Tag: Erik Forgione

Pirate City Notes: A Pair of 2016 Draft Picks Looking...

Bradenton, Fla. — A couple of the Pirates’ early 2016 draft picks, fifth-rounder Blake Cederlind and seventh-rounder Brent Gibbs, had their first pro seasons cut short by injuries.  Cederlind, a right-handed pitcher, and Gibbs, a catcher, both were drafted out of junior college and went to Bristol after signing.  Cederlind got into only 17.1 innings […]
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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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Pirates Sign 25th Round Pick, Shortstop Erik Forgione

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed their 25th round pick from the 2014 draft, shortstop Erik Forgione from the University of Washington. Forgione announced the official signing himself on Twitter today Officially just signed my contract to play for the @Pirates! Can't thank God enough for blessing me with this opportunity. #childhooddream — Erik Forgione (@Erik_Forgione) […]
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Rounds 21-25: Pirates Break the College Trend; Take Three Interesting Prep...

After going heavy with college players on day two, and the first ten picks on day three, the Pirates started taking prep players in rounds 21-25. They took three guys from the prep ranks in these rounds, although it might be hard to sign all three of them at this point in the draft. Eric […]
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