2016 Draft

Pirates Sign Fourth Round Pick Braeden Ogle

Pirates Sign Fourth Round Pick Braeden Ogle
John Dreker

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the signing of fourth round pick Braeden Ogle, a left-handed pitcher out of Jensen Beach HS in Florida. No details of the deal have been announced yet. His slot amount is $425,700, but the 18-year-old, 6'5" Ogle will likely require an over-slot deal. He hit 96 MPH this spring and sat 91-93 with his fastball. Ogle had a commitment to Florida. He was rated 69th overall in this draft class by Baseball America and 83rd by MLB.com.

You can view Ogle's player page here.

The Pirates also announced the deals with 27th round pick Tyler Leffler and 31st round pick Jordan Jess. We announced those here on Thursday night, along with some other picks they have yet to announce. They have signed 28 players total, including all but one of their top ten picks. Nick Lod...

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2016 Draft
John Dreker

John was born in Kearny, NJ, hometown of the 2B for the Pirates 1909 World Championship team, Dots Miller. In fact they have some of the same relatives in common, so it was only natural for him to become a lifelong Pirates fan. Before joining Pirates Prospects in July 2010, John had written numerous articles on the history of baseball while also releasing his own book and co-authoring another on the history of the game. He writes a weekly article on Pirates history for the site, has already interviewed many of the current minor leaguers with many more on the way and follows the foreign minor league teams very closely for the site. John also provides in person game reports of the West Virginia Power and Altoona Curve.

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