All posts tagged "2011 draft"

  • 2011 Draft
    The Year 1 A.T.

    Much like a kid on Christmas Eve, Pirate draftophiles are anxiously awaiting Monday's first round to see who the Pirates select first overall. That player will be scrutinized, dissected, and analyzed like a frog in 8th grade biology class. He will become the next great Pirate prospect. But have...

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    Pirates’ Draft Is An Impossible Situation

    70% of you said that you'd take Rendon first overall. In less than three weeks, the Pittsburgh Pirates will make the important choice of who they want with the first overall pick in the MLB draft.  Normally, the number one pick is a gift for a team in need.  This time last...

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    Should the Pirates Look Beyond Rendon and Cole?

    Should the Pirates consider someone other than Rendon or Cole? There have been a lot of concerns brought up about Anthony Rendon this year.  The Rice third baseman - or should I say designated hitter, since he hasn't played much third base this year - is hitting for a .350/.552/.552 line, with...

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    Weekend Draft Prospects Preview: 4/29-5/1

    Cole looks to rebound from two poor starts. Anthony Rendon and the Rice Owls are off this weekend, so it's only Gerrit Cole in action.  Here are the weekend links: -Perfect Game has a scouting report on Cole. -Beyond the Box Score recaps the debate between Rendon and Cole for the number...

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    2011 Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/26

    Rendon is still the number one prospect in the draft by Baseball America. Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages. ANTHONY RENDON Rendon had a big week this past week, going 5-for-14...

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    2011 Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/19

    Cole threw 122 pitches on Friday. Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages. ANTHONY RENDON Rendon went 3-for-12 this past week, with five walks and two stolen bases.  On the season he...

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    2011 Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/12

    Rendon was intentionally walked five times this weekend. Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages. ANTHONY RENDON I was at the ECU/Rice series this past weekend, watching Anthony Rendon in action.  Or...

  • 2011 Draft
    Interview with Anthony Rendon

    Rendon getting intentionally walked by ECU. This weekend I traveled down to Greenville, NC to watch Anthony Rendon and the Rice Owls take on the East Carolina University Pirates for a three game series.  After the game on Saturday I sat down with Rendon to discuss a variety of topics, such as...

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    Weekend Draft Prospects Preview 4/8-4/10

    I'll be covering Rendon live this weekend. At the start of the 2011 college baseball season, I went immediately to the Rice University schedule, trying to see if Anthony Rendon would be anywhere near me during the 2011 season.  Rice was playing Marshall (4 hours, 15 minutes away), but unfortunately the game...

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    2011 Draft Prospects Rundown: 4/5

    Here is a recap of how each of the top 2011 draft prospects did this past week.  Click on their names to go to their tracker pages. ANTHONY RENDON Rendon has walked in 38.2% of his plate appearances since Jeremy Rathjen went down for the season. Rendon went 6-for-13 this past week,...

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