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    Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 7/14/11

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  • 2011 Draft
    Pirates Sign Third Round Pick Alex Dickerson

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed third round pick Alex Dickerson, a first baseman out of Indiana University.  Dickerson was rated the 42nd best prospect overall in the 2011 draft by Baseball America.  He's a left hander who gets his value from his bat, with average to plus power, and the ability to...

  • Analysis
    Moskos Optioned to Indianapolis, Other Injury Updates

    Moskos has been optioned to AAA. The Pittsburgh Pirates have optioned left handed reliever Daniel Moskos to AAA Indianapolis.  The move was made with Joe Beimel expected to come off the disabled list tomorrow.  Beimel had recently pitched on back to back nights in Altoona, a sign that his rehab was nearing...

  • Analysis
    Prospect Primer for Trade Partners – Relievers

    Moreno's impending 40-man roster decision could include him in a trade This is the third article of three that will help acclimate any fans of other teams that are searching for information about potential Pirate prospects in upcoming trades.  It can also help with existing Pirate fans that may not be familiar with...

  • Analysis
    Prospect Primer for Trade Partners – Hitters

    The second in a series of 3 articles will present trade chips for potential trading partners with the Pirates. This article will focus on Hitter prospects in the full-season leagues.

  • Analysis
    Prospect Primer for Trade Partners – Starting Pitchers

    The first in a series of 3 articles will present trade chips for potential trading partners with the Pirates. This article will focus on Starting Pitcher prospects in the full-season leagues.

  • Analysis
    Daily Prospect Profile: Orlando Castro

    Castro has an 0.72 ERA in the GCL this year. For the last two weeks, I've considered writing about Orlando Castro after each of his starts.  However, two things usually happened.  First, there would be someone else that would have a big night, warranting a write up.  Second, I would say to...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 7/14/11

    For an in depth review of yesterday’s games please check out our minor league wrap-up which can be found here. Indianapolis and Altoona both return from their all-star break today. The VSL Pirates play a doubleheader today, the second game is a makeup game of last week’s rainout versus the Tigers. Please...

  • 2011 Draft
    Colten Brewer Signs for $240 K

    Back at the end of June I reported that 2011 4th round pick Colten Brewer had agreed to terms with the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Earlier today the Pirates made the deal official.  I had thought the delay might be due to an over-slot bonus.  However, Brewer signed for $240,000, according to Baseball America,...

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