The Pittsburgh Pirates made a huge splash in the second round for the second year in a row, selecting outfielder Josh Bell with the 61st overall pick. Bell was rated… Read more
What a crazy day one for the draft. Last year, if you would have told anyone that the Pittsburgh Pirates would have picked Gerrit Cole over Anthony Rendon, they probably… Read more
The Pittsburgh Pirates have selected right handed pitcher Gerrit Cole with the first overall pick in the 2011 draft. The move was not unexpected. Word broke over the weekend that… Read more
For the longest time it seemed like we wouldn’t know who the Pittsburgh Pirates would be selecting with the first overall pick in the draft until the pick was actually… Read more
2011 MLB Draft Coverage Links Anthony Rendon Tracker Gerrit Cole Tracker Danny Hultzen Tracker Interview with Anthony Rendon Anthony Rendon Video Recap Top Prep Players and Their Commitments Pittsburgh Pirates… Read more
Much like a kid on Christmas Eve, Pirate draftophiles are anxiously awaiting Monday’s first round to see who the Pirates select first overall. That player will be scrutinized, dissected, and analyzed like a frog in 8th grade biology class. He will become the next great Pirate prospect. But have we forgotten that we are all living in the year 1 A.T. (After Taillon)?
In the past three drafts, the Pittsburgh Pirates have spent a lot of money luring top prep prospects away from their commitments to major colleges. In 2008 the Pirates signed Robbie… Read more