Tag: Tito Polo

After an On Field Incident, Tito Polo is Just Looking for...

When the Pittsburgh Pirates signed Tito Polo for $25,000 out of Colombia in early 2012, it was his name that drew the most attention....

The Pirates Went Big on Two Players in Their 2011-12 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 on June 2nd, we will look at recaps of the previous international signing classes and see where they currently stand. Today we look at the progress of the 2011-12 signing class. […]
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Neal Huntington Discusses The Trades That Were Finalized This Week

PITTSBURGH – The Pirates completed two of their deadline deals this week, sending two players to be named later in the Ivan Nova deal, and receiving two in the Arquimedes Caminero trade. Tito Polo and Stephen Tarpley both went to the Yankees in the Nova trade, while Jake Brentz and Pedro Vasquez came back in […]
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Pirates Send Stephen Tarpley and Tito Polo to the Yankees to...

The Pittsburgh Pirates have sent outfielder Tito Polo and left-handed pitcher Stephen Tarpley to the New York Yankees as the players to be named later to complete the Ivan Nova trade. Ivan Nova has shown a lot to like so far, and if the Pirates were trading for this version, then Polo and Tarpley would […]
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Morning Report: Team Leaders Throughout the Organization

Some Sunday stats and a note about a couple pitching prospects over the next two days. We start with the stats and here are the team leaders throughout the system. I chose three categories for hitters and pitchers. Since there are eight teams, it still ends up being a lot of information. I went for […]
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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, helping to lead to their playoff push this year, while making them contenders for years to come. That group has already started to make their impact. Jameson Taillon and Adam […]
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Prospect Notebook: Tito Polo and JT Brubaker Adjusting to Their New...

BRADENTON, Fla. – After seeing a breakout campaign in West Virginia the first two months of the season, the Pirates decided to promote outfielder Tito Polo to Bradenton for the second half of the season. Polo entered the 2015 season with a lot of promise, due to his five tool upside. However, he struggled with a […]
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Morning Report: Team Leaders Through the End of June

The month of June has come to an end, so it’s time to take a look at the team leaders around the farm system for the Pittsburgh Pirates. I’m going to include Morgantown and the DSL, but it’s a little too early to include the GCL or Bristol, so they can wait until the end […]
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First Pitch: The Pirates Rule 5 Eligibles and Why an Early...

On the surface, it seems silly to be discussing the Rule 5 draft at the start of July. The event is in December, and players don’t need to be protected until mid-November. The event previously got a lot of hype because of the players the Pirates could potentially add at the top of the draft, […]
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Prospect Watch: Tito Polo Shows Off His Skills in Bradenton Debut

A look at how the current top 30 prospects did today.  Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the bottom of the list. […]
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