Comments on: Projection, Projection, Projection — Will the Pirates’ Draft Approach Work? http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/08/projection-projection-projection-will-the-pirates-draft-approach-work.html Your best source for news on the Pittsburgh Pirates and their minor league system. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 17:13:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/08/projection-projection-projection-will-the-pirates-draft-approach-work.html#comment-8602 Sat, 06 Aug 2011 02:59:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=17546#comment-8602 The “projection strategy” may turn out quite well for the Pirates.  The truth of the matter is that the success (or failure) of the strategy may not be seen for years to come.  It is certainly a risk to take for a small market team who really puts emphasis toward player development.

However, I hope they are not passing on quality pitchers just becuase they do not meet their “projection requirements.”  There are quite a number of successful pitchers littered throughout the Major Leagues who are not lean, 6’4 guys.  Oswalt, Cain, Lincecum, Jurrjens…

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/08/projection-projection-projection-will-the-pirates-draft-approach-work.html#comment-8595 Fri, 05 Aug 2011 22:48:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=17546#comment-8595 Well, sorry then.

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/08/projection-projection-projection-will-the-pirates-draft-approach-work.html#comment-8591 Fri, 05 Aug 2011 20:58:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=17546#comment-8591 I was knocking on ponhaas for his post but that was over everyones head nevetmnd

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/08/projection-projection-projection-will-the-pirates-draft-approach-work.html#comment-8587 Fri, 05 Aug 2011 16:52:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=17546#comment-8587 I appriciate that the Pirates are spending alot of money in the draft and that they are trying to be creative in their choices but i wish they would have just gone with the ” normal draft stratagy ” and just taken the best player available.

There might have been a lot more players closer to the big club with less ? marks. We probably won’t know about these pitchers for another four years.  

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By: Lee Young http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/08/projection-projection-projection-will-the-pirates-draft-approach-work.html#comment-8582 Fri, 05 Aug 2011 13:19:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=17546#comment-8582 Wilbur………well thought out piece. Thx….I enjoyed it.

Tombote must have a bone to pick with you. I don’t understand his argument either.

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/08/projection-projection-projection-will-the-pirates-draft-approach-work.html#comment-8573 Fri, 05 Aug 2011 02:00:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=17546#comment-8573 cain looks good, but can they develop someone like Allie? time will tell

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/08/projection-projection-projection-will-the-pirates-draft-approach-work.html#comment-8572 Fri, 05 Aug 2011 01:13:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=17546#comment-8572 What are you even talking about? Move on from what? Did you actually read the piece?

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/08/projection-projection-projection-will-the-pirates-draft-approach-work.html#comment-8571 Fri, 05 Aug 2011 01:11:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=17546#comment-8571 It doesn’t matterr move on already

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/08/projection-projection-projection-will-the-pirates-draft-approach-work.html#comment-8570 Fri, 05 Aug 2011 00:43:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=17546#comment-8570 No kidding?  And I mentioned Littlefield in this piece . . . where, exactly?

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By: Anonymous http://www.piratesprospects.com/2011/08/projection-projection-projection-will-the-pirates-draft-approach-work.html#comment-8569 Fri, 05 Aug 2011 00:13:00 +0000 http://www.piratesprospects.com/?p=17546#comment-8569 Church crosby and monroe are huntington signings sassy boy

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