Pirates Notebook: Draft Pick Updates

A few updates to the Draft Pick Signing Tracker:

-18th round pick Ryan Beckman has been signed. Here is my brief summary of him from day two of the draft:

Beckman is a relief pitcher, standing at 6’4″, 185 pounds. He had a 6.07 ERA and a 28:16 K/BB ratio in 29.2 innings this year.”

-Victor Black’s bonus is reportedly $717,000.
-Brock Holt’s bonus is reportedly $125,000.

The MVP Tracker

The MVP Tracker is updated with yesterday’s loss to KC. Here are the big impacts from tonight’s loss:

1. Freddy Sanchez: -.314 WPA
2. Adam LaRoche: -.139
3. Jason Jaramillo: -.127
4. Andrew McCutchen: -.092
5. Jack Wilson: -.066

Prospect Watch

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games.

-Daniel McCutchen got his sixth win, going 5 innings and allowing three runs on five hits.

-Jose Tabata went 0 for 4.

-Gorkys Hernandez went 0 for 3 with a walk.

-Chase D’Arnaud went 0 for 4 with an RBI.

Other Stuff

-I’ll be going to the Lynchburg Hillcats game tomorrow. You can follow my Twitter updates from the game by going to my Twitter page. I’ll also have the most recent updates posted to the site.

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Tim Williams

Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

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