Pittsburgh Pirates minor league players

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Below are the rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Pittsburgh Pirates:

Players[edit]

Ryan Beckman[edit]

Ryan Beckman
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher
Born: (1990-01-20) January 20, 1990 (age 24)
Fort Worth, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Ryan Beckman (born January 2, 1990 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American professional baseball pitcher who plays in the Pittsburgh Pirates' organization. Beckman was drafted in 18th round by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2009.

Ryan finished his amateur baseball career in 2009 at Grayson County College in Denison, Texas.

Ryan started the 2011 season with a quick stint playing for the West Virginia Power in the South Atlantic League. On April 17, 2011 Ryan was promoted to the Class High-A Bradenton Marauders.[1] He finished the season in Bradenton with a 3.12 Earned Run Average and only allowed one home run in 42 appearances. The one home run was hit by Cory Vaughn of the St. Lucie Mets.[2] It went an estimated 512 feet.

Beckman played in the Australian Baseball League from November 2011 to January 2012. He pitched for the Adelaide Bite and was elected to play in the ABL's annual all star game on December 12, 2011.[3]

Beckman had Tommy John surgery on June 12, 2012.[4]


Jeremy Bleich[edit]

Jeremy Bleich
Pittsburgh Pirates – No. 68
Pitcher
Born: (1987-06-18) June 18, 1987 (age 27)
Metairie, Louisiana
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Jeremy Bleich (born June 18, 1987) is a left-handed professional baseball pitcher.

Bleich who is Jewish ( a member of Shir Chadash Conservative Congregation), attended Isidore Newman School in New Orleans and then Stanford University.[5] As a pitcher at Isidore Newman, he was profiled by author Michael Lewis in his short book Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life, published in 2005. He was selected in the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft (44th overall) by the New York Yankees out of Stanford.[6] Baseball America named him the Yankees' ninth best prospect for 2010.[7] Bleich missed part of the 2010 season and all of the 2011 season following surgery on his labrum in his throwing shoulder.[8] He was promoted to the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders for the first time in 2014.[9]

Bleich signed a minor league deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates on November 18, 2014.


Keon Broxton[edit]

Keon Broxton
Pittsburgh Pirates
Outfielder
Born: (1990-05-07) May 7, 1990 (age 24)
Lakeland, Florida
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Keon Darell Broxton (born May 7, 1990) is an outfielder in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. He was originally drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies out of Lakeland Senior High School in the 29th round of the 2008 MLB Draft. He did not sign and attended Santa Fe Community College in Gainsville, Florida to play baseball. Broxton was then drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the third round of the 2009 MLB draft.[10] He was added to the team's 40-man roster on November 20, 2012. He was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates in March 2014.


Willy García[edit]

Willy García
Pittsburgh Pirates – No. 73
Outfielder
Born: (1992-09-04) September 4, 1992 (age 22)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Willy Camilo Archivol García (born September 4, 1992) is a Dominican professional baseball outfielder in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

García signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates as an international free agent in February 2010. He made his professional debut that season with the Dominican Summer League Pirates. He spent 2011 with the Gulf Coast Pirates and State College Spikes, 2012 with the West Virginia Power and 2013 with Bradenton Marauders. In June 2013, he set the Marauders team record for hits in a game with six.[11] García played 2014 with the Double-A Altoona Curve.[12] He was added to the 40–man roster on November 20, 2014.[13]


Alen Hanson[edit]

Alen Hanson
Alen Hanson 2012.JPG
Hanson with the West Virginia Power in 2012
Pittsburgh Pirates – No. 63
Shortstop / Second baseman
Born: (1992-10-22) October 22, 1992 (age 22)
La Romana, Dominican Republic
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Alen Rery Hanson (born October 22, 1992) is a professional baseball infielder in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

Hanson signed as an international free agent with the Pirates on July 14, 2009 for $150,000.[14] In 2011, while playing for the Gulf Coast League Pirates, Hanson lead the Gulf Coast League in triples.[15] In July 2012, Hanson was named the #40 prospect in baseball by Baseball America in their Midseason Top 50 Prospects List.[16] He spent the 2012 season with the West Virginia Power. Prior to the 2013 season, Hanson was ranked as the 54th best prospect in baseball by MLB.com,[17] and as the 61st best prospect in baseball by Baseball America.[18]

Hanson was promoted to Double-A Altoona on July 28, 2013.[19] Hanson hit .291 with a .783 OPS in 92 games for the High Class A Bradenton Marauders before his promotion. He was added to the Pirates 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[20]


Luis Heredia[edit]

Luis Heredia
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher
Born: (1994-08-10) August 10, 1994 (age 20)
Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico
Bats: Right Throws: Right
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Heredia and the second or maternal family name is Orozco.

