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Pirates sign three more players from 2018 Draft

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed the following players from the 2018 First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday. The announcement was made by Joe DelliCarri, Pirates Senior Director of Amateur Scouting.

Round Name/Position/Height/Weight/School/Affiliate/Assignment

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed the following players from the 2018 First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday. The announcement was made by Joe DelliCarri, Pirates Senior Director of Amateur Scouting.

Round Name/Position/Height/Weight/School/Affiliate/Assignment

18/Mike LoPresti/RHP/6-4/220/St. John's University/West Virginia Black Bears: Went 4-3 with a 3.16 ERA and 55 strikeouts in 17 appearances (15 starts) as a junior in 2018 with St. John's… Went 6-1 with a 4.66 ERA and 44 strikeouts in 14 appearances (12 starts) as a sophomore in 2017.

Round Name/Position/Height/Weight/School/Affiliate/Assignment

24/Cam Alldred/LHP/6-3/205/University of Cincinnati/West Virginia Black Bears: Was a second-team All-American Athletic Conference selection in 2018 as a junior at the University of Cincinnati… Went 5-3 with a 3.95 ERA and 85 strikeouts in 14 appearances (14 starts) in 2018.

Round Name/Position/Height/Weight/School/Affiliate/Assignment

25/Luke Mangieri/OF/6-3/215/Bradley University/West Virginia Black Bears: Hit .322 with five doubles, one triple, two home runs and 34 RBI in 51 games played as a junior in 2018…Was named to the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) All-Defensive Team in 2018…Was also selected as an All-Missouri Conference Honorable Mention Team in 2016. The Pirates have now signed 10 players from the 2018 draft. A complete list is attached.

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