Top 10 Pitchers: The 2013 Tyler Glasnow Makes an Appearance
Jun02

Top 10 Pitchers: The 2013 Tyler Glasnow Makes an Appearance

Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The top ten scores are highlighted in the write-up below. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates’ minor league affiliate, with no limitations on whether the starting pitcher has prospect eligibility. *Game Score is a stat created by Bill James used to determine how good a pitcher’s outing really...

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Prospect Highlights: Gregory Polanco Shows Off Defense and Speed
Jun02

Prospect Highlights: Gregory Polanco Shows Off Defense and Speed

Indianapolis put up a game highlight video that shows off a couple of Gregory Polanco’s strengths, fielding and running. He makes a nice shoestring catch early in the video, then steals third base a couple highlights later. The video starts with a three-run bomb from Matt Hague, who has suddenly become a power threat with his seven homers. A couple highlights from Altoona’s games over the weekend that went up too late for...

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Adrian Sampson is the Pirates Prospects Pitcher of the Month For May
Jun01

Adrian Sampson is the Pirates Prospects Pitcher of the Month For May

Each week we run our “Top Performers” series, looking at the best pitchers and hitters from the previous week. We also recap each month in order to award the Pitcher and Player of the month.¬†Below are the average pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the month of May. The rankings include every pitcher who made at least four starts for a Pirates’ minor league affiliate, with no...

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Prospect Watch: Adrian Sampson Leads a Great Night of Pitching; JaCoby Jones Grand Slam
May30

Prospect Watch: Adrian Sampson Leads a Great Night of Pitching; JaCoby Jones Grand Slam

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today. ¬†Note that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors (Stolmy Pimentel #13). If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the bottom of the list. If a player is out for the season (Jameson Taillon #2, Clay Holmes #12), he will be removed and everyone below him...

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Minor League Schedule: Adrian Sampson Has Been Tough At Home This Season
May29

Minor League Schedule: Adrian Sampson Has Been Tough At Home This Season

Today’s Starters: Casey Sadler, Adrian Sampson, John Kuchno, Shane Carle

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