Tag: Luis Escobar

The 21: Two Strong Starts by Nicholas Economos Earns Him Player...

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers, then The Twenty. The number 21 obviously has a lot of […]
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Seven Bradenton Marauders Named to Florida State League All-Star Game

The Florida State League announced the All-Star selections for their June 15th All-Star game. The Bradenton Marauders had seven players selected. Outfielders Travis Swaggerty and Calvin Mitchell, shortstop Robbie Glendinning, third baseman Dylan Busby and pitchers Cody Bolton, Luis Escobar and Joel Cesar were all chosen to represent the Marauders. The obvious choices here are […]
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Minor Moves: Luis Escobar Promoted to Indianapolis; Six Other Pitchers on...

It was reported by Jon Heyman last night that right-handed pitcher Montana DuRapau will be promoted to the Pittsburgh Pirates today. Right-handed pitcher Clay Holmes is reportedly on the way to join the Pirates today as well. We will have more on those moves when they are made official. For now, seven minor league pitchers […]
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Morning Report: Starters Turned Relievers

The Pittsburgh Pirates turned four of their top pitching prospects into relievers this year. Prior to the season, Clay Holmes, Brandon Waddell and Luis Escobar all became relievers. Shortly after the season began, Braeden Ogle went to the bullpen. The four are having varied results. Escobar was the top name we heard about before releasing […]
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The 21: Mason Martin Powers His Way to Player of the...

Every Monday during the minor league season, we take a look at the top performers in the Pittsburgh Pirates farm system, giving scouting reports on the top ten pitchers and top ten hitters from the previous week. The column was originally called Top Performers, then The Twenty. The number 21 obviously has a lot of […]
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Live Discussion: Videos for Chris Archer, Cole Tucker, Eduardo Vera and...

Yesterday’s first day of Spring Training workouts saw a lot of rain, which pushed everything indoors away from the media. So today we have some videos from bullpens. Tim Williams was able to get Chris Archer, Eduardo Vera, Luis Escobar and Elvis Escobar. He then went over to the field and got the end of […]
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Winter League Recap: Performances by Gage Hinsz and Eduardo Vera Lead...

The winter league season got off to a very slow start for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Just a handful of players were seeing action. Once the later starting leagues began playing, the Pirates ended up with a decent amount of winter participants. Below you’ll find a recap for every player, along with a note about the […]
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Mitch Keller Ranks Among the Top Right-Handed Pitching Prospects

On Wednesday morning, Baseball America continued their rankings of the top prospects by each position. They covered right-handed pitchers on this day and Mitch Keller was ranked ninth overall. The Pirates have a lot of right-handed pitching prospects in the system, but only Keller is considered among the best in the game. BA also had […]
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Winter Leagues: Jose Osuna and Luis Escobar Face Off in Venezuela

Two days worth of action in winter ball, with interesting pitcher/batter match-ups each day. Colombia was busy on Sunday, as all four Pittsburgh Pirates saw action on the same day for the first time. Three of them were in the same game and it was an interesting match-up for those who follow prospects in the […]
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Winter Leagues: Gage Hinsz Tosses Shutout Ball; Jose Osuna Debuts with...

In Puerto Rico on Wednesday night, Gage Hinsz made his fourth start of the winter and this was his best outing. He tossed six shutout innings on three hits and a walk, while striking out three batters. Hinsz posted a 10:3 GO/AO ratio. It’s his third shutout appearance of the winter. He debuted with four […]
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