Tag: Jake Thompson

Pirates Release Nine Minor League Players

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced that they have released nine minor league players, while also signing two international players. Here are the names of the players they released. We will add details shortly. Matt Benedict was drafted in the 30th round in 2011 and made it as far as AAA. He is a sinkerball pitcher with […]
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Pirates Sign Pitcher Jake Thompson

According to Matt Eddy from Baseball America, the Pittsburgh Pirates have signed right-handed pitcher Jake Thompson. The 25-year-old was a 2nd round draft pick of the Tampa Bay Rays in 2010 and he made it as high at AAA in their system. Thompson has pitched as both a starter and reliever in the minors, throwing […]
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