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Long Island Ducks catcher Ralph Henriquez has been invited to Spring Training by the Pittsburgh Pirates. He impressed with an outstanding August where he led the team in hitting (.302), drove in eight and scored seven times. Although not the most impressive hitter, his defense is solid. He ended the season...
Catcher Ralph Henriquez impressed enough to get that second opportunity. The Long Island Ducks announced Thursday that Henriquez received an invitation to Spring Training from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
With over nine years of experience, Henriquez has seen it all. He was drafted by the Houston Astros in the 2nd round of the 2005 MLB June Amateur Draft, and has played for the Astros...
Born: April 7, 1987
Drafted: 2nd Round, 72nd Overall, 2005 (Astros)
How Acquired: Minor League Free Agent
High School: Key West (FL) HS
WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES
Henriquez was a second round draft pick — albeit in the years when Houston was largely ignoring its...