• Pirates Have Three in Baseball America’s Mid-Season Top 50

    Jameson Taillon is Baseball America's 11th ranked prospect. Baseball America released their mid-season top 50 prospects, and...

  • Taillon, Polanco, and Glasnow Make Baseball Prospectus Top 50

    Gregory Polanco is the number 12 prospect in BP's mid-season top 50. Jason Parks of Baseball Prospectus...

  • Jim Callis Releases His Updated Top 10 Pirates Prospects

    Jameson Taillon is Jim Callis' top prospect in the Pirates' system. Last week we released our updated...

  • Pittsburgh Pirates Mid-Season Top 20 Prospects, Minus Gerrit Cole

    We usually release our mid-season prospect rankings right after the MLB draft. This not only shows the updated rankings with half of the minor league season in the books, but it also shows where the new draft picks fit in. This year we held the rankings for a few days due to...

  • Pirates Rank Seventh in Baseball America’s Organizational Rankings

    Baseball America has released their organizational talent rankings today, measuring the talent in each team's farm system. They release a top 30 list in their annual Prospect Handbook, although that usually sees some changes before the web edition comes around. The Pirates didn't actually see a change between the two versions, ranking...

  • Pirates Have Seven Prospects in John Sickels’ Top 150

    John Sickels released his top 150 prospects today, and has seven Pittsburgh Pirates prospects on the list. The list can be found here, as well as the thought process that goes into the list. Gerrit Cole came in at fifth overall on the list, finishing as the second best pitcher behind Dylan...

  • Pirates Have Five in the FanGraphs Top 100 Prospect List

    Marc Hulet of FanGraphs has released his top 100 list, with five Pittsburgh Pirates prospects making the cut. The five players are the usual suspects that have been on every other top prospect list that has been announced so far. Coming in at number six was Gerrit Cole. Only one pitcher was...

  • Gerrit Cole Named One of Baseball America’s Top 20 Rookies For 2013

    There are two types of lists that usually come out this time of year. The prospect lists focus on the future and the upside of each player. Then there's the lists that focus only on the impact prospects can make in the upcoming season. Baseball America released one of those lists today,...

  • Pirates Get Favorable Rankings in the Baseball Prospectus Top 101

      Gerrit Cole was the third best prospect in the Baseball Prospectus rankings. Photo: Wilbur Miller Baseball Prospectus released their top 101 prospects today, and the Pittsburgh Pirates had five players on the list. The highest ranked player was Gerrit Cole, who came in as the third best prospect and the top...

  • Baseball America Releases Top 100 List

    Baseball America has released their list of the top 100 prospects today and the Pittsburgh Pirates have five players on the list. Only the Cardinals, Marlins and Twins had more with six apiece. Subscribers can view the best tools list for each player. Gerrit Cole has been ranked #1 on every Pirates...

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