Tag: Dan Gamache

Pirates Release Infielder Dan Gamache

The Pittsburgh Pirates have released infielder Dan Gamache. He spent the 2016 season with Indianapolis, where he saw limited time throughout the season, hitting .244/.338/.324 in 176 at-bats. He was a sixth round draft pick in 2011 out of Auburn. The 25-year-old Gamache put up strong stats during the first half of 2015 with Altoona, […]
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Second Round of Pirates Cuts Answers a Few Questions For Indianapolis

BRADENTON, Fla. – The Pittsburgh Pirates made their second round of cuts on Friday morning, sending out ten players. They optioned seven to Indianapolis, with Josh Bell, Alen Hanson, Max Moroff, Gift Ngoepe, Willy Garcia, Nick Kingham, and John Holdzkom being sent down. They also reassigned Adam Frazier, Juan Diaz, and Dan Gamache to minor league […]
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The Indianapolis Roster is About to Get More Crowded

BRADENTON, Fl. – The David Freese addition this weekend improved the Pirates’ situation at third base at the start of the year, and improved their depth throughout the season. The one fallout of this deal is that it will eventually make a crowded Indianapolis roster even more crowded. That’s not a “problem”, as there’s no […]
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The Crowded Indianapolis Infield Could Help the Pirates in 2016

The biggest impact from the Pirates’ farm system this year will easily come from the pitching side. Tyler Glasnow and Jameson Taillon are expected to fill the biggest short- and long-term needs, with guys like Steven Brault, Chad Kuhl, and Trevor Williams right behind them. But the pitching staff isn’t the only group expected to […]
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Pirates Notes: The Indianapolis Infield Will Be Flexible

The Pirates have most of their projected Triple-A infield at mini camp this week. Josh Bell will be a lock for first base, but the other three positions look to be up in the air. There will certainly be plenty of guys for the positions, which creates a difficult task of finding playing time for […]
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Winter Leagues: Ramirez Homers, Hanson, Garcia and Gamache Debut

In the Dominican on Friday, Alen Hanson batted lead-off for Toros del Este and played second base in his team’s season opener. He went 0-for-5 in the game. He told his team he was open to playing third base, shortstop or second base, wherever they needed him. On the opposing side, Gustavo Nunez also batted […]
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Minor Moves: Dan Gamache Promoted to Indianapolis, Erich Weiss to Altoona

The Pirates have promoted infielder Dan Gamache to Triple-A Indianapolis, Pirates Prospects has learned through sources with knowledge of the move. In 74 games this year at Altoona, Gamache hit .335 with an .835 OPS. Gamache was about 20 at-bats short of qualifying for the Eastern League leaders; however, he is second in the league in […]
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Morning Report: Altoona’s Best Hitters Enjoy the Road Games

The Altoona Curve have four players in their lineup right now hitting over .300, and all four represented the Curve in the All-Star game. Max Moroff, Josh Bell, Adam Frazier and Dan Gamache are all having strong seasons and you might be surprised how they are doing it. Starting with second baseman Max Moroff, who […]
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Morning Report: Two All-Star Games and Harold Ramirez Homers

Today we recap the two All-Star games from Wednesday, Pan Am action and a look ahead at what’s coming up. Yesterday I mentioned that Dan Gamache was an odd choice for the Eastern League Home Run Derby, but apparently he didn’t get the memo. Gamache won the derby, hitting four home runs on nine swings. […]
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Morning Report: DSL All-Stars, Pan Am Games and Dan Gamache

We have some news and notes today instead of covering just one topic. The Dominican Summer League named three Pittsburgh Pirates players to their All-Star squad on Tuesday. They will be represented by shortstop Melvin Jimenez, outfielder Felix Vinicio and relief pitcher Ramon Garcia. The game will be played this Sunday. The 19-year-old Jimenez is […]
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