• Pirates Sign 18th Round Pick Josh Poytress

    The Pittsburgh Pirates announced the signings of 18th round pick Josh Poytress and 32nd round pick David Jagoditsh.  We already knew about Jagoditsh, as we reported on Saturday that he had agreed to terms. Poytress, a left handed pitcher, was originally drafted by the Houston Astros in the 16th round out of...

  • Pirates Sign Chris Lashmet, Joe Parsons

    Lashmet has signed with the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates today officially announced the signings of 21st round pick Alex Fuselier, 22nd round pick Mike Jefferson, and 33rd round pick Chris Lashmet.  They also announced the signing of right handed pitcher Joe Parsons, an undrafted free agent from Virginia Tech. We already knew...

  • Pirates Agree to Terms With 4th Round Pick Colten Brewer

    Brewer has agreed to terms with the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with 2011 4th round pick Colten Brewer, Pirates Prospects has learned.  Brewer is the highest pick that the Pirates have reached an agreement with, and the third player in the 2011 top ten that has agreed to...

  • Pirates Sign Two Draft Picks

    Jefferson Pirates Prospects has learned that the Pirates have agreed to terms with 2011 32nd round draft pick David Jagoditsh. He is a 6' 7" 230 right-handed pitcher out of Pima CC, the same school that produced current Pirates farmhand Donald Veal. Jagoditsh pitched just two innings this season and didn't play...

  • Pirates Agree to Terms With 21st Round Pick

    Fuselier will be playing with State College this year. The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with 21st round pick Alex Fuselier, Pirates Prospects has learned.  Fuselier, a center fielder out of the University of Louisiana Lafayette, is expected to join the State College Spikes. Fuselier’s numbers in college weren’t as impressive...

  • Pirates Sign 41st Round Pick Jonathan Schwind

    Schwind has signed with the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed 41st round pick Jonathan Schwind, according to the Democrat and Chronicle (h/t Kristy Robinson).  Schwind was signed for $20,000, plus the Pirates agreed to pay for his senior year of school ($41,000).  The former Marist junior played three infield positions, and...

  • Pirates Sign Undrafted Free Agent Pitcher

    Kilcrease has signed with the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed undrafted free agent Robbie Kilcrease, a left handed pitcher from Texas Tech, according to Rob Biertempfel.  The signing was announced yesterday on the Texas Tech official site.  Kilcrease was a redshirt junior, and will report to Bradenton, where he likely will...

  • Why Over-Slot Deals Are Hurting Major League Baseball

    The Pirates have been abusing MLB's slotting system for far too long. There has been a lot of talk and speculation this year that Major League Baseball could switch to a hard slotting system during the off-season.  If you ask me, that would go a long way to really fixing what's wrong...

  • Pirates Agree to Terms With 10th Round Pick Taylor Lewis

    Lewis has agreed to terms with the Pirates. The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with 10th round pick Taylor Lewis, Pirates Prospects has learned.  Lewis, a center fielder out of the University of Maine, put up a .287/.367/.412 line in 216 at-bats this year, with 20 stolen bases.  He was rated...

  • Pirates Sign Four More Draft Picks

    Benedict will start off with the State College Spikes. The State College Spikes will be starting their season on Friday, and several players from the 2011 draft will make their way on to the State College roster this season.  Guy Cipriano of the Centre Daily Times mentions that four 2011 draft picks...

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