Luis Eduardo Heredia Orozco (born August 10, 1994) is a Mexican professional baseball pitcher in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

The Pirates signed Heredia in August 2010 for a $2,600,000 signing bonus.[21] Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus ranked Heredia the 81st best prospect in baseball prior to the 2011 season.[22] Heredia made his pro debut on June 21, 2011, for the Gulf Coast League Pirates.[23] Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus ranked Heredia the 42nd best prospect in baseball prior to the 2012 season.[24] He spent the 2012 season with the State College Spikes. Prior to the 2013 season, Heredia was ranked as the 78th best prospect in baseball by Baseball America.[18]


Nick Kingham[edit]

Nick Kingham
Pittsburgh Pirates – No. 62
Pitcher
Born: (1991-11-08) November 8, 1991 (age 23)
Houston, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Nick Gordon Kingham (born November 8, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

Kingham was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the fourth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft out of Sierra Vista High School in Las Vegas, Nevada.[25]

Kingham started the 2013 season with the High-A Bradenton Marauders and was promoted to Double-A Altoona Curve during the season.[26] Kinghan was added to the 40–man roster on November 20, 2014.[27]


Wyatt Mathisen[edit]

Wyatt Mathisen
Pittsburgh Pirates
Third baseman
Born: (1993-12-30) December 30, 1993 (age 20)
Corpus Christi, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Wyatt Lane Mathisen (born December 30, 1993) is a professional baseball player in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

Mathisen attended Calallen High School in Corpus Christi, Texas. As a junior at Calallen, Mathisen was named to the All-State Tournament team, a District 31-4A MVP, a Max Prep All-American, a Perfect Game USA All-American, a USSSA All-American, a member of the USSSA 18u National team which competed internationally, the South Texas Player-of-the-Year and was a member of the Texas Rangers Area Code team. As a senior at Calallen, Mathisen hit .433 with 13 home runs and 40 RBI.[28] Mathisen was drafted by the Pirates in the 2nd Round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft. Mathisen played shortstop in high school, but was drafted as a catcher. Mathisen broke a commitment to the University of Texas [29] by signing with the Pirates for a $746,300 signing bonus.[30] In June 2012, Mathisen started his pro career with the Gulf Coast League Pirates. Prior to the 2014 season, Mathisen was converted from a catcher to a third baseman.[31]


Aaron Pribanic[edit]

Aaron Pribanic
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher
Born: (1986-09-01) September 1, 1986 (age 28)
Fairfax, Virginia
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Career highlights and awards

Benjamin Aaron Pribanic (born September 1, 1986) is a baseball pitcher in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. He is currently playing for the Pirates' Double-A affiliate, the Altoona Curve. He was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 3rd round, 98th overall pick, of the 2008 draft. On July 29, 2009, he was acquired by the Pirates from the Mariners; along with Jeff Clement, Ronny Cedeño, Brett Lorin, and Nathan Adcock; in exchange for Jack Wilson, Ian Snell, and cash considerations.[32]

Prior to his professional career, Pribanic played while attending college at Hutchinson Community College and the University of Nebraska. He is also the grandson of former-New York Yankee, Jim Coates. Pribanic stated in 2011, that he picked up his passion for the baseball from his grandfather.[33]

Pribanic had labrum surgery after the 2012 season and missed all of 2013.[34]


Mel Rojas, Jr.[edit]

Mel Rojas
Pittsburgh Pirates
Outfielder
Born: (1990-05-24) May 24, 1990 (age 24)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Mel Rojas (born May 24, 1990) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

Rojas was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the third round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft out of Wabash College. He signed with the Pirates and made his professional debut that season with the State College Spikes.[35] He spent 2011 with the West Virginia Power, 2012 with Bradenton Marauders and 2013 with the Double-A Altoona Curve. He started 2014 with Altoona and was promoted to the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians during the season.

