Black Bears. We had an update on Decker earlier this week, when he was playing games in Extended Spring Training. He said that he hoped to be back to Indianapolis within a week and it […]
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Minor Moves: Adam Frazier Activated From DL, Lincoln and Wall...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have made a handful of moves in the minors today. The big move is that shortstop Adam Frazier has been activated from the disabled list and added to the Altoona roster. He has missed the beginning of the season with a hand injury that occurred during Spring Training. Frazier spent all of […]
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Minor Moves: Barrett Barnes Assigned to Extended Spring Training, Brad Lincoln...

Besides Jaff Decker getting activated and assigned to Indianapolis today, there have been other moves around the minors in the last two days. To make room on the Indianapolis roster, the Pirates have assigned pitcher Adam Miller to the West Virginia Black Bears roster. Yesterday, Brad Lincoln was assigned to Indianapolis and made his season […]
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Winter Leagues: Hernandez Stars in Caribbean Opener, Kennelly Going to Finals

A recap of recent winter ball action for Pittsburgh Pirates players, as action begins to wind down in all the leagues. As of Feb 1st, all that remained were the finals of the Latin American Series, the finals in the Australian Baseball League and the entire Caribbean Series. In the tiebreaker game in Panama, Colombia […]
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Winter Leagues: Gorkys Hernandez Helps Team to Caribbean Series

Wrapping up a few days of winter league action in one article, since there isn’t much going on at this point. On Monday night in Mexico, Sebastian Valle went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts. He was 1-for-2 in throwing out base runners. His team lost 4-3, which wrapped up the finals, sending Tomateros de Culiacan to […]
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Winter Leagues: Mel Rojas Jr. Homers, Sebastian Valle Gets Drafted For...

In the championship series in the Dominican on Tuesday night, Mel Rojas Jr. went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in the third inning that gave his team a lead they would never relinquish. Rojas scored two runs and stole his first base of the playoffs in the 5-3 victory that evened up the best-of-nine series […]
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Winter Leagues: Andy Vasquez Homers in Three Straight Games, Rojas and...

It was a slow Monday night in winter ball, although we do have some late news from Sunday night that didn’t get into Monday’s article. In Colombia, Andy Vasquez homered and drove in five runs in his team’s win. In the first two games, he is 4-for-9 with two homers and eight RBIs. His team […]
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Winter Leagues: Grand Slam From Gorkys Hernandez, Playoffs Begin in Colombia

In Venezuela on Saturday night, Gorkys Hernandez had just one hit in five trips to the plate and he made his first error of the playoffs, but he made that one hit count. In the fifth inning, Hernandez cleared the bases with a grand slam over the left field wall, helping Caribes de Anzoategui to […]
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Pirates Re-Sign Andy Vasquez

One of the longest tenured Pittsburgh Pirates players has returned to the organization as a minor league free agent. Andy Vasquez, who signed as an amateur free agent out of the Dominican Republic in 2006, will return for his ninth season in the farm system. He spent the 2014 season with Altoona, where he hit […]
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Winter Leagues: Tony Sanchez Sent Home From Dominican, Stolmy Pimentel Gets...

Monday was a very slow day for winter league action. There were only two games on the schedule and one Pittsburgh Pirates player saw action. There was big news however from the Dominican. Tony Sanchez was sent home due to poor performance. That isn’t surprising as he was hitting .100, having issues on defense, and […]
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