• Season Recaps
    Wrapping Up the 2011 West Virginia Power Season

    Today we wrapped up the 2011 West Virginia Power season, looking at all of the prospects at the level.  The content included: -The Hitters Recap, featuring their stats, age groups, and an analysis of how each prospect performed. -The Pitchers Recap, also breaking down the stats, age groups, and performances. -The Top...

  • Prospect Reports
    Bradenton Eliminated in 10th Inning

    The Bradenton Marauders were eliminated from the first round of the 2011 Florida State League playoffs tonight when the St. Lucie Mets pushed across the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, winning 4-3.  Nathan Baker provided the third straight strong start for Bradenton, but the offense which scored ten...

  • Season Recaps
    West Virginia Power 2011 Season Recap: Top Prospects

    Jameson Taillon was the top prospect in West Virginia this year. Our top 10 overall prospects for the West Virginia Power factors in all of the individual rankings.  Along with the individual rankings, we also include the best pitcher, hitter, biggest surprise, and biggest disappointments of the year.  The rankings factor in...

  • Season Recaps
    West Virginia Power 2011 Season Recap: Hitters

    The pitching staff in West Virginia got a lot of attention, although the offense didn't see the same hype.  That was mostly because there wasn't really a standout hitting prospect for the majority of the year, with the best hitter leaving when Matt Curry was promoted to Altoona.  The Power had some...

  • Season Recaps
    West Virginia Power 2011 Season Recap: Pitchers

    Coming in to the 2011 season, the West Virginia rotation was one of the biggest stories in the minors.  The rotation was set to have all of the guys from the 2009 draft class, as well as Jameson Taillon and possibly Stetson Allie.  Allie didn't make it, but Taillon and the 2009...

  • Top Stories
    Year One in the Books For Jameson Taillon

    The Pittsburgh Pirates haven’t had an ace pitcher in the majors since Doug Drabek left the team after the 1992 season.  When the Pirates drafted Jameson Taillon in the first round of the 2010 draft last year, the hope was for that to change.  Taillon was regarded as one of the best...

  • Game Recaps
    Game 143 Recap: McCutchen Hits Two Homers in Bucs Win

    Brian Burres wasn’t all that sharp. J.A. Happ gave up two homers to Andrew McCutchen. It all came down to a wild play in the eighth in which Jason Jaramillo singled in the game winning run and started a double play. Burres gave up two dingers in the first. Carlos Lee homered...

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