Rojas is the son of former Major League Baseball player, Mel Rojas.[36][37]


Ángel Sánchez[edit]

Ángel Sánchez
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher
Born: (1989-11-28) November 28, 1989 (age 25)
Salcedo, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Ángel Luis Sánchez (born November 28, 1989) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in Minor League Baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates' organization.

He signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 2010 and played with the Great Lakes Loons in the Midwest League in 2011, where he was 8-4 in 20 games (16 starts) with a 2.82 ERA. He was promoted to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes in 2012 where he struggled a bit, going 6-12 with a 6.58 ERA in 27 games (23 starts).

Sánchez returned to Great Lakes to start 2013 where he was 2-7 with a 4.88 ERA in 14 starts before he was returned to Rancho Cucamonga.

On July 6, 2013, he was traded to the Miami Marlins (along with Josh Wall and Steve Ames) for Ricky Nolasco. He was added to the Marlins 40-man roster on November 20, 2013.[38]

The Tampa Bay Rays claimed Sánchez off waivers on June 13, 2014, and optioned him to the Double-A Montgomery Biscuits. He was designated for assignment on June 30, and then claimed off waivers by the Chicago White Sox on July 2. The White Sox optioned him to the High-A Winston-Salem Dash.


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Triple-A[edit]

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Double-A[edit]

Altoona Curve roster
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Pitchers

  • 30 Nate Baker
  • 49 Collin Balester
  • 47 Ryan Beckman
  • 23 Matt Benedict
  • -- Orlando Castro
  • 18 Zack Dodson
  • 37 Thomas Harlan
  • 27 Jeff Inman
  • 52 Matt Nevarez

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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Bradenton Marauders roster
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Pitchers

  • 15 Yhonathan Barrios
  • 27 Jason Creasy
  • 24 Tyler Glasnow
  • 38 Felipe Gonzalez
  • 55 Ryan Hafner
  • -- Clay Holmes
  • 45 John Kuchno
  • 36 Chad Kuhl
  • 50 Patrick Ludwig
  • 17 Brett McKinney
  • 34 Jhondaniel Medina
  • 30 Joan Montero
  • 19 Tyler Sample
  • -- Rinku Singh
  • 16 Josh Smith
  • 37 Bryton Trepagnier

Catchers

  • -- Samuel Gonzalez
  • 47 Jin-De Jhang
  • 32 Jacob Stallings

Infielders

  •  3 D. J. Crumlich
  • 10 Adam Frazier
  •  5 Walker Gourley
  • 31 Max Moroff
  • 28 Jose Osuna
  •  7 Ashley Ponce
  • 29 Jordan Steranka
  • 48 Eric Wood

Outfielders

  •  2 Barrett Barnes
  • 35 Raul Fortunato
  • 23 Justin Howard
  •  6 Taylor Lewis
  • 26 Justin Maffei
  • 13 Jonathan Schwind

Manager

Coaches

  • 22 Kory DeHaan (hitting)
  • 44 Justin Meccage (pitching)


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Class A[edit]

West Virginia Power roster
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Pitchers

  • 35 Buddy Borden
  • 36 Jake Burnette
  • 18 Cody Dickson
  • 51 Luis Heredia
  • 48 Henry Hirsch
  • 47 Will Kendall
  • 32 Jared Lakind
  • 28 Brett McKinney
  • 45 Dovydas Neverauskas
  • 27 Andy Otamendi
  • 30 Clario Perez
  • 17 Isaac Sanchez
  • 19 Justin Topa
  • 43 Zack Von Rosenberg

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Short A[edit]

West Virginia Black Bears roster
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Pitchers

  • -- Colten Brewer ‡
  • 11 Austin Coley
  • 99 Eric Dorsch
  • 19 Frank Duncan
  • 14 Montana DuRapau
  • 36 Tyler Eppler
  • 33 Julio Eusebio
  • 28 Eric Karch
  • 29 Alex McRae
  • 34 Jerry Mulderig
  • 12 Nick Neumann
  • 27 Jose Regalado
  • 30 Miguel Rosario
  • 44 Sam Street

Catchers

  •  7 Deybi Garcia
  • 13 Taylor Gushue
  • 46 Kevin Krause

Infielders

  • 24 David Andriese
  • 15 Tyler Filliben
  • 25 Erik Forgione
  •  6 Erik Lunde
  • 23 Kevin Ross
  • 16 Chase Simpson
  • 47 Trace Tam Sing

