• Draft Rumor Roundup: Appel, Gray, Moran, Astros, Royals, Bickford

    We will keep track of all of the draft rumors today in this post. In previous years it was easy to guess what the Pirates would do, since they were picking at the top. This year it’s up in the air, and the guys available to them will be largely influenced by...

  • Averaging Out The Final Mock Draft Rankings

    Now that we have the final mock drafts in from three of the leading experts, we can now take them all and figure out an average ranking. The Pittsburgh Pirates have been linked heavily to HS catcher Reese McGuire and Keith Law, Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis all believe that he will...

  • Jonathan Mayo Updates His Latest Mock Draft With Change At Top

    All of the final mock drafts are coming out this morning, and Jonathan Mayo is the next to release his picks. Mayo has Reese McGuire going to the Pirates with the ninth pick and Hunter Renfroe going to Pittsburgh 14th overall. That’s the third mock draft today that has McGuire going to...

  • Keith Law’s Final Mock Draft Has New Name For Pirates

    With the draft now just hours away, Keith Law has linked a new name to the Pittsburgh Pirates and it is a very interesting one. Starting with the #9 pick, he has Reese McGuire. If you have been following all the mock drafts we have posted over the last few weeks, it...

  • How to Follow the Draft On Pirates Prospects

    It may or may not be a surprise that the MLB draft has always been the biggest event on this site. It was a few years ago, during the 2009 draft, that the site got its first boost in readers on draft day. The site went from having 200-300 views per day...

  • Draft Prospect Watch: Former Pirates Picks and Where They Could Go

    Yesterday, we posted the Pirates Podcast interview with Jim Callis from Baseball America. He discussed some of the former Pittsburgh Pirates draft picks that didn’t sign and will be eligible to be drafted again this year. There are some pretty big names on that list that should all go in the top...

  • Pirates Prospects 2013 Draft Top 100 Tiered Rankings

    The 2013 MLB Draft starts on Thursday at 7 PM, with the first two rounds of the draft taking place that evening. The Pittsburgh Pirates pick 9th, 14th, and 51st that day. Rounds 3-10 follow on Friday at 1 PM, and rounds 11-40 are on Saturday at 1 PM. Last year we...

  • Kiley McDaniel’s Third Mock Draft Has McGuire and Ball

      Kiley McDaniel of Scout.com released his third mock draft today, and has a pretty favorable result for the Pittsburgh Pirates. With the 9th pick in the draft, McDaniel has prep catcher Reese McGuire. With the 14th pick in the draft, McDaniel has prep left-hander Trey Ball. If the Pirates could get...

  • Draft Prospect Watch: Three Hits For Renfroe, North Carolina Wins Crazy Game

    Getting right down to the wire before the 2013 MLB Amateur Draft here, we had a few interesting games going on in college baseball Monday night. Pittsburgh Pirates fans have heard the name Hunter Renfroe very often recently, with many mock drafts listing him as their possible pick with the 14th overall...

  • Third Mock Draft From Keith Law Has Pirates Picking McGuire

    The draft is just three days away, so more inside information about who might go where is available. For the Pittsburgh Pirates with their top two picks, we are hearing the same names over and over. Keith Law posted his latest mock draft today and he has the Pirates taking HS Catcher...

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