Originally written October 25, 2012 on Pirates Prospects:
ALI SOLIS CATCHER   Born: September 29, 1987 Height: 6’0″ Weight: 175 Bats: Right Throws: Right Signed: Int’l Free Agent, 2005 (Padres) How Acquired: Waiver Claim (from Padres) Country: Mexico Agent: N/A WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES The Pirates claimed Solis off waivers from San Diego.  He appears to have been nothing more than an organizational catcher with them, playing sparingly until 2010 and only semi-regularly after that.  He never hit much until 2011 and, since he got past low A, his plate discipline has been very poor.  He must be extremely slow, as he’s attempted only three stolen bases in the minors.  He appears to be a good defensive player and has caught 34% of base stealers in his career. 2006 R:  250/333/339, 56 AB, 5 2B, 7 BB, 10 K Solis played sparingly in his first year in rookie ball.  He threw out 42% of base stealers. 2007 R:  253/362/304, 79 AB, 4 2B, 11 BB, 21 K A-:  200/200/800, 5 AB, 1 HR, 1 K Solis returned to rookie ball and got a littl...
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