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Pirates' Yordany De Los Santos: Promoted to Bradenton
De Los Santos was promoted to Single-A Bradenton on Tuesday.
De Los Santos began the campaign in the Florida Complex League, where he maintained a 124 wRC+ while striking out at a 14.1 percent clip across 78 plate appearances. The 18-year-old will likely spend the rest of the season with Bradenton. Though De Los Santos is several years away from the majors, he has strong bat speed and the athleticism to play both shortstop and third base.... See More ... See Less
Pirates' Yordany De Los Santos: Strong start in FCL
De Los Santos is hitting .325/.391/.425 with nine steals on nine attempts and an 8:5 K:BB through 10 games in the Florida Complex League.
De Los Santos didn't have an overly impressive statistical showing in the Dominican Summer League (106 wRC+), but he gets lauded for his bat speed, projectable 6-foot-1, 170-pound frame, and athleticism. He has split time between shortstop and third base, but the assumption is that he will end up at the hot corner.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-1, 170 lbs|
|Birthplace: Guerra, Dominican Republic|
|Bats/Throws: R, R|