Bristol Pirates

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Bristol Pirates
Founded in 1969
Bristol, Virginia
Bristol Bucs.png Bristol Bucs cap.png
Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Appalachian League
Division West
Major league affiliations
Current Pittsburgh Pirates (2014-present)
Previous Chicago White Sox (1995-2013)
Detroit Tigers (1969-1994)
Minor league titles
League titles 1998, 2002
Division titles 1998 (West), 2002 (South)
Team data
Nickname Bristol Pirates (2014-present)
Previous names Bristol White Sox (1995-2013)
Bristol Tigers (1969-1994)
Bristol Scooter Doggies (alternate name)
Ballpark Boyce Cox Field at DeVault Memorial Stadium
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Pittsburgh Pirates
Bristol Baseball, Incorporated
Manager Edgar Varela
General manager Mahlon Luttrell

The Bristol Pirates are a minor league baseball team in Bristol, Virginia, USA. They are a Rookie-level team in the Appalachian League. As of October 16, 2013, they are owned by the Pittsburgh Pirates.[1]

The team plays home games at DeVault Memorial Stadium. Opened in 1969, Devault Memorial Stadium seats 2,000 fans. The team was previously affiliated with the Detroit Tigers, and a previous manager was the current Tigers manager, Jim Leyland. They were a farm team of the Chicago White Sox from 1995 to 2013 as the Bristol White Sox.

The team is operated by a non-profit organization, Bristol Baseball, Incorporated (BBI). BBI has no full-time paid staff, instead relying on a volunteer board and General Manager to keep and promote professional baseball in Bristol.

Roster[edit]

Bristol Pirates roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 25 Jess Amedee
  • 28 Collin Balester #
  •  5 Omar Basulto
  • 41 Palmer Betts
  • 22 Michael Clemens
  • 51 Mervin Del Rosario
  • 17 Miguel Ferreras
  • 43 Hector Garcia
  • 46 Adrian Grullon
  • 35 Christian Henriquez
  • 36 Junior Lopez
  • 18 Luis Paula
  • 47 Cesilio Pimentel
  • 27 Billy Roth
  • 37 Angel Sanchez
  • 55 Jonathan Sandfort
  • 26 John Sever
  • 24 Dan Urbina

Catchers

  • 23 Daniel Arribas
  • 30 Andrew Dennis
  • 39 Chris Harvey
  • 54 Tomas Morales

Infielders

  •  7 Trae Arbet
  • -- Ulises Montilla Injury icon 2.svg
  • 38 Edgardo Munoz
  •  3 Carlos Ozuna
  • 15 Pablo Reyes
  •  2 Nathan Sopena
  • 10 Nathan Tomaszewski

Outfielders

  • 34 Nick Buckner
  • 13 Eduardo Figueroa
  • 16 Candon Myles
  • 14 Maximo Rivera
  • 50 Jerrick Suiter
  • 12 Enyel Vallejo

Manager

  •  6 Edgar Varela

Coaches

  • 31 Terry Alexander (hitting)
  • 19 Miguel Bonilla (pitching)


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Pittsburgh Pirates 40-man roster
∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated July 14, 2014
Transactions
More MiLB rosters
Pittsburgh Pirates minor league players


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hill, Benjamin (October 16, 2013). "Pirates return to Bristol, Appy League". MiLB.com. Retrieved October 17, 2013. 

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