Pittsburgh Pirates minor league players

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

Players[edit]

Barrett Barnes[edit]

Barrett Barnes
Pittsburgh Pirates
Outfielder
Born: (1991-07-29) July 29, 1991 (age 25)
Sugar Land, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Barrett Alexander Barnes (born July 29, 1991) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

Barnes played college baseball at Texas Tech University. After his junior year, he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft.[1] He signed with the Pirates and made his professional debut with the State College Spikes. He spent 2013 with the West Virginia Power, 2014 with the Gulf Coast Pirates, West Virginia and Bradenton Marauders and 2015 with Bradenton and Altoona Curve. Barnes missed numerous games from 2013 to 2015 due to injuries.[2][3]

Willy García[edit]

Willy García
Pittsburgh Pirates – No. 60
Outfielder
Born: (1992-09-04) September 4, 1992 (age 23)
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.[4] García played 2014 with the Double-A Altoona Curve.[5] He was added to the 40-man roster on November 20, 2014.[6]

Ke'Bryan Hayes[edit]

Ke'Bryan Hayes
Pittsburgh Pirates
Third baseman
Born: (1997-01-28) January 28, 1997 (age 19)
Tomball, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Ke'Bryan Hayes (born January 28, 1997) is a third baseman in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization. He was drafted by the Pirates out of Concordia Lutheran High School in the 1st round of the 2015 MLB draft. He is the son of Charlie Hayes.[7]

Taylor Hearn[edit]

Taylor Hearn
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher
Born: (1994-08-30) August 30, 1994 (age 21)
Royse City, Texas
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Taylor Lynn Hearn (born August 30, 1994) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

Hearn attended Royse City High School in Royse City, Texas. After his senior year he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 22nd round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft. He did not sign and attended San Jacinto College to play college baseball. He was then drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 36th round of the 2013 MLB Draft, but did not sign and returned to San Jacinto. The next year he was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 25th round of the 2014 MLB Draft. He again did not sign and transferred to Oklahoma Baptist University. After one year at Oklahoma Baptist he was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the fifth round of the 2015 MLB Draft and signed.[8][9]

On July 30, 2016, the Nationals traded Hearn along with Felipe Rivero to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Mark Melancon.[10]

Luis Heredia[edit]

Luis Heredia
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher
Born: (1994-08-10) August 10, 1994 (age 22)
Mazatlán, 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.[11] Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus ranked Heredia the 81st best prospect in baseball prior to the 2011 season.[12] Heredia made his pro debut on June 21, 2011, for the Gulf Coast League Pirates.[13] Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus ranked Heredia the 42nd best prospect in baseball prior to the 2012 season.[14] 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.[15]

Mitch Keller[edit]

Mitch Keller
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher
Born: (1996-04-04) April 4, 1996 (age 20)
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Mitch Thomas Keller (born April 4, 1996) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

Keller was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the second round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft out of Xavier High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.[16] He made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Pirates.[17] Keller spent 2015 with the Bristol Pirates and started 2016 with the West Virginia Power.[18][19]

His brother, Jon Keller, plays in the Baltimore Orioles organization.[20]

Nick Kingham[edit]

Nick Kingham
Pittsburgh Pirates – No. 80
Pitcher
Born: (1991-11-08) November 8, 1991 (age 24)
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.[21]

Kingham started the 2013 season with the High-A Bradenton Marauders and was promoted to Double-A Altoona Curve during the season.[22] Kinghan was added to the 40-man roster on November 20, 2014.[6]

Wyatt Mathisen[edit]

Wyatt Mathisen
Pittsburgh Pirates
Third baseman
Born: (1993-12-30) December 30, 1993 (age 22)
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.[23] 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 [24] by signing with the Pirates for a $746,300 signing bonus.[25] 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.[26]

Dovydas Neverauskas[edit]

Dovydas Neverauskas
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher
Born: (1993-01-14) January 14, 1993 (age 23)
Vilnius, Lithuania
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Dovydas Neverauskas (born January 14, 1993) is a Lithuanian professional baseball pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

