State College Spikes Roster Announced

The 2010 State College Spikes will begin their season on Friday, on the road against Williamsport.  The 2010 roster has been announced by Guy Cipriano of the Centre Daily Times.  The roster is as follows: PITCHERS Brooks PoundersEliecer NavarroJarryd SullivanJustin EnnisKevin DeckerMitchell FienemannSandobal SeptimoTeddy FallonZac FuesserZach Von RosenbergZack Dodson CATCHERS Jairo MarquezMatt SkirvingMiguel Mendez...

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Pirates sign five draft picks

According to Guy Cipriano of the Centre Daily Times, the Pittsburgh Pirates have added five players from their 2010 draft class to the State College Spikes roster, which obviously means that those players have been signed.  The players are 20th round outfielder Justin Bencsko, 30th round catcher Matt Skirving, 32nd round third baseman Chase Lyles, 33rd round left handed pitcher Justin Ennis, and 34th round shortstop Kelson Brown....

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2010 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Pick Signing Tracker

I will be keeping track of all of the draft pick signings over the summer, leading up to the August 16th deadline at midnight. Below are the players we drafted. To read about these players, check out my draft recaps: -Pirates Draft Jameson Taillon (Round 1) -Day Two (Rounds 2-30) -Day Three (Rounds 31-50) For signings information from every team, check out the MLB Draft Pick Signings Tracker. Signings News: -Pirates sign Kevin Decker...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Watch 6/13/10

After about a week off, the prospect watch is back… INDIANAPOLIS INDIANS (AAA) The Indianapolis Indians lost 3-1 to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.  Charlie Morton made the start in a rehab appearance, going six innings, allowing three runs on seven hits, with a walk and six strikeouts.  Jeremy Powell pitched a perfect inning with a strikeout, followed by a perfect inning from Jean Machi. Jeff Clement went 2-for-4 with two...

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Interview with Tyler Cox

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Tyler Cox in the 35th round in the 2008 draft.  Cox, a left handed pitcher, started off in the GCL, with a 1.79 ERA in 45.1 innings, both as a starter and as a reliever.  Cox started the 2009 season in West Virginia, but after posting a 10.25 ERA in 26.1 innings, with a 5.8 K/9 and a 4.1 BB/9, Cox was demoted to State College.  There, he posted a 3.93 ERA, a 7.0 K/9, and a 1.8 BB/9 ratio...

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