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Pirates Re-Sign Casey Sadler and Angel Sanchez

Pirates Prospects has learned that the Pittsburgh Pirates have re-signed right-handed pitchers Casey Sadler and Angel Sanchez to a minor league contracts. Both missed all of 2016 while recovering from Tommy John surgery. The Pirates signed both Sadler and Sanchez as a minor league free agent this past off-season, just days after releasing them. They […]
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Pirates Release and Re-Sign Angel Sanchez

The Pittsburgh Pirates have released right-handed pitcher Angel Sanchez. He split last season between Altoona and Indianapolis, looking like he regained his prospect status, until he went down with an arm injury in an early August start. He required Tommy John surgery, which wasn’t performed until after the season, so that put him out for […]
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Indianapolis Top 10 Led By Three Guys Who Could Be in...

Indianapolis built up a huge lead at the beginning of the season in the standings, but struggled toward the middle of the season with call-ups and players adjusting to the level. However, once the first-time players at the level adjusted, the team improved. After sweeping Scranton in the first round of the playoffs, Indianapolis took Columbus to […]
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Tyler Glasnow and Josh Bell Lead a Loaded Altoona Top 10...

Altoona made the post-season this year, winning a Wild Card spot, but going on to lose to Bowie in the playoffs in a best of five series. They made the playoffs on the strength of a very prospect-rich team throughout the year. That started with two of the best prospects in the system at the […]
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Jameson Taillon and Other Rehab Guys Shut Down Until Instructs

ST. LOUIS — The Pittsburgh Pirates have shut down a few rehabbing prospects, including Jameson Taillon, due to the end of the minor league season. The Gulf Coast League season ended last week, limiting a lot of the rehab opportunities for guys going through that process. In Taillon’s case, he had inguinal hernia surgery on July […]
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Angel Sanchez to Have Tommy John Surgery

A year ago, the Pirates claimed Angel Sanchez from the Chicago White Sox. The right-hander had bounced around a lot during the 2014 season, with the Pirates being the fourth team that claimed him off waivers. But it looked like he finally found a landing spot with the Pirates. They snuck him through waivers in […]
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Pitching Injuries Starting to Pile Up at Indianapolis, Sanchez to DL

While already dealing with injuries to Casey Sadler and the third DL stint this season for John Holdzkom, Indianapolis saw three more pitchers go down on the most recent road trip. In what appears to be a lost season after such a promising campaign last year for John Holdzkom, Indianapolis manager Dean Treanor said that […]
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Prospect Watch: Austin Meadows Homers, Pablo Reyes Has a Big Night

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the bottom of the list. […]
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Prospect Watch: Keller Looks Good in Debut, Heredia Hit Hard

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the bottom of the list. […]
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Morning Report: Looking Back at the Players Sent to the AFL...

The Pittsburgh Pirates sent eight players to the Arizona Fall League last year, five pitchers and three position players. During league play, the Pirates saw good results from four of their pitchers, while Thomas Harlan struggled in a starting role. Elias Diaz held his own at the plate, but Dan Gamache and Josh Bell each […]
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