• Draft Prospect Watch: High School Notes, Former Picks And Second Round Possibilities

    The 14th weekend of college wrapped up with a light schedule on Sunday, so today we take a look at some of the college pitchers rated just below the top group. We also check out how some former Pirates draft picks are doing, as well as a few notes on some of...

  • Draft Prospect Watch: Pitching Duel Dud In LSU, Four Hits For Moran

    The 14th weekend of college wrapped up for some teams tonight, a night that saw a huge pitching match-up at LSU fall well short of expectations. For most teams, this is the last weekend of their regular season and they start conference tournament play next week. Check out the schedule for this...

  • Draft Prospect Watch: Gray And Appel Struggling Recently

    The 14th weekend of college kicked of last night for some teams, while others began their weekend on Friday. For most teams, this is the last weekend of their regular season and they start conference tournament play next week. Check out the schedule for this weekend here. Check out the draft preview...

  • Baseball America Releases Their Top 250 Draft Prospects

    For most of the last year, Mark Appel has been at the top of the draft rankings for the 2013 draft. That changed in Baseball America’s recent draft rankings. BA released their top 250 draft prospects (scouting report links in that link), and have Oklahoma right-hander Jonathan Gray as the top prospect...

  • Jonathan Mayo Posts Mock Draft, Peterson Mentioned Again

    It’s been a busy day for draft coverage today, but one thing is for certain, DJ Peterson has jumped up in the rankings for everyone. We read earlier today that he could go to the Pirates with the ninth overall pick. Now Jonathan Mayo has the Pirates picking him with the 14th...

  • Draft Preview: Focusing In On Certain Players

    The 2013 MLB draft begins exactly three weeks from today and the Pittsburgh Pirates pick twice early on, 9th and 14th overall. By now, we are hearing mock drafts almost daily, especially from some of the bigger names in the industry, so we are getting a slightly better idea of who the...

  • Keith Law Posts Mock Draft, New Name Associated With Pirates

    Keith Law has posted his first mock draft for insiders(subscription required) and he has a surprising new name linked to the Pittsburgh Pirates, first baseman DJ Peterson from New Mexico. Peterson has been discussed here daily in the draft recaps and he has had some huge weeks. The problem is, that he...

  • What Are the Odds the Pirates Draft a Future Major League Hitter?

    The 2013 draft is a few weeks away, and if you haven’t followed our draft coverage, I suggest you start now. Last night John Dreker and I recorded a segment for the upcoming podcast, looking at Baseball America’s latest mock draft, and talking about a lot of the players who fell in...

  • Draft Prospect Watch: Weekend Recap, Where Do We Stand?

    Instead of the usual weekend recap this week, I thought I would cut it down to include more players. Using recent mock drafts, along with the weekly performances, I want to take a look at which players have moved up, moved down or stayed the same recently and just overall, where they...

  • Draft Prospect Watch: Bryant Homers Twice, Wahl Starts Again

    The 13th weekend of college baseball wrapped up today and we take a look at the top college bats and how they did on Sunday, plus a few more names to watch and some HS news.  These players, and many others, have less than a month to impress scouts in advance of...

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