All posts tagged "Alen Hanson"

  • Analysis
    Prospect Trends: Hanson’s Getting It in Gear While Pimentel’s Going the Other Way

    Lambo's gone deep eight times in May. Photo Credit: David Hague The farm system as a whole has been in something of a slump for a week or so, but a couple of former prospects are showing some power at the upper levels and one of the team's top prospects is overcoming...

  • Analysis
    Stetson Allie, Matt Hague, and Alen Hanson Win Player of the Week Awards

    Stetson Allie was named the SAL player of the week for the second time this season. Yesterday I posted the weekly top performers, with Stetson Allie and Matt Hague leading the group of hitters over the last week. Both players also led their individual leagues and were recognized with Player of the...

  • Top Performers
    Top Performers: Stetson Allie Mashes His Way to the Top

    Below are the top Runs Created* totals in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The rankings include every hitter who had an at-bat for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the hitter has prospect eligibility. Players who spent time at...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Gregory Polanco and Alen Hanson Combine For Eight Hits

    Top Pitcher: David Bromberg, Top Hitter: Gregory Polanco, HR: Andrew Lambo, Jarek Cunningham, Charlie Cutler, Justin Howard, Gregory Polanco, Elias Diaz, Dan Grovatt

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: Some Tough Questions to Answer in the Upcoming Prospect Rankings

    A question I get a lot these days is “why isn’t Stetson Allie in your top 20?” The answer is that we don’t update the top 20 until after the MLB draft. The rankings that we display on the Prospect Watch each night are the pre-season rankings. There have been a few...

  • Analysis
    After a Rough Start, Alen Hanson Has Done a Complete 180

    Alen Hanson has done a complete 180 both offensively and defensively since being benched for a few games in April. Ground balls are supposed to lead to easy outs. When you see a routine grounder hit to shortstop, you expect an out. There's usually no feeling that the play could go wrong....

  • Top Performers
    Top Performers: Do the Pirates Have Anything With Felix Pie?

    Below are the top Runs Created* totals in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The rankings include every hitter who had an at-bat for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the hitter has prospect eligibility. Players who spent time at...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Big Days From Pie and Carroll, Pimentel Struggles Again

    Top Pitcher: Eliecer Navarro, Top Hitter: Felix Pie, HR: Brett Carroll (2), Ivan De Jesus

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Tony Sanchez Hitting For Power; Alen Hanson Hits First Homer

    Top Pitcher: Joely Rodriguez, Top Hitter: Tony Sanchez, HR: Tony Sanchez, Alen Hanson

  • International News
    Early Preview of the 2013 International Signing Class, Pirates Not In On Top Names

    On Baseball America this afternoon, Ben Badler posted his list of Ten International Prospects To Watch. It is a subscribers only article, but don't worry if you don't subscribe, yet want to know who the Pittsburgh Pirates are linked to among that group, he doesn't mention them once. In most years, that...

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