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MATT NEVAREZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Pirate City Notes: Heredia in Good Shape, Surgery For Castro, Nevarez Bringing Heat

I spent today at Pirate City getting photos and watching some of the minor league workouts. I also was able to talk to several prospects for some great features that will go up on the site this week. For all of today’s photos, check out our Facebook page or the Instagram page, which also includes some short videos. Here are a few notes from the day. **I didn’t get a chance to...
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Pirates Signed Three of the Best Independent League Pitchers This Year

Baseball America released their list of the top independent league players on Thursday, splitting it up between the top five signed and unsigned players. For the signed players, it’s no shock that John Holdzkom was ranked first. He made it all the way to the majors within months of pitching his last game in independent ball. A simple suggestion from his pitching coach this year...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Pirates Sign Pitcher Chris Peacock

The Pittsburgh Pirates have purchased the contract right-handed pitcher Chris Peacock from the Wichita Wingnuts of the American Association(independent ball). Peacock is 25 years old and he attended Faulkner State CC and the University of Mobile in Alabama, where he went undrafted in 2011 as a senior. Since then, he has bounced around independent ball, playing for six teams over...
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October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Nevarez

MATT NEVAREZ RIGHT HANDED PITCHER Born: October 19, 1987 Height: 6’4″ Weight: 240 Bats: Right Throws: Right Drafted: 10th round, 309th overall, 2005 (Rangers) How Acquired: Contract purchased (from independent league team) College: San Fernando (CA) HS Agent: N/A WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES Nevarez was drafted out of high school as a high-upside, high-risk...
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August 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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