The winter league team of pitcher Radhames Liz has announced his agreement to a two-year deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Estrellas de Oriente posted this article(link is in Spanish) saying that Liz has agreed to the 2/3M deal and is now in Pittsburgh taking his physical and signing the contract. They also point out that he has regularly hit 97-98 MPH this winter, which is the same velocity he was throwing back when he was a top prospect in the Baltimore Orioles system. The 31-year-old has a 1.90 ERA in five winter ball starts, with a .195 BAA and a 5:29 BB/SO ratio in 23.2 innings.
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