The Pittsburgh Pirates today signed the following minor league free agents, which includes an invitation to big league camp.

Gorkys Hernandez (OF) – Hit a combined .280 (78-for-279) with 19 doubles, 27 RBI, 16 stolen bases and 40 runs scored in 75 games in 2014 between Triple-A Omaha, Triple-A Charlotte and Tigres de Quintana Roo of the Mexican League…Was a member of the Pirates organization from 2009-12 before being traded to Miami…Ranked fifth in the Pacific Coast League with 25 stolen bases in 2013…Has appeared in 70 games in the big leagues, where he hit .192 (30-for-156) with two doubles, three triples, three home runs, 13 RBI and 18 runs scored in 70 games…Has a .275 career average (964-for-3507) with 166 doubles, 37 triples, 32 home runs, 316 RBI, 207 stolen bases and 536 runs scored in 935 games in the minor leagues.

Deibinson Romero (INF) – Spent the entire 2014 season with Triple-A Rochester, where he hit .265 (111-for-419) with 31 doubles, two triples, eight home runs, 45 RBI and 50 runs scored in 123 games…Has spent his entire career as a member of the Twins organization after being signed by Minnesota as a non-drafted free agent in 2004…Was a 2012 Eastern League post-season All-Star after tying for fifth in the league in home runs (19) and RBI (78)…Has recorded a career average of .262 (840-for-3208) with 171 doubles, 19 triples, 79 home runs and 470 RBI in 912 games in the minor leagues.

Sebastian Valle (C) – Hit a combined .238 (57-for-240) with 11 doubles, five home runs and 32 RBI in 75 games between Double-A Reading and Triple-A Lehigh Valley in 2014…Played for Team Mexico in the 2013 World Baseball Classic…Represented the Phillies organization at the 2011 All-Star Futures Game…Was named the third-best prospect in the Phillies minor league system by Baseball America following the 2011 season…Has a career average of .256 (631-for-2469) with 143 doubles, 13 triples, 66 home runs and 343 RBI in 683 games during his minor league career.


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