Neverauskas signed with the Pirates as a free agent in 2009.[27] He was converted into a relief pitcher in 2015.[28] He began the 2016 season with the Altoona Curve of the Class AA Eastern League,[27] and was promoted to the Indianapolis Indians of the Class AAA International League in June.[29] He was named to appear in the 2016 All-Star Futures Game.[30]

Daniel Ortiz[edit]

Daniel Ortiz
Pittsburgh Pirates – No. 68
Outfielder
Born: (1990-01-05) January 5, 1990 (age 26)
Caguas, Puerto Rico
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Daniel Ortiz (born January 5, 1990) is a Puerto Rican professional baseball outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Ortiz was drafted in the fourth round (126th overall) by the Minnesota Twins in the 2008 MLB draft out of Benjamin Harrison High School in Cayey, Puerto Rico.[31] After signing for $253,000, Ortiz reported to the GCL Twins where he did well, hitting .274 with two home runs and 27 RBIs over 48 games.[32] Daniel was forced to miss the 2009 season after undergoing left knee surgery during the offseason[33] and as a result, his stock dropped dramatically from a high-round draft selection to a player still playing in a Rookie League two seasons after being drafted. Ortiz did little to change that perception over the next two years, hitting .259 with 11 homers and 43 RBIs over 62 games with the Elizabethton Twins in 2010 and .239 with 10 homers and 71 RBIs the following year with Low-A Beloit. For the 2012 season, Ortiz began the year back with the Snappers but quickly proved that he was a changed player, hitting .299 with 8 runs and 13 RBIs through only 22 games and earning himself a spot on the midseason Midwest League all-star team.[34] This production was enough to warrant a promotion and Ortiz started the month of May with the High-A Fort Myers Miracle. Over the rest of the season, Ortiz continued to hit for both average and power, finishing with a .269 batting average, eight home runs and 35 RBIs. Ortiz was promoted again to begin the 2013 year, playing for the Double-A New Britain Rock Cats. Though at 23 he was 1.4 years younger than the average Double-A player, Ortiz proved that he was where he belonged, hitting a career high 12 home runs to go along with a .258 batting average and 60 RBIs. In 2014 Ortiz remained with the Rock Cats and absolutely tore up the Eastern League for 48 games, and he owned a .500 SLG%, a .325 AVG, and 31 RBIs before an early-June call up to the Rochester Red Wings. In only 55 games since his promotion, Ortiz has hit 7 home runs, driven in 29 runs, recorded a slugging percentage of .456, and owns a respectable .257 batting average, all in a league where he is a full three years younger than the average player.[35] He signed a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates in December 2015.[36]

Ángel Sánchez[edit]

Ángel Sánchez
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher
Born: (1989-11-28) November 28, 1989 (age 26)
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.[37]

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. He was claimed off waivers by the Chicago White Sox on July 2, and optioned to the High-A Winston-Salem Dash.

Stephen Tarpley[edit]

Stephen Tarpley
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher
Born: (1993-02-17) February 17, 1993 (age 23)
Los Angeles
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Stephen Nicholas Tarpley (born February 17, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

Tarpley was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the eighth round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft out of Gilbert High School in Gilbert, Arizona. He did not sign with the Indians and attended the University of Southern California (USC) to play college baseball for the Trojans. After one year at USC, he transferred to Scottsdale Community College.[38] Tarpley was then drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the third round of the 2013 MLB draft.[39] He signed with the Orioles and made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Orioles. He spent 2014 with the Aberdeen IronBirds.[40]

On January 27, 2015, Tarpley along with a player to be named later was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Travis Snider.[41]

Trevor Williams[edit]

Trevor Williams
Pittsburgh Pirates
Pitcher
Born: (1992-04-25) April 25, 1992 (age 24)
San Diego, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Trevor Anthony Williams (born April 25, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

Williams played college baseball at Arizona State University for the Sun Devils from 2011 to 2013.[42][43][44] He started 38 games during his career, going 18–8 with a 2.98 earned run average (ERA).

