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Former Pirates in Independent Baseball

This does not include any leagues in Mexico, Japan, or Korea. Stats through 5/20/2012.

Jonah Bayliss - The Pirates acquired Bayliss from the Royals in Dec 2005 and sent him to the Blue Jays in June 2008 - he has been in the blue jays and astros organizations since leaving the Pirates - in 2012 he has a 1.10 era in 16.1 ip for the bridgeport bluefish.

Deybis Benitez - The Pirates acquired Benitez from the Mariners in August 2009 and he played 8 games for the 2009 State College Spikes - in 2012 he has played 11 games with the sugar land skeeters and has a .297 OPS.

Tom Boleska - The Pirates drafted Boleska in the 35th round in 2007 - Boleska started 2011 with Altoona before being released - in 2012 he has a 3.86 era in 2.1 ip for the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks.

Anthony Claggett - The Pirates claimed Claggett from the Yankees in September 2009 and he stayed with the organization in 2010 and 2011 - in 2012 he has a 22.50 era in 6 innings for the Somerset Patriots.

Jose Hernandez - The Pirates drafted him in the 23rd round in 2009 - he started 2011 with Altoona before being released - in 2012 he has an .871 OPS in 3 games with the St. Paul Saints.

Tyler Herron - he pitched 8 games for the 2009 Altoona Curve - he has 1.2 scoreless innings for the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks.

Brandon Jones - The Pirates claimed Jones from the Braves in January 2010 and traded him to the tigers in August 2010 - he has been in the tigers and brewers organizations since leaving the Pirates - in 2012 he has a .503 OPS in 4 games for the Kansas City T-Bones.

Jorge Julio - Julio was in the Pirates organization in 2009 and he also signed with the Pirates in January 2011 but he never pitched for some reason - in 2012 he has a 13.50 era in 4 innings for the Bridgeport Bluefish.

Eric Krebs - The Pirates drafted Krebs in the 16th round in 2005 and traded him to the Dodgers in the Delwyn Young trade - in 2012 he has a 2.00 era in 9 innings for the Sugar Land Skeeters.

Brian Leach - The Pirates drafted Leach in the 25th round in 2008 and released him after 2011 - he pitched with Bradenton and Altoona in 2011 - in 2012 he has a 13.50 era in 2 innings for the Winnipeg Goldeyes.

Bobby Livingston - he pitched one game for the 2009 Indianapolis Indians - in 2012 he has a 6.12 era in 25 innings for the Sugar Land Skeeters.

Pedro Lopez - he spent 2009 with Altoona and Indianapolis - in 2012 he has a .725 OPS in 19 games for the Bridgeport Bluefish.

Mike Loree - he pitched 4 games for the 2011 Altoona Curve - in 2012 he has a 4.00 era in 27 innings for the Long Island Ducks.

Jon Meloan - he pitched 6 games for the 2009 Indianapolis Indians - in 2012 he has a 1.29 era in 14 innings for the Long Island Ducks.

Dan Meyer - he played with Indianapolis in 2011 - in 2012 he has a 2.31 era in 11.2 ip for the Long Island Ducks.

Brian Myrow - the Pirates acquired Myrow from the White Sox in June 2009 and he also played with Indianapolis in 2010 - in 2012 he has a .310 OPS in 4 games with the Grand Prairie AirHogs.

Rogelio Noris - Noris was in the Pirates organization 2007-2011; he spent 2010 and 2011 with West Virginia - in 2012 he has a .286 OPS in 2 games for the Lake Erie Crushers.

Billy Nowlin - Nowlin played 5 games for the 2011 SC Spikes - in 2012 he has a .333 OPS in 3 games with the Windy City ThunderBolts.

Josue Peley - The Pirates drafted Peley in the 35th round in 2006 and traded him to Boston for Jonathan Van Every in 2010 - in 2012 he has a .993 OPS in 4 games for les capitales de Quebec.

Dan Reichert - The Pirates acquired Reichert in July 2008 and he spent the rest of 2008 with the Pirates - in 2012 he has a 3.56 era in 30.1 innings for the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.

RJ Rodriguez - he spent 2009 with the Lynchburg Hillcats - in 2012 he has a 3.48 era in 10.1 innings for the York Revolution.

Yunesky Sanchez - he played 42 games for the 2011 Curve - in 2012 he has a 1.099 OPS in 4 games for the Sheverport-Bossier Captains.

Travis Scott - he played for Bradenton and Altoona in 2011 - in 2012 he has a .636 OPS in 11 games for the York Revolution.

Keanon Simon - the Pirates drafted him in the 25th round in 2007 and he last played in the Pirates organization in 2008 - in 2012 he has a 1.256 OPS in 4 games with the Grand Prairie AirHogs.

Virgil Vasquez - he played for the Pirates in 2009, and the rays in 2010 - in 2012 he has a 4.45 era in 32.1 innings for the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.

Ramon Vazquez - he played with the Pirates in 2009 and has been with the Mariners, astros, cardinals, blue jays and marlins since leaving the Pirates - in 2012 he has a .705 OPS in 20 games with the Bridgeport Bluefish.

Bryce Weidman - he was drafted by the Pirates in the 14th round in 2010 - he spent 2011 in the Gulf Coast League and State College - in 2012 he has a 2.45 era in 11 innings for the Alpine Cowboys.

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