• Draft Prospect Notes: Rendon, Purke

    Rendon is heating up, with two homers in his last two games. Two draft prospect updates from today... -Anthony Rendon went 1-for-2 with two walks in today's game against USC, with his hit being a home run.  Rendon has homered two games in a row now.  Rendon started off slow, going 1-for-8...

  • Saturday Video Links: D’Arnaud, Rendon

    D'Arnaud is looking to bounce back from his down year in 2010. Two video links for you this Saturday afternoon: -The West Virginia Power YouTube page has an interview with Chase D'Arnaud about being in Spring Training this off-season, about the championships in Lynchburg and Altoona the last two seasons, and his...

  • Weekend Draft Prospects Preview 2/25-2/27

    A few 2011 draft prospect notes heading in to the weekend: Jim Callis says that Cole is better than Taillon. -Anthony Rendon will probably DH in this weekend's series against USC, according to MK Bower of Fox Sports Houston.  Rendon has been dealing with a shoulder strain lately. -For Rendon coverage, check...

  • 2011 Draft Prospects Rundown: 2/21

    Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this weekend.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages. ANTHONY RENDON If you were hoping for a big start to the 2011 season for Rendon, you didn't get your wish this weekend.  Rendon combined to...

  • Poll: How Many HRs Will Rendon Hit This Weekend?

    How many homers will Rendon hit this weekend? The 2011 college baseball season starts today, with top draft prospect Anthony Rendon playing at 5:30 PM EST against Stanford in the first game of a three game series this weekend.  Check out the 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Prospects Preview for more information about...

  • 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Prospects Preview

    Before we get down to the 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Prospects Preview, let's take a look back at the 2010 preview, to retrieve the following message that was intended for us: Next there's Anthony Ranaudo, the consensus top pitching prospect at the college level.  Just like Alex White in 2009, Ranaudo is coming...

  • Gerrit Cole Tracker

    GERRIT COLE SP, UCLA Age: 20 Born: September 8, 1990 Height: 6' 4" Weight: 215 Bats: Right Throws: Right Class: Junior Level: NCAA Advisor: Scott Boras Links: All Gerrit Cole Posts SCOUTING REPORT Cole was a former first round pick, selected by the New York Yankees in the first round of the...

  • Matt Purke Tracker

    MATT PURKE SP, Texas Christian University Age: 20 Born: July 17, 1990 Height: 6' 3" Weight: 175 Bats: Left Throws: Left Class: Sophomore Level: NCAA Advisor: Peter Vescovo Links: All Matt Purke Posts SCOUTING REPORT Purke was selected by the Texas Rangers in the first round of the 2009 draft, but decided...

  • Anthony Rendon Tracker

    ANTHONY RENDON 3B, Rice University Age: 21 Born: June 6, 1990 Height: 6' 0" Weight: 190 Bats: Right Throws: Right  Class: Junior Level: NCAA Advisor: Scott Boras Links: All Anthony Rendon Posts Houston Chronicle Rendon Watch SCOUTING REPORT Rendon, like Pedro Alvarez, is a third baseman who can move quickly through the...

  • Anthony Rendon Receives Complete Clearance

    Rendon has been completely cleared from his injury. When the Pittsburgh Pirates clinched the worst record in the majors in 2010, the silver lining was that they received the number one pick in the 2011 draft, and the chance to select Anthony Rendon.  Rendon isn't in the same situation as Stephen Strasburg...

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