Here are a few moves from the last day in the minors.
Luis Urena has been promoted to West Virginia.
**Luis Urena has been promoted to West Virginia from the GCL. I have an irrational prospect love for Urena. He’s a big outfielder who looks like a major leaguer, and has a lot of power potential in his bat. He goes on stretches where he crushes the ball, but then has other stretches...
Here are a few Pittsburgh Pirates minor league injury updates.
**Alex Dickerson has been activated from the Altoona disabled list and is in tonight’s game batting third. Dickerson has been on the DL for about a week with a concussion after being involved in a collision at first base.
Barrett Barnes will be returning to West Virginia soon.
**Barrett Barnes, who has been on the West...
Winter league action for Pirates’ players and friends on Saturday, including Australian games from Saturday morning….
Estrellas de Oriente 7, Tigres del Licey 5
Five runs in the 8th inning gave the come-from-behind win to Los Estrellas. Los Tigres scored 4 runs in the bottom of the 1st, aided by a wild pitch and three passed balls by C Dusty Brown...
Not a lot of winter league action on Thursday; both the Dominican and Puerto Rican Leagues had no games scheduled.
Leones del Caracas 6, Tigres de Aragua 1
Five runs in the 7th inning gave the game to Los Leones. After a single, a throwing error, and a double drove in two runs, Los Tigres brought in former Pirate reliever Wil Ledezma. Ledezma got...