Draft Prospect Watch: Two Triples And A Homer For J.D. Davis
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Draft Prospect Watch: Two Triples And A Homer For J.D. Davis

On Saturday night in college baseball, we take a look at some of the top hitters as they get their season started. From now until the 2014 amateur draft, which begins on June 5th, we will follow the players that look like they could end up in the Pittsburgh Pirates range when they make their first selection with the 25th overall pick. Yesterday, we took a look at FSU starter Luke Weaver and some other potential first round picks that...

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Draft Day Two Preview: Any Reason to Create Extra Slot Money?

Today is day two of the 2013 MLB draft. Day two consists of rounds three through ten. Last year the Pirates went with the best available players through the fifth round of the draft, then turned to signability picks in the 6-10 rounds to create money for Mark Appel. They ended up using that money on 16th-18th round picks Max Moroff, Hayden Hurst, and John Kuchno. This year there isn’t any reason to create slot space…yet....

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Draft Prospect Watch: Former Pirates Picks and Where They Could Go

Yesterday, we posted the Pirates Podcast interview with Jim Callis from Baseball America. He discussed some of the former Pittsburgh Pirates draft picks that didn’t sign and will be eligible to be drafted again this year. There are some pretty big names on that list that should all go in the top ten rounds. Among them are a handful of pitchers from 2010, Jason Hursh, Austin Kubitza, Dame Kime and Kent Emanuel. There is also...

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Draft Prospect Watch: High School Notes, Former Picks And Second Round Possibilities

The 14th weekend of college wrapped up with a light schedule on Sunday, so today we take a look at some of the college pitchers rated just below the top group. We also check out how some former Pirates draft picks are doing, as well as a few notes on some of the better HS players in this draft. For most teams, this is the last weekend of their regular season and they start conference tournament play next week. Check out the draft...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Gray Dominant, Bryant Homers

The tenth weekend of college baseball kicked off today, with a big-time match-up between one of the top college pitchers and hitters. It’s also Friday night, which means some of the best pitchers in this draft class are on the mound. ┬áThese players, and many others, have less than two months to impress scouts in advance of the draft. Check out the schedule for this weekend here. Check out the draft preview posted here and the...

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