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2018 West Virginia Black BearsSeason Roster
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Erich Weiss played for the 2018 West Virginia Black Bears
LeagueNew York-Penn LeagueDivisionPinckneyLevelA-CategoryMinor Leagues
NicknameBlack Bears
LocationMorgantown,West Virginia
BallparkMonongalia County Ballpark,
ManagerKieran Mattison
CoachesTom Filer (Pitching Coach), Jonathan Prieto (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
MLB Parent OrgPittsburgh PiratesAffiliate History
Years Available2015-2018

Team History -- 2018 Statistics -- 2018 Roster VR -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions -- About Minor League Data

The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2018 West Virginia Black Bears.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2018 baseball season.

2018 West Virginia Black Bears Roster

TopPREV   Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Cameron AlldredP6-3 205 L-L 1996-07-25 21Batavia,Ohio A-2016-2018-Country Day (Cincinnati,OH)Cincinnati
2018-24- 714-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Daniel AmaralOF5-11 180 R-R 1997-03-07 21Long Beach,California A-2016-2018-Huntington Beach (Huntington Beach,CA)UCLA
2018-14- 414-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Osvaldo BidoP6-3 175 R-R 1995-10-18 22Los Hidalgos,Dom Rep A-2017-2018-     MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Paul BrandsC6-1 185 R-R 1997-05-13 21Haarlem,Netherlands A-2015-2018-     MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Michael De La CruzCF6-1 165 L-L 1996-07-10 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A-2013-2018-  
2012-   UDFA-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Francis Del OrbeP6-4 174 R-R 1998-10-09 19San Francisco de Macoris,Dom Rep A-2017-2018-     MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Nicholas EconomosP6-6 215 R-R 1995-06-27 23Worcester,Massachusetts A-2015-2018-Worcester Academy (Worcester,MA)Mercer County CC, Harford CC
2015-21- 637-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Michael FlynnP6-4 185 R-R 1996-08-07 21Los Alamitos,California A-2016-2018-Servite (Anaheim,CA)Arizona
2018- 6- 174-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Will GardnerP6-2 210 R-R 1996-05-08 22Morristown,Tennessee A-2015-2018-Morristown-Hamblen West (Morristown,TN)Tennessee Technological U., Carson-Newman Col
2018-21- 624-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Robbie GlendinningSS6-2 196 R-R 1995-10-06 22Perth,Australia A2017-2018-   Missouri, North Iowa Area CC
2017-21- 628-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A)
Mike Gretler3B6-2 180 R-R 1996-01-01 22Bonney Lake,Washington A-2015-2018-Bonney Lake (Bonney Lake,WA)Oregon St
2018-10- 294-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Juan HenriquezP6-3 185 R-R 1996-10-22 21- A-2018-2018-     MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (Rk)
Miguel HernandezP6-5 175 R-R 1995-11-03 22Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A-2015-2018-     MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Jhoan Herrera1B6-1 185 L-R 1995-06-14 23Peravia,Dom Rep A2013-2018-  
2012-   UDFA-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Jin-De JhangC5-11 220 L-R 1993-05-17 25Taitung City,Taiwan AAA2012-2018-     MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (AA)
Melvin Jimenez2B5-10 170 B-R 1995-09-09 22Villa Gonzalez,Dom Rep A-2015-2018-     MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Connor KaiserSS6-4 205 R-R 1996-11-20 21Shawnee Mission,Kansas A-2016-2018-Blue Valley West (Stilwell,KS)Vanderbilt U.
2018- 3-  86-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Brett KinnemanOF6-1 195 L-L 1996-08-28 21York,Pennsylvania A-2016-2018-West York Area (York,PA)North Carolina St
2018- 7- 204-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Grant KochC6-0 190 R-R 1997-02-05 21Fayetteville,Arkansas A-2016-2018-Fayetteville (Fayetteville,AR)Arkansas