Williams was drafted by the Miami Marlins in the second round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft.[45][46] He made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Marlins and also played for the Batavia Muckdogs and Greensboro Grasshoppers that year. Williams started 2014 with the Jupiter Hammerheads and was promoted to the Jacksonville Suns in August.[47][48]

On October 24, 2015, the Marlins traded Williams to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Richard Mitchell as compensation for the Marlins hiring Jim Benedict from the Pirates as their new vice president of pitching development.[49][50]

Full Triple-A to Rookie League rosters[edit]

Triple-A[edit]

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Double-A[edit]

Altoona Curve roster
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Pitchers

  • 27 Jason Creasy Injury icon 2.svg
  • 43 Cody Dickson
  • 12 Montana DuRapau
  • 36 Tyler Eppler
  • -- Trey Haley
  • 52 Clay Holmes
  • 39 John Kuchno
  • 28 Jared Lakind
  • 26 Brett McKinney
  • 53 Alex McRae
  • 30 Jhondaniel Medina
  • 35 Miguel Rosario
  • -- Ángel Sánchez Injury icon 2.svg
  • 25 Josh Smith
  • 32 Brandon Waddell

Catchers

  • 47 Jin-De Jhang
  • 49 Tomas Morales

Infielders

  •  6 Chris Diaz
  • 14 Edwin Espinal
  •  2 Anderson Feliz
  • 19 Kevin Newman
  • 10 Erich Weiss
  •  3 Eric Wood

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

  • 51 Justin Meccage (pitching)
  • 41 Kevin Riggs (hitting)




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Class A-Advanced[edit]

Bradenton Marauders roster
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Pitchers

  • 41 Tanner Anderson
  • 46 Buddy Borden
  • 32 Colten Brewer
  • 44 Jonathan Brubaker
  • 19 Austin Coley
  • 45 Yeudy Garcia
  • 37 Luis Heredia
  • 50 Henry Hirsch
  • 52 Junior Lopez
  • 22 Nick Neumann Injury icon 2.svg
  • 51 Jose Regalado Injury icon 2.svg
  • 36 Tate Scioneaux
  • -- Rinku Singh Injury icon 2.svg
  • 34 Sam Street
  • 24 Stephen Tarpley
  • -- Justin Topa Injury icon 2.svg

Catchers

  • 17 Taylor Gushue

Infielders

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  • -- Carl Anderson Injury icon 2.svg
  • 16 Elvis Escobar
  •  5 Tito Polo
  • 13 Michael Suchy
  • 25 Jerrick Suiter

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Class A[edit]

West Virginia Power roster
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Pitchers

  • 44 Dario Agrazal
  • 24 Jess Amedee
  • -- Jake Burnette Injury icon 2.svg
  • 32 Julio Eusebio
  • -- Hector Garcia Injury icon 2.svg
  • 39 Taylor Hearn
  • 35 Bret Helton
  • -- Delvin Hiciano Injury icon 2.svg
  • 26 Gage Hinsz
  • 19 Mitch Keller
  • 37 Sean Keselica
  • 30 Seth McGarry
  • 41 Yunior Montero
  • 10 Cesilio Pimentel
  • 28 Logan Sendelbach
  • -- Jacob Taylor Injury icon 2.svg
  • 47 Julio Vivas
  • 38 Daniel Zamora Injury icon 2.svg

Catchers

  • 12 John Bormann
  • 27 Christian Kelley

Infielders

  • 23 Daniel Arribas
  • 14 Tyler Filliben
  •  2 Jordan George
  • 22 Ke'Bryan Hayes Injury icon 2.svg
  • 34 Carlos Munoz
  •  6 Logan Ratledge
  • 13 Alfredo Reyes
  •  5 Mitchell Tolman

Outfielders

  • -- Tyler Gaffney
  • 15 Logan Hill
  •  7 Casey Hughston
  •  3 Ryan Nagle

Manager

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Short A[edit]

West Virginia Black Bears roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 38 Matt Anderson
  • 24 Danny Beddes
  • 13 Brandon Bingel
  • 59 Luis Escobar
  • 54 Matt Frawley
  • 34 Adrian Grullon
  • 22 Scooter Hightower
  • 58 Neil Kozikowski
  • 12 James Marvel
  • 31 Stephan Meyer
  • 44 Cristian Mota
  • 46 Luis Paula
  • 32 Dylan Prohoroff
  • 39 Billy Roth
  • 36 Cam Vieaux

