2012 Draft

2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 5/14

2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 5/14


Mark Appel 8.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 10 K, 1 HR, W (8-1)

Kevin Gausman 9.0 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 11 K, 0 HR, W (8-1)

Kyle Zimmer – 7.0 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 11 K, 0 HR, W (5-3)

Michael Wacha – 8.1 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 1 BB, 8 K, 0 HR, W (8-0)

Deven Marrero 1-for-14 (.071), HR, K, BB

Mike Zunino 5-for-15 (.333), 3 2B, HR, 2 SB, 5 K, 3 BB


-On Thursday I looked at who could fall to the Pirates at pick number eight. My preference would be Lucas Giolito.

Baseball America released their first mock draft, with the Pirates taking Deven Marrero.

Keith Law updated his top 100 draft prospects.


-Mike Zunino and Florida play Samford on Tuesday.

-Deven Marrero and Arizona State play Arizona on Wednesday.

2012 Draft

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