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Minor League Injury Updates: Holmes, Heredia, Ramirez, Luplow, Eppler, Frazier, Singh

The injury list at the Pittsburgh Pirates’ minor league camp has gotten pretty big over the last week. With the season starting in a little over a week, we’re getting to a point where some of the injured players are expected to miss the start of the season. Here is a rundown of all of the injuries and roster situations for the full-season teams. Altoona **Adam Frazier has a...
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Luis Heredia Hasn’t Pitched in Over Two Weeks While the Pirates Get Him in Better Shape

Luis Heredia has not thrown a pitch off a mound since March 3rd. I first noticed that Heredia was out of action for a long period of time last week, when I was trying to find out when he would be throwing his next bullpen session so that I could get video of him throwing. I unsuccessfully tried getting information on when the next bullpen would be, then looked back over my notes...
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Luis Heredia’s Goal is to Finish the 2015 Season in Altoona

Luis Heredia hasn’t had the best results in his time in West Virginia the last two years. In 2013, he came into Spring Training out of shape, which led to him missing half of the season due to conditioning, when that would have normally been his first full season at the same level. Last year he was in much better shape, and went back to West Virginia to get a full season at the...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates 2015 Top Prospects: #20 – Luis Heredia

The Pirates Prospects 2015 Prospect Guide is now on sale. The book features prospect reports on everyone in the system, the 2015 top 50 prospects, and the most comprehensive coverage of the Pirates’ farm system that you can find.  While the top 50 prospects are exclusive to the book, we will be releasing the top 20 prospects over the next few weeks.  Be sure to purchase your...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Pirates: Can the starting rotation repeat last season?

Rookie sensation Gerrit Cole (Photo courtesy Peter Diana- Post Gazette) Last season the Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitching played a big role in the teams magical playoff run, but with spring training fast approaching, their is some question marks with the rotation’s strength. With no additions to a mediocre offense, Pittsburgh will once again have to depend on its starting rotation...
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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