• The 2011 Second Round Pick

    Yesterday was the deadline for teams to offer arbitration to their ranking free agents, and 35 players received arbitration offers, which means there will be at most, 35 compensation picks.  Players have until next Tuesday (November 30th) at midnight to accept or decline those arbitration offers, and any player that does decline...

  • Pirates Clinch The 2011 Number One Pick

    The Pirates have clinched the number one pick and the opportunity to draft Anthony Rendon. The Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 tonight, which means that the Pittsburgh Pirates have clinched the number one pick in the 2011 draft.  The Pirates now get first dibs on third base prospect Anthony Rendon,...

  • Baseball America 2011 Draft Chat

    Rendon Baseball America held an early 2011 draft chat today, touching on a lot of topics pertaining to the top three players in the 2011 draft: Anthony Rendon, Gerrit Cole, and Matt Purke.  While the draft order is not settled yet, the Pittsburgh Pirates have pretty much locked up the number one...

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