Pirates Prospects is Looking For Writers and an Ad Sales Representative
Jul10

Pirates Prospects is Looking For Writers and an Ad Sales Representative

Brief and to the point. I am looking for writers for the second half of the season to add to the content of the site. The positions are detailed below. I am hoping to use the upcoming All-Star break to decide on any potential candidates, so if you’re interested, be sure to get your applications in by the weekend. Major League Coverage Tom Bragg and James Santelli have been splitting the live game coverage this year at PNC Park....

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DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Down Phillies, Injury Updates For Three Players
Jul10

DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Down Phillies, Injury Updates For Three Players

For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, 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 5, Phillies 3 Starting Pitcher: Jandy Vasquez, RHP (1-1, 5.20) – 5.0 IP, 5 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K, 1 HR Top Hitter: Reggie Cerda, C (.211) – 2-for-4, 2B, 2 RBI Other Notable...

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Pirates Place Neil Walker on Disabled List, Recall Josh Harrison
Jul09

Pirates Place Neil Walker on Disabled List, Recall Josh Harrison

Second baseman Neil Walker has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right side soreness. The Pirates have recalled Josh Harrison, who is in the ballpark with the team after coming from Columbus. Walker injured himself in Saturday’s game in Chicago and has not played since. He took some swings and said he was feeling a little better Monday, but now will not return to the field until after the All-Star Break. The setback...

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DSL Prospect Watch: Losing Streaks For Both Pirates Affiliates
Jul09

DSL Prospect Watch: Losing Streaks For Both Pirates Affiliates

For a season preview of the Pittsburgh Pirates two Dominican Summer League teams, 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: Rangers 8, Pirates 1 Starting Pitcher: Jose Regalado, RHP (4-2, 3.67) – 4.1 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 0 BB, 5 K, 0 HR Top Hitter: Rodney Polonia, 2B (.276) – 2-for-3 Other Notable...

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Baseball America Names Pirates as One of Five Organizations on a Roll
Jul08

Baseball America Names Pirates as One of Five Organizations on a Roll

Baseball America has been releasing their mid-season updates, and has an article today listing five organizations on a roll, and five that have struggled. The Pittsburgh Pirates are listed as one of the five organizations on a roll. The highlights from the recap: **The patient approach with Gerrit Cole has paid off, as he added life to his fastball in time to make an immediate impact when he arrived. **The next wave of prospects will...

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Pirates Have Three in Baseball America’s Mid-Season Top 50
Jul08

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

Baseball America released their mid-season top 50 prospects, and the Pirates had three players on the list. Jameson Taillon, Gregory Polanco, and Alen Hanson were those three players, ranked in that order. Taillon was the 11th best prospect in the league. Their caption said that Taillon isn’t far behind Cole as far as arriving to the majors. My guess is that Taillon will be up in the middle of June 2014. Polanco was the 13th...

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