I was thinking about the need for the Pittsburgh Pirates to add a second left-hander to their bullpen this afternoon on two different occasions. The first was when Zach Duke signed a three-year deal for $15 M with the Chicago White Sox. The Pirates later announced a bunch of minor league signings, with one of them being left-hander Jeremy Bleich.
These are two ends of the spectrum...
LEFT HANDED PITCHER
Born: June 18, 1987Height: 6’2″Weight: 200Bats: LeftThrows: LeftDrafted: 1st round, 44nd overall, 2008 (Yankees)How Acquired: Minor league free agentCollege: Stanford UniversityAgent: N/A
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The Yankees drafted Bleich in the supplemental first round in the same draft in which they drafted, and failed...