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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
Record32-44 (5th in New York-Penn League Pinckney)
BallparkMonongalia County Ballpark,
ManagerKieran Mattison
CoachesTom Filer (Pitching Coach), Jonathan Prieto (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
Attendance69,430 (Rank: 11th)
MLB Parent OrgPittsburgh PiratesAffiliate History
Years Available2015-2018

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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)
Cam AlldredP6-3 205 L-L 1996-07-25 21Batavia,Ohio A2016-2018-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-)
Manny BejeranoC6-3 185 R-R 1997-05-14 21West Palm Beach,Florida A-2016-2018-Forest Hill (West Palm Beach,FL)Broward Col, Seminole St Florida
2017-30- 898-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Ben BengtsonSS6-1 198 R-R 1995-07-28 22Concord,New Hampshire A2015-2018-Concord (Concord,NH)Hartford
2017-23- 688-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-     Free Agent  
Brad CaseP6-6 220 R-R 1996-09-13 21Pelham,New York A-2018-2018-Iona Prep (New Rochelle,NY)Rollins Col
2018-17- 504-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Michael De La CruzOF6-1 165 L-L 1996-07-10 21Santo Domingo,Dom Rep A-2013-2018-  
2012-   UDFA-PIT
Free Agent  
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 A2015-2018-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 GlendinningIF6-2 196 R-R 1995-10-06 22Perth,Australia A2017-2018-   Missouri, North Iowa Area CC
2017-21- 628-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A)
Mike GretlerSS6-2 180 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-     Free Agent  
Jhoan Herrera3B6-1 185 L-R 1995-06-14 23Peravia,Dom Rep A2013-2018-  
2012-   UDFA-PIT
Free Agent  
Joe JacquesP6-4 210 L-L 1995-03-11 23Shrewsbury,New Jersey A-2014-2018-Red Bank Regional (Little Silver,NJ)Manhattan Col
2018-33- 984-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Jin-De JhangC5-11 220 L-R 1993-05-17 25Taitung City,Taiwan AAA2012-2018-     Free Agent  
Melvin JimenezSS5-10 170 B-R 1995-09-09 22Villa Gonzalez,Dom Rep A-2015-2018-     Free Agent  
Connor KaiserIF6-4 205 R-R 1996-11-20 21Shawnee Mission,Kansas A2016-2018-Blue Valley West (Stilwell,KS)Vanderbilt U.
2018- 3-  86-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A)
Brett KinnemanLF6-1 195 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
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Edison LantiguaOF6-0 175 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 A2016-2018-Dunlap (Dunlap,IL)Bradley U.
2018-25- 744-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A)
Nick MearsP6-4 185 R-R 1996-01-07 22Rocklin,California A-2017-2018-Rocklin (Rocklin,CA)Sacramento City Col    
Allen MontgomeryP6-3 190 R-R 1996-08-15 21Johnston City,Illinois A-2015-2018-Johnston CIty (Johnston City,IL)So.Illinois U., Southeastern Illinois Col   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-     Free Agent  
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 (A-)
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 A2015-2018-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 SwaggertyOF-P5-11 180 L-L 1997-08-19 20Covington,Louisiana A2016-2018-Denham Springs (Denham Springs,LA)South Alabama
2018- 1-  10-PIT
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A)
Nick ValaikaIF5-11 180 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 A2013-2018-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  
Kyle WatsonP6-3 187 R-R 1996-01-14 22Southaven,Mississippi A2015-2018-DeSoto Central (Southaven,MS)Mississippi
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (A-)
Erich Weiss3B6-2 200 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
Free Agent  
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