The Pirates have signed Indian pitchers Dinesh Patel and Rinku Singh according to Yahoo Japan. The two signed minor league contracts and will participate in the Pirates’ minor league camp next year according to the report. The two pitchers were spotted by MLB scouts through a contest
Scouting Report courtesy of EastWindupChronicle
“Singh, a 6-2, 195-pound left-hander, throws 89-90 mph with a split-fingered changeup. He continually tinkers with different breaking balls. Patel, a 5-11, 185-pound right-hander, throws 91-92 mph with a circle changeup. Patel says he‚Äôs the conservative one of the two, leaving the experimenting to Singh.”