• Bradenton Marauders 2011 Season Recap: Pitchers

    While the Bradenton Marauders didn't see any hitters promoted this year, their pitching staff saw a lot of promotions.  The most notable of the crew were Kyle McPherson, who is a favorite to end up as the pitcher of the year in the entire minor league system, and Phillip Irwin, who surprised...

  • Bradenton Marauders 2011 Season Recap: Hitters

    One thing that stood out to me about the Bradenton hitters was that there were no promotions.  The Opening Day roster was largely the same as the roster at the end of the season.  The only player to move up to AA was Travis Scott, who only made a brief appearance in...

  • Wrapping Up the 2011 State College Spikes Season

    The last two days we wrapped up the 2011 State College Spikes season, looking at all of the prospects at the level.  The content included: -The Hitters Recap, featuring their stats, age groups, and an analysis of how each prospect performed. -The Pitchers Recap, also breaking down the stats, age groups, and...

  • State College Spikes 2011 Season Recap: Top Prospects

    Stetson Allie was the top prospect in State College this year. Our top 10 overall prospects for the State College Spikes factors in all of the individual rankings.  Along with the individual rankings, we also include the best pitcher, hitter, biggest surprise, and biggest disappointments of the year.  The rankings factor in...

  • State College Spikes 2011 Season Recap: Pitchers

    The State College Spikes featured two of the top ten prospects in the system this year with Stetson Allie and Nick Kingham, both 2010 draft picks.  The pitching staff was also filled with a few 2010 picks, as well as a lot of 2011 college pitchers.  The main guys who stood out...

  • State College Spikes 2011 Season Recap: Hitters

    The hitting in State College was weak for the first half of the 2011 season.  Then in the second half the team added Alex Dickerson, and saw Wes Freeman take off, giving them two power bats in the middle of the lineup.  The rest of the lineup was mostly built around speed,...

  • Wrapping Up the 2011 West Virginia Power Season

    Today we wrapped up the 2011 West Virginia Power season, looking at all of the prospects at the level.  The content included: -The Hitters Recap, featuring their stats, age groups, and an analysis of how each prospect performed. -The Pitchers Recap, also breaking down the stats, age groups, and performances. -The Top...

  • West Virginia Power 2011 Season Recap: Top Prospects

    Jameson Taillon was the top prospect in West Virginia this year. Our top 10 overall prospects for the West Virginia Power factors in all of the individual rankings.  Along with the individual rankings, we also include the best pitcher, hitter, biggest surprise, and biggest disappointments of the year.  The rankings factor in...

  • West Virginia Power 2011 Season Recap: Hitters

    The pitching staff in West Virginia got a lot of attention, although the offense didn't see the same hype.  That was mostly because there wasn't really a standout hitting prospect for the majority of the year, with the best hitter leaving when Matt Curry was promoted to Altoona.  The Power had some...

  • West Virginia Power 2011 Season Recap: Pitchers

    Coming in to the 2011 season, the West Virginia rotation was one of the biggest stories in the minors.  The rotation was set to have all of the guys from the 2009 draft class, as well as Jameson Taillon and possibly Stetson Allie.  Allie didn't make it, but Taillon and the 2009...

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