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Minor League Update: August 6th Edition

Obviously the biggest news this week was the fallout from the non-waiver trade deadline deals. A couple of talented but raw Latin players in rookie ball got dealt – Hansel Rodriguez and Guadolupe Chavez guys who by any reasonable projection were five or more years away even if they pan out, and rather surprisingly two of the Top 10 prospects in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization...
Via BP Toronto
August 06, 2016

Pirates trade Francisco Liriano and Harold Ramirez to Blue Jays for Drew Hutchison

Well after the trade deadline passed and when I had assumed everyone was done for the day, word leaked out that the Pirates snuck one more deal in after the deadline: Francisco Liriano, Harold Ramirez, and another prospect to Toronto for Drew Hutchison. I understand the Pirates’ desire to move on from Liriano; he’s pretty expensive ($13.67 million next year) and he’s more or...
August 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Friday Farm Report: More on Harold Ramirez’s adjustment to Altoona

DUBLIN, Ohio – Joey Cora has been in professional baseball for 31 years. This season is his 13th either coaching or managing professional baseball players. In that span, he has obviously been exposed to hundreds of young prospects and major leaguers, some great, some OK-turned-great and some great-turned-what happened? At this point, the first-year Double-A Altoona manager knows...
Via Bucco Blog
June 03, 2016

Notes from the Field: August 26, 2015 by Jeff Moore and Wilson Karaman

Notes on Austin Meadows, Harold Ramirez, Willie Calhoun and more.
Via Baseball Prospectus
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Could Reap OF Windfall In Pirate Trade

Bell, Ramirez, MeadowsOne of teams reportedly interested in trading for Jon Lester is the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Buccos are currently just two games behind division-leading Milwaukee and could use a veteran stud in its generally mediocre rotation. With the inconsistent Gerrit Cole still recovering from injury, the BrewCrew currently features the following starters: Charlie Morton...
Via FenwayNation
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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