• 2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/30

    STATS Mark Appel – 7.0 IP, 8 H, 1 ER, 0 BB, 10 K, 0 HR, W (6-1) Kevin Gausman – 6.0 IP, 10 H, 3 ER, 0 BB, 9 K, 0 HR, ND Kyle Zimmer – 7.0 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 10 K, 1 HR, ND Deven Marrero – 5-for-12 (.417),...

  • Weekend Pirates Draft Prospects Preview: 4/27-4/29

    In Tuesday’s weekly chat, I was asked who my top eight prospects in the upcoming draft would be. There wasn’t much time to give a good response in a chat setting, so I decided to expand on the answer in this week’s draft preview. The draft is still over a month away,...

  • 2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/23

    STATS Mark Appel – 6.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 0 HR, ND Kevin Gausman – 7.0 IP, 10 H, 4 ER, 1 BB, 11 K, 0 HR, W (7-1) Kyle Zimmer – 8.0 IP, 9 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 10 K, 0 HR, W (4-3) Deven Marrero – 2-for-18...

  • Weekend Pirates Draft Prospects Preview: 4/20-4/22

    With the way the draft is currently shaping up, the Pittsburgh Pirates might have an interesting decision with the eighth overall pick. Lucas Giolito and Deven Marrero both entered the year as top five draft prospects. Giolito went down with a minor elbow injury, which was enough to force him to miss...

  • 2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/16

    STATS Mark Appel – 9.0 IP, 10 H, 0 ER, 2 BB, 13 K, 0 HR, ND Chris Beck – 6.0 IP, 7 H, 4 ER, 5 BB, 6 K, 1 HR, L (5-3) Kevin Gausman – 8.0 IP, 6 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 7 K, 0 HR, W (6-1) Kyle Zimmer – 7.0...

  • Weekend Pirates Draft Prospects Preview: 4/13-4/15

    Baseball America and Keith Law both released mid-season draft rankings this week. We’ve been following the draft prospects for about two months now. We’ve seen Deven Marrero, who started out as a top five prospect, slump at the plate this season. We saw Lucas Giolito go down with an elbow injury. We...

  • 2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/9

    STATS Mark Appel – 9.0 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 3 K, 0 HR, W (4-1) Chris Beck – 9.0 IP, 8 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 9 K, 1 HR, W (5-2) Kevin Gausman – 6.1 IP, 9 H, 5 ER, 4 BB, 8 K, 0 HR, L (5-1) Kyle Zimmer –...

  • 2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/2

    Ever since the new CBA was announced, people have been trying to figure out a way to fit the old spending habits of teams in to the new set of rules. Pirates fans have been focused on how the team can spend $1.2 M on a ninth round pick, like they did...

  • Weekend Pirates Draft Prospects Preview: 3/30-4/1

    Arizona State shortstop Deven Marrero entered the season looking like a sure top five pick. But could his struggles at the plate cause him to slip some in the draft? The shortstop is currently hitting for a .281/.330/.348 line in 89 at-bats this season, after a 1-for-9 performance mid-week against CS Fullerton....

  • 2012 Pirates Draft Prospects Rundown: 3/26

    Trey Williams entered the year with mixed reviews. Some outlets had him as a top ten prospect. Some had him as a player who rated in the late-first round. Some didn’t even have him as a first rounder. One thing is for sure about the prep third baseman: he’s rated highly in...

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