Tag: Victor Fernandez

Pirates Release Eight Minor League Players

Pirates Prospects has learned that the Pittsburgh Pirates released eight minor league players on Wednesday morning.  The Pirates cut 11 players from Major League camp yesterday, so these moves were bound to happen with Pirate City getting crowded. The list today includes infielder Luis Perez, outfielders Matt Diorio, Ryan Nagle and Victor Fernandez, and pitchers […]
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Ten Pittsburgh Pirates Drafted by Winter Ball Teams, Including Alemais, Cruz,...

The Dominican winter league held it’s annual rookie draft on Thursday night. The basic idea of the draft is that teams pick players from the Dominican, with the occasional foreign-born players with Dominican heritage mixed in. The players are usually in Low-A, although they can be players who haven’t got that far in pro ball […]
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Mitch Keller Throws Bullpen; Barrett Barnes to Disabled List, Adrian Valerio...

A few transactions of note today in the minor league system, along with some good new for the Pittsburgh Pirates from down at Pirate City. Mitch Keller threw a 25-pitch bullpen down at Pirate City today. It was the first time he has thrown since being placed on the disabled list back in late March […]
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Minor Moves: Roster Shuffle for West Virginia After Two Injuries and...

The West Virginia Power made a couple roster moves on Tuesday afternoon, with their second injury in two days and and an overworked bullpen gets some help. We mentioned this morning that outfielder Victor Fernandez was placed on the disabled list on Monday and Carlos Munoz was added to the roster. Munoz was with the […]
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Morning Report: A Pair of Players in Their Final Season Before...

We had our first in-season minor league trip to the disabled list yesterday. West Virginia outfielder Victor Fernandez was placed on the 7-day DL and first baseman Carlos Munoz was added to the roster. Fernandez left Sunday’s game after running the bases in the eighth inning. No immediate word on his injury, but we will […]
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The West Virginia Power Top 10 Shows a Rare Down Year...

West Virginia has been the home of the breakout prospect the last few years. They had Gregory Polanco and Alen Hanson in 2012 and Tyler Glasnow in 2013. They had smaller scale breakouts like JaCoby Jones and Yeudy Garcia after that, then returned to the big impact breakout guy with Mitch Keller last year. This […]
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First Pitch: An Early Look at the Pirates Breakout Candidates For...

Today we announced our Breakout Prospect of the Year, which was Mitch Keller (obviously). Eric Wood was the breakout position player, just as I predicted to Sean McCool back in April. We spend a lot of time covering the lower levels in person, getting multiple looks at players from the day they enter the system, to the […]
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Two Early Round 2016 Draft Picks Out For the Rest of...

BRISTOL, VA – The Bristol Pirates are playing a bit short-handed lately, losing a few of their highest draft picks and best performers in the last few weeks. They’ve seen fifth round pick Blake Cederlind, seventh round pick Brent Gibbs, and one of their top hitters Victor Fernandez go down with injuries recently. I talked […]
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Morning Report: Why Victor Fernandez Isn’t a Top 50 Prospect Yet

While Victor Fernandez didn’t make our mid-season top 50 prospects list, he is a name worth remembering. After a double and a single last night, the 21-year-old outfielder now has a .383/.457/.543 slash line in 23 games this season. It’s obviously still considered a small sample size and we saw last year with Carlos Munoz […]
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Highlights From Tuesday’s Action in the Instructional League

We have some highlights from Tuesday’s action in the Fall Instructional League. Both Pittsburgh Pirates teams were home yesterday, with team one(Pirates 1) facing the Phillies and the younger players were going up against an Orioles squad. Videos are courtesy of the FIL fan page and come from late in each game. For team one, […]
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