Kind of informal tonight, because I just spent 15 hours on the road driving back up to Virginia, and just remembered why I hated making that drive 3-4 times per year. I'm half taking a break this week, after the draft last week, and half handling some family business. We've got a lot of articles lined up this week from other writers on the site, and I've got a few that will appear as well, including this nightly article.
Tomorrow we will be releasing our updated top 20 prospect list. This is our annual mid-season update, where we add in the newly drafted players, and update the rankings with all of the results and new reports from this season. Since Gregory Polanco was promoted today, and is expected to remain in the majors for good, he will no longer be the top prospect when we release the rankings. So tomorrow, we will take a look at who is next at the top of the prospect list.
But what about the other "who is next" questions following Polanco's promotion? Here is a quick summa...
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.