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Pirates Release Infielder Kevin Ross

The Pittsburgh Pirates have released infielder Kevin Ross. He is currently under suspension for 50 games due to failing a drug test(drug of abuse) for the second time. Ross won’t be able to serve his suspension until he signs with another team. He is the second minor league player the Pirates have released recently after […]
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Kevin Ross Suspended 50 Games For Drug of Abuse

According to Rob Biertempfel, minor league infielder Kevin Ross has been suspended 50 games for his second positive test for a drug of abuse. Ross was an eighth round draft pick of the Pirates in 2012 out of high school and signed for a $130,000 bonus. The 21-year-old spent the 2014 season with Jamestown, hitting […]
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Jamestown Sends Three to NYPL All-Star Game

The Jamestown Jammers will send three players to the NYPL All-Star game, which takes place on Tuesday, August 19th in Brooklyn. First baseman Kevin Ross, outfielder Carl Anderson and relief pitcher Sam Street will represent the Pittsburgh Pirates organization in the game. Ross was drafted by the Pirates in the 8th round in 2012 and […]
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Top 10 Hitters: Alen Hanson Continues to Hit, But Defense Could...

Below are the top Runs Created* totals in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The rankings include every hitter who had an at-bat for a Pirates’ minor league affiliate, with no limitations on whether the hitter has prospect eligibility. Notes on the top ten players from the last week can be found […]
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2013 GCL Pirates Season Preview

The GCL Pirates started their 2013 season today, losing 6-4 to the GCL Yankees. In the past we’ve had limited reports on the GCL guys. Most of those reports have come from pre-draft or pre-international signing talks, analyzing stats, or just the limited times we’ve seen the teams. In the past few years Wilbur Miller […]
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Pirate City Results: All The Home Runs

This time of year the pitching rotations in the Spring Training games get kind of crazy. Minor league rotations aren’t like big league rotations. There are no Opening Day starters or number two starters. You pitch when you pitch. Pitchers are currently on a schedule in Spring Training, and that schedule carries over to the […]
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GCL Pirates 2012 Season Recap: Hitters

The Gulf Coast League is one of the most pitcher friendly leagues in the minors. The parks are huge, and the weather can be brutal, playing at noon every day in Florida during some of the most humid months of the year. That’s one thing to keep in mind when looking at these stats. The […]
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Pirates Sign Eighth Round Pick Kevin Ross

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed eighth round pick Kevin Ross for $130 K, per Kendall Rogers. That amount is $8,200 under his slot price. We heard earlier that Ross was expected to sign. For more on Ross, check out his player page.
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Pirates Expected to Sign Eighth Rounder Kevin Ross

Kendall Rogers at Perfect Game reports that the Pittsburgh Pirates are expected to sign eighth round pick Kevin Ross. Rogers says that the University of Michigan, where Ross has a commitment, doesn’t expect Ross to attend school. The slot price for Ross is $138,200. He’s a prep shortstop, so there’s a possibility that he could […]
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Pirates Draft Kevin Ross in the Eighth Round

The Pittsburgh Pirates took their first shortstop in the 2012 draft, selecting prep shortstop Kevin Ross in the eighth round. Ross was rated the 225th best prospect in the draft by Baseball America, and was taken with the 256th overall pick. He’s seen as a signable player, so the $138,200 slot price for the pick […]
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