Pablo Israel Reyes...Wife's name is Annie...His younger brother Samuel is a pitcher who signed with the Pirates as a non-drafted free agent on 7/2/16...Signed by Pirates scouts Rene Gayo and Juan Mercado.
Hit .284 (114-for-401) with 23 doubles, four triples, eight home runs, 41 RBI and 16 stolen bases in 122 minor league games between Double-A Altoona and Triple-A Indianapolis...Began season with Altoona and the was club's Opening Day starter in center field...Opened season with a six-game hitting streak (8-for-23, .348) and reached base in 10 of his 12 games with Altoona prior to promotion to Triple-A on 4/20...Hit .341 (29-for-85) in 26 games during the month of May...Made 37 starts in left field, 25 at third base, 15 in center field, nine at shortstop and nine at second base while playing with Indianapolis...Ranked eighth among International League leaders in batting (.289)...Was selected by Pittsburgh on 9/1 with three days left in the Triple-A season...Made Major League debut on 9/2 at Atlanta and flied out as a pinch hitter...Made first big league start at third base on 9/4 vs. Cincinnati and singled off Cody Reed for first career hit; also collected an RBIdouble off Michael Lorenzen...Connected off Gio Gonzalez for first big league home run on 9/14 at Milwaukee...Had four straight multi-hit games between 9/12-18 and hit safely in five straight games overall between 9/12-19 (9-for-17, .529)..Homered in back-to-back games at Wrigley Field on 9/24 and 9/25...Made eight appearances (seven starts) in right field, six appearances (four starts) in left field, three appearances (two starts) at third base and one appearance (9/17) at second base while playing with the Pirates...Hit .261 (37-for-142) with 14 RBI and a .346 OBP in 41 games with Licey during the Dominican Winter League.
Spent entire season with Double-A Altoona... Led the team in stolen bases and tied for fifth in the Eastern League in that department...Also finished tied for seventh among Pirates minor leaguers in runs scored and 10th in hits and home runs...Hit first Double-A home run on 4/8 at Harrisburg (game two)...Recorded four hits, including a double and an RBI on 5/9...Hit safely in a season-high 11 straight games from 5/9- 23...Went 3-for-6 with a double, two homers and three RBI on 7/15 vs. Bowie; his second blast was a walkoff homer in the 13th inning...Homered three times over the course of two games on 7/15 and 7/17...Hit .360 (18-for-50) with four homers and 11 RBI over 13 games between 7/2-18...Batted .342 (27-for-79) with five doubles, a triple, homer and seven RBI in a 23-game stretch from 7/29 to 8/20 to raise average from .265 to .283...Hit a solo home run in series-clinching win in Game Three of the Western Division Series on 9/9 vs. Bowie.
Spent entire season with High-A Bradenton as a utility player...Made 36 appearances at shortstop, 35 at second base, five in center field and one at third base (7/9)... Homered in back-to-back games on 4/16 and 4/18...Hit .410 (25-for-61) and produced a 1.068 OPS in 20 games during the month of August...Hit .318 (11-for-37) with RISP.
Spent entire season with West Virginia in the South Atlantic League...Set minor league career highs in home runs, RBI and doubles...Made all 103 defensive appearances at second base...Led all South Atlantic League second basemen in games, total chances (448), putouts (187) and assists (249)...Finished fourth among Pirates minor leaguers in stolen bases...Ranked second in the league in sacrifice hits...Hit .341 in August and .346 in September.
Made 33 appearances at second base and nine at shortstop while playing entire season with Bristol in the Appalachian League...Went 3-for-4 in his season debut on 6/19 and hit safely in each of his first six games thru 6/24 (9-for-23, .391)...Was hitting .209 following the action on 7/29 before going 21-for-46 (.457) with three doubles, a triple, homer and nine RBI in his last 12 games.