2014 GCL Pirates Season Preview
Jun21

2014 GCL Pirates Season Preview

This GCL team has the most upside of any of the three short-season teams in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ system. The top prospects at the level include first round pick Cole Tucker, and second round picks Mitch Keller and Trey Supak. They also have Michael de la Cruz, who is the top international prospect making the jump from the US this year. That combination gives the GCL team four of the top 20 prospects in the overall system,...

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2014 Bristol Pirates Season Preview
Jun19

2014 Bristol Pirates Season Preview

Over the off-season, the Pittsburgh Pirates added a new short-season team, joining the Appalachian League with the franchise in Bristol. The Appalachian League uses the MLB team names, and thus, the Bristol Pirates were born. The Pirates will only have one DSL team this year, rather than two in previous years. Because of this, they have essentially moved their second international team to the US. This can be shown by the large number...

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2014 Jamestown Jammers Season Preview
Jun13

2014 Jamestown Jammers Season Preview

The Jamestown Jammers begin their season tonight, featuring a lot of the top college players who were taken by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2014 draft. The Jammers currently have ten of the first 21 players drafted by the Pirates this year, including top ten picks like Tyler Eppler, Michael Suchy, Alex McRae, and Austin Coley. Eventually, this team will add more top picks, like Connor Joe and Jordan Luplow. It’s a team that...

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2014 Indianapolis Indians Season Preview
Apr03

2014 Indianapolis Indians Season Preview

The 2014 minor league season begins today. To prepare for the start of the season, we have previews of all four of the full season affiliates of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Here are the previews for each team: Indianapolis IndiansĀ – READING Altoona Curve Bradenton Marauders West Virginia Power First Pitch: Picking Two Pirates Breakout Candidates From Each Level Here is a look at the 2014 Indianapolis Indians, who will feature top...

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2014 Altoona Curve Season Preview
Apr03

2014 Altoona Curve Season Preview

The 2014 minor league season begins today. To prepare for the start of the season, we have previews of all four of the full season affiliates of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Here are the previews for each team: Indianapolis Indians Altoona Curve – READING Bradenton Marauders West Virginia Power First Pitch: Picking Two Pirates Breakout Candidates From Each Level Here is a look at the 2014 Altoona Curve, who will feature top prospects...

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2014 Bradenton Marauders Season Preview
Apr03

2014 Bradenton Marauders Season Preview

The 2014 minor league season begins today. To prepare for the start of the season, we have previews of all four of the full season affiliates of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Here are the previews for each team: Indianapolis Indians Altoona Curve Bradenton Marauders – READING West Virginia Power First Pitch: Picking Two Pirates Breakout Candidates From Each Level Here is a look at the 2014 Bradenton Marauders, who will feature top...

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