Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/20/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games. AAA The Result: Indianapolis won 8-3 against Louisville. -Jose Tabata went 1 for 4 with a double.-Argenis Diaz went 0 for 3 with a walk. -Daniel McCutchen pitched seven innings, allowing two runs on seven hits, with one walk and eight strikeouts to get his 13th win of the season. McCutchen has a 2.23 ERA, 0.87 WHIP, and a 62:12 K/BB ratio in 87 innings since the start of...

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Justin Wilson Video Recap

Justin Wilson was drafted in the fifth round of the 2008 draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates, signing later in the summer after leading Fresno State to a College World Series championship. Wilson helped clinch the title, pitching eight innings and allowing one run with nine strikeouts in the Championship game. Wilson used his success last year to demand a higher signing bonus, although he ended up settling for $195 K, which was $2000...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/19/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games. AAA The Result: Indianapolis won 6-4 against Louisville. -Jose Tabata went 1 for 5 with a homer.-Argenis Diaz went 1 for 4. -Brad Lincoln pitched five innings, allowing four runs on six hits, with a walk and three strikeouts to get his fourth win at AAA. Other Game Notes: Phil Dumatrait pitched two perfect innings in relief, with one strikeout. Jeff Sues, who was just...

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Pirates Notebook: The draft dust has settled

Earlier today I posted some numbers on the draft, a day after the draft pick signing deadline. Now for some quick hit analysis on the draft, including some information that has come out today. Total Spending Jennifer Langosch reports that the Pirates spent $8.919 M in the draft. In my Draft Pick Signing Tracker I had the Pirates spending $8,606,900 on the announced bonuses. The only bonuses announced after the tenth round were 12th...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 8/18/09

The Prospect Tracker is updated with tonight’s games. AAA The Result: Indianapolis lost 10-2 to Louisville -Jose Tabata did not play, although his injury from yesterday isn’t serious.-Argenis Diaz went 1 for 3. Other Game Notes: Jeff Clement went 0 for 3. Neil Walker went 0 for 4. Robinzon Diaz went 1 for 4 with a homer. Eric Hacker pitched 5.1 innings, allowing ten runs on 13 hits, with a walk, four strikeouts, and three...

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