Light day on the schedule for prospects as three veteran pitchers take the mound, but down for West Virginia, 21-year-old lefty Joely Rodriguez has been pitching well of late. He has an ERA of 1.00 in May, with a 2/16 BB/K ratio in 18 innings. Despite the one-sided loss yesterday, Indianapolis still has the best record in the International League. For a look at the possible starters...
Both Bradenton and West Virginia have morning start times today. Indianapolis has an early afternoon game, while Altoona plays the only night game. Stolmy Pimentel will be on the mound for the Curve, looking to bounce back from his only bad start of the season. For a look at the possible starters over the next few weeks, please check out our Probable Pitchers Chart. We have added...
TOP OF THE SYSTEM
A look at how the current top 20 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. Rankings are from the pre-season rankings, and links to each prospect writeup can be...
The hot-stove isn’t even lukewarm yet for the Pirates, but here’s a quick rundown of the past week:
Pirates 2013 single-game tickets are on sale now.
The Bucs signed six minor leaguers: Felix Pie, Brooks Brown, Erik Cordier, David Bromberg, Luis Sanz, and Alex Valdez. None of them seem particularly interesting, although Pie has played a fair amount in the majors (but not well...
The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with right-handed pitchers Brooks Brown and Erik Cordier and outfielder
Felix Pie (pronounced P-a) on minor league contracts with invitations to spring training as non-roster players. The club
also agreed to terms with right-handed pitchers David Bromberg and Luis Sanz, along with infielder Alex Valdez on
minor league deals.
RIGHT HANDED PITCHER
Born: June 20, 1985
Drafted: 1st round, 34th overall, 2006 (Diamondbacks)
How Acquired: Minor League Free Agent
College: University of Georgia
WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES
Brown was a supplemental first round pick of Arizona in 2006 on the strength of a fastball...