Interview with 7th Round Pick Austin Kubitza

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Austin Kubitza in the seventh round of the 2010 draft, continuing their trend of taking prep pitchers in the middle rounds.  Kubitza was rated the #153 prospect in the draft by Baseball America, and has a commitment to Rice, which means he will likely command an over-slot bonus.  Pirates Prospects recently had a chance to interview Austin on being drafted, his history of pitching, and how the...

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Week In Review: 7/26/10 – 8/1/10

It seems like so long ago that I made the switch from BUCCO Fans to Pirates Prospects.  Hard to believe it’s only been one week.  A week ago tonight I was ironing out all of the details of the site, making the switch, and writing my introduction article.  Of course, maybe the fact that this opening week held 65 posts, or at least nine posts a day, is what made it feel so long. There was a lot of good content this week, and the...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/1

INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) GAME STORY Indianapolis lost 11-6 to Norfolk.  Charlie Morton pitched six innings, allowing three runs, one earned, on three hits, with six walks and two strikeouts.  Travis Chick pitched an inning, allowing three runs on four hits.  Daniel Moskos allowed five runs on four hits in an inning of work, with two homers allowed. Brandon Moss went 2-for-4 with a homer, his 19th of the year, and two RBIs.  Mitch...

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Tides Storm Back For 11-6 Victory Over Tribe

TIDES STORM BACK FOR 11-6 VICTORY OVER TRIBE Former Indians’ OF Salazar Launches Game-Winning Home Run NORFOLK, Va. — Former Tribe outfielder Jeff Salazar snapped a 6-6 tie with a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Norfolk Tides scored 11 runs over the sixth, seventh and eighth innings to defeat the Indianapolis Indians 11-6 on Sunday night at Harbor Park. The loss drops the Indians’ record to...

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Spikes’ Record Comeback Produces 7-6 Win Over Doubledays

SPIKES’ RECORD COMEBACK PRODUCES 7-6 WIN OVER DOUBLEDAYS BOX SCORE GAME LOG AUBURN, NY – Trailing 6-0 entering the eighth inning, the State College Spikes made the largest comeback in team history, with Matt Curry driving in the game-winning run with an infield single in the tenth inning in a 7-6 win over the Auburn Doubledays on Sunday night at Falcon Park. State College (22-21) started its rally with a five-run eighth inning,...

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