Outfielders

  • 18 Carl Anderson
  •  3 Elvis Escobar
  • -- Connor Joe
  • 39 Jordan Luplow
  • 35 Michael Suchy

Manager

Coaches

  • 45 Mark DiFelice (pitching)
  • 10 Anthony Norman (coach)
  • 26 Jonathan Prieto (hitting)


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Rookie[edit]

Bristol Pirates roster
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Pitchers

  • 25 Jess Amedee
  •  5 Omar Basulto
  • 41 Palmer Betts
  • 22 Michael Clemens
  • 45 Christopher De Leon
  • 51 Mervin Del Rosario
  • 43 Hector Garcia
  • 46 Adrian Grullon
  • 36 Junior Lopez
  • 17 Marek Minarik
  • 28 Colter Moore
  • 18 Luis Paula
  • 47 Cesilio Pimentel
  • 37 Cory Rhodes
  • 22 Oderman Rocha
  • 27 Billy Roth
  • 55 Jonathan Sandfort
  • 26 John Sever
  • 24 Dan Urbina
  • 32 Julio Vivas

Catchers

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

Infielders

  •  7 Trae Arbet
  • -- Ulises Montilla
  • 38 Edgardo Munoz
  •  3 Carlos Ozuna
  • 15 Pablo Reyes
  • 14 Jose Salazar

Outfielders

  • 34 Nick Buckner
  • 13 Edgar Figueroa
  • 50 Jerrick Suiter
  • 12 Enyel Vallejo

Manager

  •  6 Edgar Varela

Coaches

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


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Gulf Coast League Pirates roster
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Pitchers

  • 41 Dario Agrazal
  • 38 Jose Batista
  • 32 Remy De Aza
  • 47 Miguel Ferreras
  • 30 Gage Hinsz
  • 36 Nick Hutchings
  • 65 Mitch Keller
  • 34 Neil Kozikowski
  • 61 Jen-Lei Liao
  • 69 Jonathan Minier
  • 37 Yunior Montero
  • 68 Cristian Mota
  • 66 Gerardo Navarro
  • 54 Jesus Paredes
  • 44 Horelbin Ramos
  • 45 Carlos Ruiz
  • 49 Trey Supak
  • -- Jandy Vasquez
  • 50 Eduardo Vera

Catchers

  • 25 Reggie Cerda
  •  5 Yoel Gonzalez

Infielders

  • 31 Bealyn Chourio
  • 39 Julio De La Cruz
  • 60 Hayden Hurst
  •  3 Nelson Jorge
  •  7 Sam Kennelly
  • 23 Carlos Munoz
  • 17 Cole Tucker

Outfielders

  •  6 Alexis Bastardo
  •  2 Luis Benitez
  • 58 Michael De La Cruz
  • 10 Tito Polo
  • 56 Henrry Rosario
  • 26 Eric Thomas

Manager

  • 24 Milver Reyes

Coaches


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Foreign Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Pirates roster
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Pitchers

  • 32 Luis Brun
  • 55 Carlos Bustamante
  • 23 Luis Escobar
  • 64 Jherson Esqueda
  • 74 Ramon Garcia
  • 96 Yeudy Garcia
  • 28 Delvin Hiciano
  • 62 Edgardo Leon
  • 79 Alex Martinez
  • 71 Richard Mitchell
  • 48 Nestor Oronel
  • 45 Francis Rodriguez
  • 75 Raymond Rodriguez
  • 16 Edgar Santana
  • 72 Cesar Santos
  • -- Eumir Sepulveda
  • 54 Angel Vasquez
  • 94 Julian Villamar

Catchers

  • 88 Mikell Granberry
  • 14 Ramy Perez

Infielders

  • 15 Johan De Jesus
  • 35 Huascar Fuentes
  • -- Jhoan Herrera
  • 12 Luis Perez
  •  5 Jesus Ronco
  • 10 Raul Siri
  •  7 Adrian Valerio

Outfielders

  • 28 Victor Fernandez
  •  3 Edison Lantigua
  • 44 Mister Luciano
  • -- Jeremias Portorreal
  • 41 Eliezer Ramirez
  • 25 Sandy Santos
  • 39 Felix Vinicio

Manager

  • -- Gerardo Alvarez

Coaches

  • -- Dan Urbina (pitching)


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