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Elevys Gonzalez Video Recap – 7/28

Elevys Gonzalez was signed as an International free agent in 2008. After a solid ’08 season in the Venezuelan Summer League, he came to the US to make his debut in the GCL in 2009 where he held his own as a 19 year old. In 2010, he joined the WV Power and started catching

 
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Evan Chambers Video Recap – 7/28

Evan Chambers was the Pirates’ 3rd round pick in the 2009 Draft. Chambers has struggled a bit as far as his batting average goes in the lower levels of the Minors as he has yet to hit above .250 in a season. However, his ability to draw walks has at least kept people interested in

 
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Brandon Cumpton Video Recap – 7/28

If you don’t read Tim’s Daily Prospect Profiles over at Pirates Prospects, you’re missing out. Today, his feature (link) was on Bradenton RHP Brandon Cumpton who was the Pirates’ 9th round pick out of Georgia Tech in the 2010 Draft. Check out the link for an in depth feature on Cumpton. I wasn’t going to

 
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Ramon Cabrera Video Recap – 7/28

When it comes to catching prospects in the Pirates’ system, everyone immediately thinks Tony Sanchez…as they should. However, there is someone who is less well-known who people should also include in the catching conversation. That guy is Ramon Cabrera. Cabrera was signed as an International free agent in 2008 out of Venezuela and has held

 
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Adalberto Santos Video Recap – 7/28

Adalberto Santos was the Pirates’ 22nd round pick out of Oregon State in last year’s draft. He signed quickly and was sent to State College to begin his professional career. There, he hit the ball extremely well, which should be expected from a 22-year old college draftee. In 63 games for the Spikes, Santos hit

 
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Robbie Grossman Video Recap – 7/28/11

Robbie Grossman has probably been the biggest success story the Pirates have in the minors this season. The 21-year old outfielder was drafted in the 6th round of the 2008 draft and was lured away from the University of Texas thanks in large part to a $1 million signing bonus. Grossman struggled his first two

 
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