Tag: Michael De La Cruz

Pirates Release a Large Group of Minor Leaguers, Including Some High...

The Pittsburgh Pirates released eight minor league players on Tuesday, including some of their top signings over recent years. Many of the top international outfielders...

Dario Agrazal Provides the Pirates with Hope from Their 2012-13 International...

We plan to have an article dedicated to the international side each Sunday throughout the season. So until the Dominican Summer League begins play...

Morning Report: Bristol Hitters Struggled Through the First Half of Their...

The Bristol offense this year has been disturbingly bad through the first half of the Appalachian League season. The pitching isn't much better with...

Pirates Prospects 2016 Mid-Season Top 50 Prospects

At the start of the 2016 season, I wrote about "The Next Wave" -- the group of prospects who would join the Pirates in...

2016 Bristol Pirates Season Preview and Top 10 Prospects

The Pirates added an additional rookie level team in Bristol before the 2014 season, essentially replacing their second DSL team (which went away that...

Morning Report: What Has the DSL Produced Lately for the Pirates?

With the Dominican Summer League team starting on Saturday, we are taking a look at what that league has produced recently for the Pittsburgh...

Pirate City Notes: Yeudy Garcia, Tyler Eppler, Luis Escobar, and More

BRADENTON, Fl. - Today was a camp day at Pirate City, which is always one of my favorite days. The games were only seven...

Morning Report: The Difference Between Two High-Bonus Players

Back in 2012, the Pittsburgh Pirates signed Michael de la Cruz and Julio de la Cruz to $700,000 bonuses. They were the keys to...

Morning Report: The Gap in Talent Between the DSL and GCL

For the second year in a row, the top prospect coming over from the DSL, has had some trouble adjusting to the GCL. Last...

Morning Report: Multiple Players Struggling With Jump From DSL to GCL...

If it wasn't for Ke'Bryan Hayes, the GCL Pirates would have a horrible offense this year. With his 1.024 OPS, which ranks fourth in...

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