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7/5 MiLB Recap: Tim Alderson, Colton Cain, Joely Rodriguez put up zeros

Jose Tabata went 2 for 5, but was caught stealing. He stole just eight bases in 17 attempts in Pittsburgh. Starling Marte was 1 for 4 with a walk and his 18th stolen base in 30 attempts. He is now hitting .289/.349/.494. Tony Sanchez went 2 for 3 with his third home run in three

 
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Yamaico Navarro arrested for DUI in Indianapolis

The team’s official statement from Pirates’ GM Neal Huntington and Indians’ GM Cal Burleson via Kristy Robinson: “The Indianapolis Indians and Pittsburgh Pirates regret that Yamaico Navarro was arrested for driving under the influence in Indianapolis on Wednesday night. We are thankful that this situation did not result in injury to anyone or in damage to any property. Yamaico

 
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7/3 MiLB Recap: Alen Hanson hits 14th HR

Chris Leroux pitched two scoreless innings in what will probably be his final rehab appearance. A decision must now be made by Thursday on if he will join the club, or be designated for assignment. In 14 1/3 innings over the past month, he has a 3.77 ERA with a 10:6 K:BB ratio. Jordy Mercer

 
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Pirates sign Dominican 3B Julio De La Cruz

According to Ben Badler from Baseball America, the Pirates have signed Julio De La Cruz, a 16-year old third baseman from the Dominican Republic. He was ranked as Baseball America’s 16th best international prospect. De La Cruz will receiver a signing bonus of $700,00. From Pirates Prospects: De La Cruz is an athletic third baseman

 
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Indianapolis Indians: Post Game Review from Louisville

The Indianapolis Indians, the Pirates’ Triple-A affiliate has been in town all weekend, so I decided to head down to Louisville Slugger Field. Rudy Owens was on the hill for the Indians and it was my first glimpse of 2009 1st round pick, Tony Sanchez. Oh, and the organization’s number one hitting prospect is there,

 
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Pirates claim Oscar Tejeda; DFA Doug Slaten

The #Pirates have claimed INF/OF Oscar Tejeda off waivers from Boston and have assigned him to Double-A Altoona; LHP Doug Slaten DFA. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) June 27, 2012   It’s pretty amazing that the Pirates have cut ties with two left-handed reliever in two days, but I guess that just shows how much they

 
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