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Introducing Pirates Prospects Blogs

Introducing Pirates Prospects Blogs

Today I would like to announce the addition of individual blogs to Pirates Prospects. The site has grown over the last few years, both in the amount of content produced, and the amount of people who contribute to the site. The main part of the site has become primarily focused on the news that surrounds the team. That didn’t leave much room for individual voices. The addition of the individual blogs will provide a section for those individual voices to weigh in on all Pirates-related topics.

Kristy Robinson was recently added to the site to cover the major league team for Pirates Prospects. Her blog will be used throughout the season to provide pre-game notes, lineups, and other news or thoughts that might not make it in to a full story.

My blog will be similar, but focused more on the minor league levels. I’ll have daily updates, and when I’m on the road covering minor league games I’ll have information updated on the blog prior to the games.

Wilbur Miller, Matt Bandi, and Kevin Creagh will also have blogs. Their blogs will be similar to columns, providing a place for them to provide their thoughts on whatever topic they want, whenever they want to talk about the topic.

John Dreker will run the history blog. For those of you who have enjoyed John’s history articles on the site, including the weekly feature and the daily “This Date in Pirates History” articles, they can now be found in one place.

The recent posts for each blog will be featured on the sidebar. The individual blog links can be found below.

Kristy Robinson

Tim Williams

Matt Bandi

Kevin Creagh

Wilbur Miller

Pirates History

  • F Lang

    This is a great idea! Thanks Tim. Great to see Wilbur Miller out there. He was my key to information about prospects long before there was so much other information out there. He made me realize i wasn’t the only fan out there digging for info.

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Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

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