• Jim Callis Thinks the Pirates Should Draft Colin Moran

    Today Baseball America released their mid-season top 50 draft rankings. Jim Callis also released a list of suggestions for the top ten picks in the draft. The list isn’t really a mock draft. It’s not Callis predicting what teams would do, but Callis saying what teams should do. With the number nine...

  • Baseball America Releases Mid-Season Top 50 Draft Prospects

    Baseball America released their mid-season top 50 draft prospects today for subscribers. When the original rankings came out, I noted that a lot can change throughout the season, especially with players making the jump from the middle of the first round to the top of the first. It looks like a lot...

  • Pirates Have the Fifth Biggest Draft Pool

    Baseball America has released the 2013 draft pools, and the Pittsburgh Pirates come in with the fifth highest total. The Pirates have $8,884,600 to spend, and obviously they’re high up on the list due to having two first round picks. Overall the draft pools are up 8.2 percent over last year. The...

  • Draft Prospect Watch: Week Seven Recap

    The seventh weekend of the college baseball season has come to a close and we saw some mixed results from the college arms near the top of this year’s draft class. Prior to this week, it looked like Jonathon Crawford was working his way out of first round consideration and Chris Anderson from Jacksonville...

  • Draft Prospect Watch: Shipley Added To Mix

    The seventh weekend of college baseball started a day earlier this week, with many teams taking off today due to Easter. As you will see below, a pitcher we have briefly mentioned here a few times in the past, has worked his way into top ten consideration. Check out the draft preview...

  • Draft Prospect Watch: Crawford Throws Shutout

    The seventh weekend of college baseball started a day earlier this week, with many teams taking off on Sunday due to Easter. Today saw strong pitching performances from a pitcher who was quickly falling out of the first round, while another pitcher continues to slip in the ratings. The schedule for the...

  • Draft Prospect Watch: Manaea Not Sharp, Bryant Homers Again

    The seventh weekend of college baseball started a day earlier this week, with many teams taking off on Sunday due to Easter. Yesterday saw strong pitching performances from Mark Appel and Jonathan Gray, while Kris Bryant added a home run.  The top pitchers going today were both off their game and one...

  • Draft Prospect Watch: Homers By Bryant And Moran

    The seventh weekend of college baseball started a day earlier this week, with many teams taking off on Sunday due to Easter. The National High School Invitational is also under way, a tournament that hosts 16 of the best HS teams in the country. The schedule for the top college players this...

  • Draft Preview: More Rankings Come Out

    The seventh weekend of the college season is about to get under way, with some teams starting their schedule a day earlier due to Easter Sunday. The Pirates have the #9 and #14 picks in the upcoming June amateur draft. Throughout the college/HS season, leading up to the draft, we will cover...

  • Draft Prospect Watch: Week Six Recap

    The sixth weekend of the college baseball season has come to a close and we saw some strong pitching from the college arms near the top of this year’s draft class. After adding LSU’s Ryan Eades last week, when he was ranked 15th overall in this draft class by Keith Law, this...

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