2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/16


Mark Appel - 9.0 IP, 10 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 13 K, 0 HR, ND

Chris Beck - 6.0 IP, 7 H, 4 ER, 5 BB, 6 K, 1 HR, L (5-3)

Kevin Gausman - 8.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, 0 HR, W (6-1)

Kyle Zimmer – 7.0 IP, 8 H, 6 ER, 3 BB, 5 K, 0 HR, W (3-3)

Deven Marrero - 7-for-18 (.389), 1 3B, 1 HR, 1 SB, 2 BB, 3 K, 4 RBI

Mike Zunino - 4-for-16 (.250), 5 R, 2 2B, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 4 K

Trey Williams – 3-for-6 (.500), 6 R, 1 2B, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 1 K, 4 BB


-The mid-season draft rankings are out. Check out my post from Thursday on where each player ended up.

-Keith Law scouted Kevin Gausman this weekend and has a report here for ESPN Insider subscribers. Law noted that Gausman was 94-97, and 93-96 MPH in the 8th inning. He says Gausman could be a top five pick.


-Mike Zunino and Florida play Georgia Southern on Tuesday.

-Deven Marrero and Arizona State play Arizona on Tuesday.

-Trey Williams and Valencia high school play a game on Wednesday.

Author: Tim Williams

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 AccuScore.com, 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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