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: Draft Notes And Former Pirates Picks

Conference tournaments wrap up today in college, as teams try to secure a spot to the NCAA World Series. For some players on our draft watchlist, their season has come to a close already. For others, they are just beginning the most important games of their year. Not a ton of games on the schedule today, with just 11 more days before the draft takes place. We take a look at the college hitters still playing today and some former...

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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: Manaea Throws Six Shutout Innings

The eighth weekend of college baseball wrapped up today. These players listed below, and many others, have exactly two months more to impress scouts in advance of the draft. Check out the draft preview posted here and the recap of the seventh week’s action here. Just a reminder, the Pirates pick #9 and #14 in this year’s June amateur draft, so for the duration of the college season, leading up to draft day, we are...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Shipley Added To Mix

The seventh weekend of college baseball started a day earlier this week, with many teams taking off today due to Easter. As you will see below, a pitcher we have briefly mentioned here a few times in the past, has worked his way into top ten consideration. Check out the draft preview posted here and the recap of the sixth week’s action here. Just a reminder, the Pirates pick #9 and #14 in this year’s June amateur draft, so...

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