• Prospect Watch
    Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/22/11

    More strong starts from Nick Kingham and Zack Von Rosenberg, Brian Burres throws eight shutout innings, and a few three hit nights from the hitting prospects.

  • Game Recaps
    Game 126 Recap: Strong Start by Karstens Wasted

    The Pittsburgh Pirates got a great start from right hander Jeff Karstens tonight in game one of a double header against the Milwaukee Brewers.  However, the Pirates also failed to take advantage of their opportunities at the plate, which combined with a bullpen implosion in the late innings, gave the Brewers an...

  • Transactions
    Kevin Correia to the DL, Chris Leroux Recalled

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed right handed pitcher Kevin Correia on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique.  The move is retroactive to August 20th.  As a corresponding move, they have activated recalled right handed pitcher Chris Leroux from his rehab assignment in Indianapolis.  Leroux is at PNC Park and...

  • Analysis
    Exploring the Arsenal: Previewing the Brewers’ Probable Starting Pitchers

    Exploring the Arsenal will run prior to each series, providing you with a brief scouting report on the starting pitchers expected to oppose the Pirates. The charts below show the horizontal and vertical movement of every pitch thrown by that particular pitcher in 2011. These charts are from the catcher’s point of...

  • Top Stories
    Pirates Prospects Season Ending Tour

    Last year we held the first ever Pirates Prospects Season Ending Tour, where I traveled for two weeks at the end of the minor league season, covering games in Altoona, State College, West Virginia, Bowie, and Williamsport.  Starting this week, the Season Ending Tour returns. The coverage will start on Tuesday for...

  • Top Stories
    Clearance on 2011 Pirates Prospects Books

    Starting today, and going until supplies last, all Pirates Prospects books can be purchased on a special clearance price.  You can place your orders on the Pirates Prospects Products Page.  The prices are as follows. 2011 Prospect Guide Original Price: $20.00 + $6.50 S&H Clearance Price: $5.00 + $3.00 S&H The hard...

  • Analysis
    Prospect Trends — Week Ending 8/21

    The Pirates are facing a potentially significant roster crunch this off-season, with numerous prospects becoming eligible for the Rule 5 draft.  Adding to the pressure are one or two players who probably wouldn't have been in line for consideration a short while ago, but who are making late pushes.  Late season performances...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 8/22/11

    Today's starting pitchers: Brian Burres, Brett Sinkbeil, Zack Von Rosenberg and Nick Kingham

  • Analysis
    Daily Prospect Profile: Ryan Beckman

    Beckman has thrown 11.1 straight scoreless innings. Very early in spring training the Pirates surprised a few of us by going to the bullpen and calling on Ryan Beckman in the 2nd inning of their second spring training game. After all, he had only pitched in State College the previous year and at...

  • Analysis
    WTM on The Rumbunter Podcast

    Yesterday, Wilbur T. Miller was on the latest edition of The Rumbunter Podcast, discussing the farm system and the draft.  To listen to the interview, head over to this link at Rumbunter.... To continue reading the rest of this article, subscribe to Pirates Prospects. Subscribers get access to every article on the...

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