2018- 5- 144-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Zack KoneSS6-3 202 R-R 1996-11-05 21Boca Raton,Florida A-2016-2018-Pine Crest (Lighthouse Point,FL)Duke U.
2018-13- 384-PIT
Pittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Edison LantiguaLF6-0 175 L-L 1997-01-09 21Puerto Plata,Dom Rep A-2014-2018-  
2013-   UDFA-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Conner LoeprichP6-3 185 R-R 1997-09-13 20Clovis,California A-2016-2018-Buchanan (Clovis,CA)St. Mary's Col California
2018-20- 594-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Michael LoPrestiP6-3 200 R-R 1996-10-22 21Wayne,New Jersey A-2016-2018-Wayne Valley (Wayne,NJ)St. John's U.
2018-18- 534-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Fabricio MaciasOF6-0 188 R-R 1998-03-11 20Saltillo,Mexico AAA2016-2018-     MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A)
Alex ManasaP6-4 195 L-R 1998-01-06 20Farmington,Michigan A-2017-2018-Farmington (Farmington,MI)Jackson CC
2017-11- 328-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Luke MangieriIF6-3 201 L-R 1996-10-15 21Peoria,Illinois A-2016-2018-Dunlap (Dunlap,IL)Bradley U.
2018-25- 744-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Shea MurrayP6-6 205 R-R 1993-11-05 24Defiance,Ohio A-2013-2018-Defiance (Defiance,OH)Ohio St
2017-18- 538-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
John PomeroyP6-5 210 R-R 1994-10-09 23Mossyrock,Washington A2014-2018-Mossyrock (Mossyrock,WA)Oregon St
2016-13- 405-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A)
Alec RennardP6-3 210 R-R 1995-05-06 23Santa Rosa,California A-2015-2018-Maria Carrillo (Santa Rosa,CA)Michigan, Santa Rosa Junior Col   MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Argenis RomanoP6-1 190 R-R 1995-06-16 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A-2015-2018-     MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Aaron ShortridgeP6-3 180 R-R 1997-05-29 21Santa Rosa,California A-2016-2018-Vintage (Napa,CA)California
2018- 4- 114-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Raul Siri2B5-9 175 R-R 1994-10-21 23- A+2014-2018-     MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A+)
Cody SmithP-UT6-0 185 R-R 1995-09-12 22Goose Creek,South Carolina A-2015-2018-Goose Creek (Goose Creek,SC)Charleston So.U.
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (Rk)
Zach SpearsP6-7 237 L-L 1997-06-03 21Greenfield,Indiana A-2016-2018-Mount Vernon (Fortville,IN)Miami U.
2018- 8- 234-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Logan StoelkeP6-3 185 R-R 1995-08-26 22Fayetteville,Texas A-2015-2018-Fayetteville (Fayetteville,TX)UL Lafayette
2018- 9- 264-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Zac SusiC6-1 200 L-R 1996-10-30 21Southington,Connecticut A-2016-2018-Southington (Southington,CT)Connecticut
2018-12- 354-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (Rk)
Travis SwaggertyOF5-11 180 L-L 1997-08-19 20Covington,Louisiana A-2016-2018-Denham Springs (Denham Springs,LA)South Alabama
2018- 1-  10-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Nick Valaika2B5-11 180 R-R 1995-12-07 22Valencia,California A-2015-2018-Hart (Newhall,CA)UCLA
2017-24- 718-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Ryan ValdesOF5-11 160 R-R 1993-08-22 24Odessa,Florida A-2013-2018-Alonso (Tampa,FL)Florida St, State Col Florida Manatee-Sarasota, South Florida
2017-33- 988-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Felix VinicioOF5-10 175 L-L 1994-10-28 23Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A-2014-2018-     Free Agent  
Erich Weiss1B6-2 200 L-R 1991-09-11 26Brenham,Texas AAA2011-2018-Brenham (Brenham,TX)Texas
2013-11- 329-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (AAA)
Eric Wood3B6-2 195 R-R 1992-11-22 25Oshawa,Ontario AAA2012-2018-   Blinn Col
2012- 6- 196-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (AAA)
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