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Pirates Sign 2 More Draft Picks

By: Mike Vukovcan
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(Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

(Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Pittsburgh (KDKA)- The Pittsburgh Pirates signed the following two players from this year’s draft.

Colten Brewer (4th round – RHP): Went 8-2 with a 1.43 ERA and 98 strikeouts…Was the District 14 3A Pitcher-of-the-Year in 2011…He was also a first-team District 14 3A selection at first base in 2010…Was the 2009 District 14 Newcomer-of-the-Year.

Jason Creasy (8th round – RHP): Helped lead Clayton High School to the Greater Neuse River 4-A Conference Championship in 2011 as a senior while also being named the league pitcher-of-the-year…Went 7-1 with a 1.43 ERA (49.0ip/10er) and 68 strikeouts as a senior…Signed a letter of intent with North Carolina State before signing with the Pirates.

The Pirates have now signed 16 players from this year’s Draft.

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