Tag: Delvin Hiciano

Pirates Release Nine Minor League Players

The Pittsburgh Pirates have released nine minor league players, including seven pitchers. A brief write-up on each player is below. The big name here is Billy Roth, who signed for $190,000 after being selected in the 16th round of the 2013 draft. He was called one of the best late round draft picks that year […]
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Edgar Santana Leads a Group of Seven Pirates Taken in Dominican...

The Dominican winter league held their 2016 draft on Thursday night and seven players from the Pirates were eligible to be drafted among a pool of 149 players. That list of Pirates includes shortstop Alfredo Reyes and six pitchers, Delvin Hiciano, Julio Eusebio, Cesilio Pimentel, Edgar Santana, Yunior Montero and Pedro Vasquez. Reyes, Eusebio, Montero […]
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Morning Report: Morgantown Will be Well Represented During the NYPL All-Star...

The New York-Penn League named their All-Star teams on Monday and it will basically be like watching a Morgantown game. The Black Bears will be represented by six players and their entire coaching staff, including manager Wyatt Toregas. The game will be held on August 16th, and will be played at the home of the […]
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Morning Report: Updates on Two Injured Players, Another Tommy John Surgery

Just over two weeks ago, the Morning Report centered around all of the Tommy John surgeries in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ system. At the time, they had the most in Major League Baseball since the beginning of last spring. The Pirates had 12 reported cases, though as I pointed out in the article, most other teams […]
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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Shutout Rangers, Lose In Extras To Nationals

For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, check out our article here.  For a recap of the DSL All-Star game, check out our article here. Throughout the year, we will provide the recaps of both teams, as well as highlight one player each day. PIRATES1 Box Score Result: Pirates […]
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Pirates Dominican Pitcher Suspended 50 Games

Pittsburgh Pirates Dominican Summer League pitcher Delvin Hiciano has been suspended 50 games after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, according to Maury Brown of Biz of Baseball. Hiciano was signed last year on July 1st, right before the 2012-13 international signing period began. He was 20-years-old when he signed, and turned 21 before making […]
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