2012 Draft

2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 5/7

2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 5/7


Mark Appel 7.0 IP, 9 H, 2 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 0 HR, W (7-1)

Kevin Gausman 7.2 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 4 K, 1 HR, ND

Kyle Zimmer – Did Not Play

Michael Wacha – 7.0 IP, 8 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 9 K, 0 HR, W (7-0)

Deven Marrero 3-for-13 (.231), 2B, 3 RBI, 1 K

Mike Zunino 1-for-11 (.091), 2B, 3 K, 1 BB


-Jonathan Mayo released the MLB.com top 100 draft prospects last week.

On Thursday I combined the mid-season rankings from Baseball America, Keith Law, and MLB.com to get the consensus rankings.

-I added four new draft prospect trackers over the weekend, and updated the scouting reports on all of the existing trackers.

Albert Almora is one of the players that I added over the weekend. He’s also one of the rare high school players that had stats available. His regular season is over, and he finished with a .500/.579/.833 line in 48 at-bats, with two homers. His full stat breakdown can be found on his player page.


-Mike Zunino and Florida play North Florida on Tuesday.

-Deven Marrero and Arizona State resume their schedule on Friday.

2012 Draft

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