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2016 West Virginia Black Bears (A-)

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Parent Organization: Pittsburgh Pirates
Nickname:
W-L Record: 38-38 .500
Rank: 3rd in New York-Penn League Pinckney
Run Differential: 330-319 + 11
Manager(s): Wyatt Toregas
Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
Ballpark: Monongalia County Ballpark,
Attendance: 78,774 11/14
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Jonathan Prieto
Pitching Coach: Mark DiFelice

#1 Draft Picks

Austin Meadows (#9), Will Craig (#22)
New York-Penn League Pinckney Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
5026.658--
3936.52010.5
3838.50012.0
3738.49312.5
2847.37321.5
2253.29327.5
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2016 West Virginia Black Bears season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    29Stephen AlemaisIF6-0180B-R21PIT: 2016-3-105A+Bradenton (A+) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    38Matt AndersonP6-2170R-R21PIT: 2016-10-315AWest Virginia (A) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    16Trae ArbetSS6-0185R-R21PIT: 2013-5-149AWest Virginia (A) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    25Albert Baur1B6-4215L-R24PIT: 2015-28-847AWest Virginia (A) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    24Danny BeddesP6-5230R-R21PIT: 2016-15-465A--Retired
    13Brandon BingelP-IF5-10175R-R21PIT: 2016-22-675A--Free Agent
    25Steven BraultP6-1170L-L24BAL: 2013-11-339MLBPittsburgh PiratesMLB-Active
    28Will Craig3B6-3212R-R21PIT: 2016-1-22A+Bradenton (A+) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    48Jason CreasyP6-4180R-R24PIT: 2011-8-242AAA-Free Agent
    18Matt DiorioC-OF6-1201L-R20PIT: 2016-16-495A-Bristol (Rk) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    41Clark EaganOF6-1195L-R21PIT: 2016-9-285AWest Virginia (A) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    19Luis EscobarP6-1155R-R20Not draftedAPittsburgh PiratesMLB-Active
    7Erik ForgioneSS6-0160B-R23PIT: 2014-25-761A-Free Agent
    54Matt FrawleyP6-1185R-R20PIT: 2016-17-525A+Tampa (A+) >> New York YankeesMinors
    3Jordan GeorgeIF6-2195B-R23PIT: 2015-35-1057AAAltoona (AA) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    34Adrian GrullonP6-0180R-R23Not draftedA--Free Agent
    10Chris HarveyC6-5215R-R23Not draftedA-Free Agent
    22Scooter HightowerP6-6215R-R22PIT: 2015-15-457AWest Virginia (A-) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    23Nick KingSS-2B6-0191R-R22Not draftedAGulf Coast Pirates (Rk) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    58Neil KozikowskiP6-4180R-R21PIT: 2013-8-239A--Free Agent
    62Kevin KrauseC6-2190R-R23PIT: 2014-9-281A+Bradenton (A+) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    30Tyler LefflerIF6-3170R-R21PIT: 2016-27-825AWest Virginia (A) >> Pittsburgh PiratesRestricted List
    5Kevin MahalaP-3B6-3190R-R21PIT: 2016-18-555AWest Virginia (A) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    12James MarvelP 6-3185R-R22PIT: 2015-36-1087A+Bradenton (A+) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    17Austin MeadowsOF6-2195L-L21PIT: 2013-1-9AAAPittsburgh PiratesMLB-Active
    31Stephan MeyerP6-4190R-R22PIT: 2015-18-547AWest Virginia (A) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    48Yunior MonteroP6-4175R-R22Not draftedA+Bradenton (A+) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    55Ty MooreOF 5-11185L-R22PIT: 2015-12-367A+Bradenton (A+) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    44Cristian MotaP5-10150L-L24Not draftedA--Free Agent
    37Hunter OwenIF6-0175R-R22PIT: 2016-25-765AWest Virginia (A) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    52Arden PabstC-IF6-1219R-R21PIT: 2016-12-375AWest Virginia (A) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    46Luis PaulaP6-3189B-R23PIT: 2014-31-941A--Free Agent
    64Evan PiechotaP6-1225R-R22Not draftedA-Bristol (Rk) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    32Dylan ProhoroffP6-3215R-R21PIT: 2016-8-255AWest Virginia (A) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    39Billy RothP6-3190R-R21PIT: 2013-16-479A-Free Agent
    27Sandy SantosOF6-3185R-R22Not draftedAWest Virginia (A-) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    0Jacob TaylorP6-3215R-R20PIT: 2015-4-127A-Bristol (Rk) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    36Cam VieauxP6-5175L-L23PIT: 2016-6-195A+Bradenton (A+) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors
    64Julio VivasP6-2227R-R22Not draftedA+-Free Agent
    0Mike WallaceP6-5165R-R22PIT: 2015-30-907AWest Virginia (A) >> Pittsburgh PiratesMinors


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