Tag: Tony Sanchez
According to Rob Biertempfel, the Pittsburgh Pirates are expected to start Starling Marte in Altoona at the beginning of the 2011 season. Biertempfel also reports that Tony Sanchez should start in Altoona next season, as long as he doesn’t regress in his recovery from a broken jaw. Both Marte and Sanchez saw their seasons cut […]
The minor league season may be wrapping up for the Pirates Prospects, but that doesn’t mean the prospects are done for the year. Up next is winter ball, with the most notable league being the Arizona Fall League. The Arizona Fall League runs each year starting in early October, with this year’s competition starting on […]
The Pirates’ 2010 draft signings changed the profile of their farm system in a hurry. Earlier in the season, the system had graduated several top prospects in Pedro Alvarez, Jose Tabata and Brad Lincoln, as well as Neil Walker, who’s suddenly re-emerged as one of the organization’s best young talents. We’ve each taken a look, […]
After a brief slump, Tony Sanchez recently resumed his domination over the Florida State League. Ryan Doumit is hitting well, with a .360 wOBA. He is 29-years-old, has an injury history and is lousy defensively. The Pirates have decent catching depth in the upper minor leagues. The conditions for a Doumit trade are almost ideal.