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2011 Prospect Watching: Heredia, Pevny, Kingham, Weidman

2011 Prospect Watching: Heredia, Pevny, Kingham, Weidman

Nick Kingham --  R/R, 6' 5", 210 lbAnother 19 year old pitcher, Kingham was taken by the Pirates in the 4th round of last year's draft.  Kingham has a 90+ mph fastball, plus a change-up, and a curve which is his weakest pitch.  After signing, Kingham also got a brief pro debut in the GCL.  He appeared in 2 games in late August.  In the first, he pitched 2 scoreless innings, allowing 3 hits.  In the second, he pitched one hitless and scoreless inning, with 2 strikeouts.  After extended spring training, Kingham might be able to move right to State College; if not, he'd start in the GCL and move up to State College later in the season.Bryce Weidman --   Wiedman was last year's 14th round draft pick for the Pirates.  The 20-year-old signed right away and headed to the GCL for his debut, where he got into 4 games.  The first three were great, with just one run on 3 hits and 2 walks over 6 innings.  He had a tougher time in the last...

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