Catchers

  • 62 Kevin Krause
  • 52 Arden Pabst

Infielders

  • 29 Stephen Alemais
  • 16 Trae Arbet
  • 25 Albert Baur
  • 28 Will Craig
  •  7 Erik Forgione
  • 23 Nick Long
  • 30 Tyler Leffler
  •  5 Kevin Mahala
  • -- Trace Tam Sing

Outfielders

  • 18 Matt Diorio
  • 41 Clark Eagan
  • 55 Ty Moore
  • 37 Hunter Owen
  • 27 Sandy Santos

Manager

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Advanced Rookie[edit]

Bristol Pirates roster
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Pitchers

  • 23 Jess Amedee
  • -- Daniel Bard
  • -- Vince Deyzel
  • 19 Miguel Ferreras ‡
  • 24 Scooter Hightower
  • 30 Gage Hinsz
  • 36 Neil Kozikowski
  •  2 Christian Mota
  • 27 Billy Roth
  • 28 Mike Wallace

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Infielders

  •  7 Trae Arbet
  • 29 Julio De La Cruz
  • 10 Jordan George
  • 25 Raul Siri

Outfielders

  • 34 Nick Buckner
  • 13 Edgar Figueroa
  • 52 Henrry Rosario
  • 17 Sandy Santos

Manager

  •  6 Edgar Varela

Coaches

  • -- Tom Filer (pitching)
  • 12 Austin McClune (hitting)




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Rookie[edit]

Gulf Coast League Pirates roster
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Pitchers

  • 46 Nicholas Economos
  • 17 Shane Kemp
  • 44 Mister Luciano
  • 45 Alex Martinez
  • 37 Yunior Montero
  • 65 Nestor Oronel
  • 29 Chris Plitt
  • -- Horelbin Ramos ‡
  • 16 Ike Schlabach
  • 47 Jacob Taylor
  • 49 Nathan Trevillian

Catchers

  • 25 Paul Brands
  •  5 Yoel Gonzalez
  • 12 Garrett Russini

Infielders

  • 15 Jhoan Herrera
  •  3 Nelson Jorge
  •  7 Sam Kennelly
  • 13 Luis Perez
  • 57 Adrian Valerio

Outfielders

  •  2 Luis Benitez
  • 56 Michael De La Cruz
  • 23 Victor Fernandez
  • 31 Edison Lantigua
  • 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

  • 55 Carlos Bustamante
  • 44 Joel Cesar
  • 24 Wilmer Contreras
  • 98 Sergio Cubilete
  • 71 Jose Delgado
  • 43 Oliver Garcia
  • 95 Ramon Garcia
  • 24 Julio Gonzalez
  • 38 Edgardo Leon
  • 28 Kleiner Machado
  • 74 Yeudry Manzanillo
  • 39 Angel Martinez
  • 94 Reymundo Pena
  • 79 Adonis Pichardo
  • 90 Leandro Pina
  • 70 Raymond Rodriguez
  • 69 Roger Santana
  • 92 Eumir Sepulveda

Catchers

  • 49 Yair Babilonia
  • 27 Gabriel Brito
  • 26 Samuel Inoa

Infielders

  • 59 Sherten Apostel
  •  2 Williams Calderon
  • 23 Rodolfo Castro
  • 15 Johan De Jesus
  • 36 Francisco Mepris
  •  5 Cristopher Perez
  • 13 Ramy Perez
  • 14 Kyle Simmons

Outfielders

  • 34 Larry Alcime
  •  3 Carlos Garcia
  • 18 Rudy Guzman
  • 25 Jeremias Portorreal
  • 10 Kevin Sanchez
  •  7 Eddy Vizcaino

Manager

  • -- Mendy Lopez

Coaches

  • -- Cesilio Beltre (coach)
  • -- Bernie Castro (hitting)
  • -- Greg Picart (hitting)
  • -- Dan Urbina (pitching)




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