Pirates Sign 39th Overall Pick Connor Joe
Jun16

Pirates Sign 39th Overall Pick Connor Joe

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed Connor Joe, the 39th overall pick. They acquired the pick from the Miami Marlins for reliever Bryan Morris. Joe announced the signing on Twitter Monday night. Thank you to the @Pirates organization for the opportunity to live my dream. Very excited to get back to work #BUCN pic.twitter.com/wN8ZosLNMp — Connor joe (@callmeweaponx) June 17, 2014 No terms of the deal were immediately announced,...

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Pirates Sign 25th Round Pick, Shortstop Erik Forgione
Jun16

Pirates Sign 25th Round Pick, Shortstop Erik Forgione

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed their 25th round pick from the 2014 draft, shortstop Erik Forgione from the University of Washington. Forgione announced the official signing himself on Twitter today Officially just signed my contract to play for the @Pirates! Can't thank God enough for blessing me with this opportunity. #childhooddream — Erik Forgione (@Erik_Forgione) June 16, 2014 The 21-year-old is a very strong...

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Pirates 23rd Round Pick Trying to Get Out of His Commitment to Tulane
Jun14

Pirates 23rd Round Pick Trying to Get Out of His Commitment to Tulane

Pittsburgh Pirates 23rd round pick Zach Warren was just on ESPN 97.3 FM in South Jersey, talking with Tyler Donohue about being drafted by the Pirates and his upcoming decision. Warren is a prep left-hander who throws in the mid-to-upper 80s, and has room to add more velocity with a 6′ 4″, 185 pound frame. The lefty said that he knew the Pirates were going to be drafting him on day three, and knew around when they would be...

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Pirates Announce Nine Draft Signings, Including Four New Names
Jun14

Pirates Announce Nine Draft Signings, Including Four New Names

The Pittsburgh Pirates have announced nine draft pick signings today. The list of the signings are as follows: Round 2. Mitch Keller, RHP Comp B. Trey Supak, RHP 7. Nelson Jorge, SS 13. Frank Duncan, RHP 14. Chase Simpson, 3B 17. Michael Clemens, RHP 21. Eric Thomas, CF 22. Eric Karch, RHP 36. Palmer Betts, RHP We knew about five of these names, including the top two picks, who received $1 M each. The guys we didn’t know about...

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Trey Supak Signs With Pirates For $1 M Bonus
Jun13

Trey Supak Signs With Pirates For $1 M Bonus

Yesterday we heard that the Pittsburgh Pirates had agreed to sign right-handed pitcher Trey Supak, who was taken 73rd overall in the draft. On Friday night, Jim Callis had the bonus information for Supak. He reports that he has signed for $1,000,000, which will currently put the Pirates over draft cap with the players currently signed. Supp 2nd-rder Trey Supak signs w/@Pirates for $1 mil (pick 73 value = $772k). Projectable 6-5 Texas...

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Signing Bonus Information on Alex McRae and Michael Suchy
Jun13

Signing Bonus Information on Alex McRae and Michael Suchy

The Pittsburgh Pirates officially signed fifth round pick Michael Suchy and tenth round pick Alex McRae on Wednesday and today their bonus information was announced. Suchy signed for a $275,000 bonus, which is $16,000 below his slot value. McRae signed for $125,000, which is $12,600 below his slot value. That $28,600 can now be put towards other players that will require over-slot deals. After signing five players taken in the top ten...

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