The 2012 Dominican Summer League rosters have been released as the teams kick off their 72 game season this weekend. This year the Pirates will have two affiliates in the league for the first time, as they decided to end their association with the Venezuelan Summer League after last season. New players will likely join this team as the season goes on and because the two teams are playing at the same complex, we will likely see players getting time for both teams as injuries and promotions will necessitate roster changes.
Here is a brief summary of what to look forward to while following the two Summer League teams:
The New Players
The Pirates signed five players from Colombia as