Heredia pulled with shoulder discomfort

Pittsburgh right-hander Luis Heredia was lifted from his start with Class A West Virginia Saturday with discomfort in his throwing shoulder, according to the Pirates. The organization's No. 10 prospect threw just one pitch in his scheduled start against Lexington before leaving because of the discomfort. The team said Heredia will be reevaluated in the coming days. The start...
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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

Luis Heredia Has a Strong Start a Few Days Before His 19th Birthday

The West Virginia Power have dominated the Lakewood BlueClaws this year and tonight was no different. Behind strong pitching from Luis Heredia and some sloppy play by the BlueClaws defense, the Power won 6-0 in game one of a four game series. Through eight innings, Lakewood had just two hits, both coming off Heredia in the second inning. They had two hits in the ninth, but couldn’t...
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August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Luis Heredia is Leaving For West Virginia Tomorrow

Luis Heredia leaves for West Virginia tomorrow. Luis Heredia made his final start in extended Spring Training today against the Baltimore Orioles’ minor leaguers. Heredia went 4.2 innings, allowing two runs on five hits, with two walks and two strikeouts. The right-hander will fly to West Virginia tomorrow, where he will join the roster after the All-Star break. The post-break...
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June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Luis Heredia Close to Joining West Virginia

Luis Heredia will be joining West Virginia soon. On Thursday I went over to Pirate City to watch Luis Heredia make a start in extended Spring Training against the Philadelphia Phillies farm system. There hasn’t been a lot to write about Heredia this year, as the Pirates have held him out of action. He only threw in a game once during Spring Training, which came at the end of March...
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May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect Notebook: Luis Heredia, Zack Dodson, and Rinku Singh Set to Return Soon

Luis Heredia is slated to debut in West Virginia in early May. I’ve had a lot of questions early in the year about the progress of Luis Heredia. The right-hander is in extended Spring Training, and hasn’t thrown in many games. He has been throwing on the side, and pitched a live batting practice earlier this week. Back in the middle of March I spoke with Pirates farm director...
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April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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