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Wilfredo Boscan | Starting Pitcher

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/26/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 175
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Pirates reassigned RHPs Wilfredo Boscan and Guido Knudson to minor league camp.
Both were in Pirates camp this spring on minor league deals and not expected to crack the Opening Day roster. Boscan did have a decent showing at Triple-A Indianapolis in 2015 and could see action as an emergency spot starter this season in Pittsburgh. Knudson will operate as organizational bullpen depth. Mar 24 - 8:51 AM

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Pirates re-signed RHP Wilfredo Boscan to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

He elected free agency after being taken off the Pirates' 40-man roster in October, but Boscan has ultimately decided to stick around. He put up a 3.07 ERA and 86/25 K/BB ratio over 126 Triple-A innings in 2015.
Mon, Dec 7, 2015 10:57:00 PM

Wilfredo Boscan has elected free agency.

Boscan was removed from the 40-man roster back in August and now he's free to sign with another team. The 25-year-old posted a 3.07 ERA and 86/25 K/BB ratio in 126 innings over 23 starts and two relief appearances in Triple-A this season.
Tue, Oct 20, 2015 10:16:00 AM

Pirates sent RHP Wilfredo Boscan outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Boscan cleared waivers after being designated for assignment and will remain in the organization. The 25-year-old holds a 3.33 ERA and 63/42 K/BB ratio over 94 2/3 innings at Triple-A Indianapolis this season.
Wed, Aug 12, 2015 08:45:00 AM

Pirates designated RHP Wilfredo Boscan for assignment.

Boscan has been up a couple times with the Pirates this season but hasn't appeared in a game. The 25-year-old holds a 3.33 ERA and 63/42 K/BB ratio over 94 2/3 innings at Triple-A Indianapolis this season.
Fri, Aug 7, 2015 05:25:00 PM

Pirates optioned RHP Wilfredo Boscan to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Boscan has been up a couple times since just before the All-Star break but hasn't appeared in a game. Infielder Pedro Florimon has taken his roster spot.
Wed, Jul 22, 2015 04:01:00 PM

Pirates recalled RHP Wilfredo Boscan from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Boscan was up earlier this month briefly but didn't make an appearance. He'll give the bullpen some length after Vance Worley had to make an emergency start Saturday.
Sun, Jul 19, 2015 12:16:00 PM

Pirates optioned RHP Wilfredo Boscan to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Boscan was only with the major league club for a day and did not make an appearance. The 25-year-old right-hander has a 3.87 ERA and 51/34 K/BB ratio in 76 2/3 innings this season at the Triple-A level.
Mon, Jul 13, 2015 12:05:00 PM

Pirates recalled RHP Wilfredo Boscan from Triple-A Indianapolis.

The 25-year-old hurler owns a 3.87 ERA, 1.53 WHIP and 51/34 K/BB ratio over 76 2/3 innings at Triple-A this season. He'll function in a long relief role for the Buccos.
Sun, Jul 12, 2015 04:59:00 PM

Pirates optioned RHP Wilfredo Boscan to Triple-A Indianapolis.

Jose Tabata will take his place on the active roster. Boscan was called up over the weekend, but didn't make an appearance during his brief stay with the big club.
Tue, May 19, 2015 02:56:00 PM

Pirates recall RHP Wilfredo Boscan from Triple-A Indianapolis.

The 25-year-old is slated to work in middle relief for the Pirates.
Sat, May 16, 2015 02:13:00 PM

Pirates signed RHP Wilfredo Boscan to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Boscan, 25, spent last season at Double- and Triple-A with the Red Sox, posting a 3.66 ERA with 48 strikeouts over 66 1/3 innings. He's likely ticketed for Triple-A Indianapolis' bullpen to start 2015.
Fri, Jan 9, 2015 02:40:00 PM

Padres reassigned RHPs Wilfredo Boscan and Johnny Barbato.

Neither cut is a surprise. Boscan is closer of the two to being big league-ready and should begin the season at Triple-A.
Sun, Mar 10, 2013 01:23:00 PM

Padres acquired RHP Wilfredo Boscan from the Rangers.

The 23-year-old righty is the player to be named later in the trade that sent reliever Cory Burns to Texas. Boscan had a 3.75 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 89/28 K/BB ratio in 98 1/3 innings this past season at Double-A Frisco.
Thu, Dec 6, 2012 12:57:00 PM

Wilfredo Boscan allowed two hits over seven scoreless innings and struck out eight for low Single-A Hickory on Tuesday.

Boscan is just 19, but he has plenty of polish, and it's entirely possible that he'll reach the majors before the end of 2010 if he stays healthy. He has a 0.51 ERA and a 15/3 K/BB ratio after three starts for Hickory.
Wed, Apr 22, 2009 01:40:00 PM

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