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Greg Picart

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Gregory Luis Picart

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Biographical information[edit]

Greg Picart spent parts of two years in AAA then became a coach.

Picart was taken by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 23rd round of the 2003 amateur draft out of high school, one round before Josh Sharpless. The scout was Scott Sharp. Picart was a draft-and-follow pick and spent a year in junior college before signing. Greg hit .256/.333/.291 as a utility infielder for the GCL Pirates in 2004. In 2005, he improved his offense (.301/.363/.466 in 26 G) in a similar role. He hit .228/.248/.301 for the 2006 Williamsport Crosscutters. He was the most-used shortstop for the Lynchburg Hillcats in 2007, batting .236/.280/.380. He split 2008 between Lynchburg (.148/.167/.198 in 26 G) and the Hickory Crawdads (.253/.313/.343 in 52 G) and also pitched an inning for Lynchburg.

As a backup middle infielder for the West Virginia Power in 2009, he was productive (.308/.399/.409, 29 R in 67 G); he also was 6 for 20 with a double for the GCL Pirates. In 2010, Greg was the most-used shortstop for the Bradenton Marauders due to injury to Brock Holt and hit .245/.302/.277 with 14 steals in 17 tries and 41 runs in 77 games. He was also 3 for 7 with a double for the GCL Pirates. The next year, he was with the Altoona Curve (.218/.286/.259 in 56 G) and Indianapolis Indians (0 for 5). He saw limited action in 2012 with the same clubs (4 for 19, 3 BB for Altoona, 1 for 4 for Indianapolis) then became a coach.