Get 24% Off the 2014 Prospect Guide and Other Pirates Prospects Gear
Jun05

Get 24% Off the 2014 Prospect Guide and Other Pirates Prospects Gear

The Pittsburgh Pirates pick 24th overall in today’s draft, which means it’s time for our annual draft sale in the Pirates Prospects store. Using the code “2014DRAFT”, you can get 24% off the 2014 Prospect Guide, as well as the same discount on Pirates Prospects shirts. The discount is unlimited, but doesn’t apply to clearance items, which are already discounted. Quantities are limited for both products....

Read More
How to Follow the Draft On Pirates Prospects
Jun05

How to Follow the Draft On Pirates Prospects

The MLB draft has always been the biggest event on this site. The site always sees a big boost in readers during the draft, and many of you decide to stick around each year, growing the audience for the future. We thank you for that. As the site has grown, the coverage of the draft has also grown. So to help you out, here is a guide for how to follow the draft on Pirates Prospects, both on draft day and after the draft is over....

Read More
First Pitch: Gregory Polanco, The Draft, and Starting Pitching
Jun05

First Pitch: Gregory Polanco, The Draft, and Starting Pitching

If you missed my report earlier today, sources told me that Gregory Polanco will be called up on Friday. The details of the report said that Polanco will leave Indianapolis tomorrow and be activated on Friday. After my report came out, Ken Rosenthal followed with the same report. Then Dan Zangrilli of 93.7 The Fan. Then Chris Cotillo, who broke every signing and transaction this off-season it seems, had the same information....

Read More
Pirates Prospects 2014 MLB Draft Top 100 Tiered Rankings
Jun04

Pirates Prospects 2014 MLB Draft Top 100 Tiered Rankings

The 2014 MLB Draft starts on Thursday at 7 PM, with the first two rounds of the draft taking place that evening. The Pittsburgh Pirates pick 24th, 39th, 64th, and 73rd that day. Rounds 3-10 follow on Friday at 1 PM, and rounds 11-40 are on Saturday at 1 PM. For the last two years, we have released tiered rankings for the top 100 prospects. We start with an average of all of the major draft rankings, then John Dreker and I arrange...

Read More
The 2014 Draft Pick Signing Tracker is Live
Jun04

The 2014 Draft Pick Signing Tracker is Live

Tomorrow is the start of the 2014 MLB draft. By the end of Saturday, the Pittsburgh Pirates will have up to 42 new players to keep track of in their minor league system. Not all of these players will sign, obviously. Each year we upload a Draft Pick Signing Tracker, in order to follow who has signed, how much they signed for, and in recent years, how much the Pirates have remaining in their bonus pool. The tracker is by far the most...

Read More
Prospect Report: Mel Rojas adjusts to the Triple-A level
Jun04

Prospect Report: Mel Rojas adjusts to the Triple-A level

When Chris Dickerson went on the disabled list last week with a heel injury, Mel Rojas, Jr. benefited by earning a promotion to Triple-A and his listed hometown of Indianapolis. “This is a good level to be on,” Rojas said. “There are a lot of guys with experience here and I am sure that I am going to learn a lot from them.” In his first Triple-A at bat, Rojas picked up an infield single. In his second game, on Sunday, he added a pair...

Read More
Page 140 of 325« First...102030...138139140141142...150160170...Last »