Owens, Presley Named Pitcher and Player of the Year

The Pittsburgh Pirates have named Alex Presley their 2010 Minor League Player of the Year, and Rudy Owens their 2010 Minor League Pitcher of the Year.  Both players will be honored before the home game tomorrow against the Houston Astros. Presley had a breakout season, going from high-A at the end of last year, all the way to the majors at the end of the 2010 season.  Presley started with a .350/.399/.533 line in 246 at-bats with...

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Pirates Send Wilson, Pribanic, and Leach to the AFL

According to Jennifer Langosch, the Pittsburgh Pirates will send pitchers Justin Wilson, Aaron Pribanic, and Brian Leach to the Arizona Fall League this off-season, joining position players Andrew Lambo, Tony Sanchez, Jordy Mercer, and Josh Harrison.  When the position players were announced, we had heard that there would be three more pitchers who would be sent. The assignments are somewhat strange, not so much because of the...

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2010 Pittsburgh Pirates Rule 5 Eligible Players

The biggest issue with the upcoming roster crunch will be the players who are eligible for the 2010 Rule 5 draft, which takes place on December 9th, 2010.  The following is the complete list of Pittsburgh Pirates players who are eligible for the Rule 5 draft. The first group of players are eligible for minor league free agency, which I went over yesterday.  If these players re-sign with the Pirates as minor league free agents before...

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2010 Altoona Curve Season Recap

The Altoona Curve easily had the strongest part of the farm system this season, with over a third of the top 30 prospects going in to the 2011 season finishing up the season at the level.  Those prospects led Altoona to first place in the Western division of the Eastern League, and the first Eastern League championship in Altoona franchise history, just one season after many of the same prospects won a championship in the Carolina...

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Altoona Curve Audio on ESPN 1430 9/16

Last Thursday (9/16/10) I was on ESPN 1430 in Altoona with Cory Giger, talking Altoona Curve baseball, the day after Altoona tied the Eastern League championship series at 1-1.  For those of you who weren’t able to listen live, below is the audio of the interview: Tim Williams on ESPN 1430 AM in Altoona with Cory Giger...

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