Thu, 25 Nov 2010 06:04:49 -0800
The Pittsburgh Pirates released P Shen-Cin Hong, 1B Chih-Wei Hsu and P Dinesh Patel, Baseball America's Matt Eddy reports.
Sun, 05 Jul 2009 12:23:25 -0700
Pittsburgh Pirates minor league P Dinesh Patel made his professional baseball debut Saturday, July 4, with Bradenton of the Gulf Coast League, according to The Associated Press. In one scoreless inning of work, he had one strikeout. Patel's fastball topped out at 84 mph, and he threw seven of nine pitches for strikes.
Mon, 24 Nov 2008 11:04:16 -0800
Jenifer Langosch, of MLB.com, reports the Pittsburgh Pirates apparently signed Indian P Dinesh Patel to a minor league deal Monday, Nov. 24, according to a report on Yahoo! Japan. The signing has not been confirmed, but general manager Neal Huntington did say the team has been interested in Patel.
Sun, 09 Nov 2008 09:30:16 -0800
The Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians have confirmed that they will be among at least 20 major league teams in attendance Thursday, Nov. 13, in Los Angeles, to watch the workouts of Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel, two 19-year-old pitchers from India, according to Bob Nightengale of USAToday.com. Singh is a lefthander who throws 89-90 mph with a split-fingered changeup, while Patel is a righthander who throws 91-92 mph with a circle changeup. Neither player had picked up a baseball until a year ago.