2016 Draft

Pirates Sign Three More Draft Picks

Pirates Sign Three More Draft Picks
John Dreker

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed three more draft picks, in addition to the 13 we heard about yesterday. The new players today are:

Arden Pabst, 12th

Matt Frawley, 17th

Stephen Owen, 25th

All three players have been assigned to Morgantown.  The draft tracker has been updated. You can find information on each player on their player pages linked to their names above. The Pirates have signed 27 of their 41 draft picks.

As an add on the earlier draft pick signing announcements, the Pirates assigned third round pick Stephen Alemais and tenth round pick Matt Anderson to Morgantown....

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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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