Found February 16, 2013 on Pirates Prospects:
ROMAN COLON RIGHT HANDED PITCHER Born: August 13, 1979 Height: 6’5″ Weight: 245 Bats: Right Throws: Right Signed: International Free Agent, 1995 (Braves) How Acquired: Minor League Free Agent Country: Dominican Republic Agent: Arn Tellem WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES Colon is a big RHP who throws hard, usually averaging over 94 mph when pitching in relief in the majors.  He also throws a slider, a splitter or cutter, and an occasional change.  He’s never had an out pitch, though, and has generally gotten hit a little hard.  He’s a mild groundball pitcher and hasn’t walked many or allowed many HRs, but he’s also had a low K rate.  He moved very slowly through the Braves’ system, not being added to the 40-man roster until eight years after he signed.  He pitched in the majors sporadically with the Braves, Tigers and Royals, without much success.  The Pirates signed him to a minor league deal for 2013. 1997 R:  3-4-0, 4.29 ERA, 1.52 WHIP, 63.0 IP, 4.0 BB/9, 6.3 K/9
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