Pirates Playoff Roster Projection: Choosing a Champion
Aug05

Pirates Playoff Roster Projection: Choosing a Champion

This is not a jinx. On this day last year, the Pirates’ playoff odds were hovering around 50 percent. Their chances to make the postseason this year are above 98 percent. Starting to think about what the 25-man playoff roster will look like is not counting chickens before they hatch. These are the same conversations the Bucs’ front office people are having. Two points of order: the Wild Card Playoff acts as a separate...

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Jamestown Sends Seven to NYPL All-Star Game
Aug04

Jamestown Sends Seven to NYPL All-Star Game

The New York-Penn League will hold it’s annual All-Star game on Monday, August 12th and the initial rosters for the National League squad has seven players from the Jamestown Jammers. The first year Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate currently has the best record in the entire NYPL, so it is no surprise that they make up 1/4th of the roster. “That Jamestown club is very, very fun,” Pirates general manager Neal Huntington...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Dennis Hurtarte Heating Up
Aug04

DSL Prospect Watch: Dennis Hurtarte Heating Up

For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, check out our article here.  For a recap of the DSL All-Star game, check out our article here. Throughout the year, we will provide the recaps of both teams, as well as highlight one player each day. PIRATES1 Box Score Result: Yankees2 12, Pirates 6 Starting Pitcher: Jandy Vasquez, RHP (2-4, 5.00) – 4.0 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 3 BB, 1 K, 0 HR Top...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Pick Up Two Wins With Strong Starting Pitching
Aug03

DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Pick Up Two Wins With Strong Starting Pitching

For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, check out our article here.  For a recap of the DSL All-Star game, check out our article here. Throughout the year, we will provide the recaps of both teams, as well as highlight one player each day. PIRATES1 Box Score Result: Pirates 2, Yankees2 1 Starting Pitcher: Jose Regalado, RHP (2.82) – 5.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 5 K, 0 HR Top Hitter:...

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Reese McGuire Named the GCL Player of the Month For July
Aug02

Reese McGuire Named the GCL Player of the Month For July

Reese McGuire was named the Gulf Coast League Player of the Month for the month of July. The first round pick hit for a .369/.424/.476 line in 84 at-bats, with nine doubles and a 7:7 BB/K ratio. He recorded hits in 16 of 21 games played, and reached base safely in 19 of his 21 games. Even when he hasn’t gotten a hit, McGuire is making strong contact, showing a good line drive stroke. He also has been as advertised defensively,...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Beat Yankees, Lose Tough One Against Angels
Aug02

DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Beat Yankees, Lose Tough One Against Angels

For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, check out our article here.  For a recap of the DSL All-Star game, check out our article here. Throughout the year, we will provide the recaps of both teams, as well as highlight one player each day. PIRATES1 Box Score Result: Angels 3, Pirates 2 Starting Pitcher: Christian Henriquez, LHP (2.00) – 5.0 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 4 K, 0 HR Top...

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