Draft Prospect Watch: Familiar Name Moving Up Draft Ranks
Mar16

Draft Prospect Watch: Familiar Name Moving Up Draft Ranks

After a busy Friday night that saw some great pitching match-ups, we took a look at the top college hitters on Saturday and how they have fared through the first two days of the weekend. Today we wrap-up the weekend and take a look at the progress of some former Pirates picks, including one that may be working himself into the first round. The 2014 draft begins on June 5th. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the 24th pick in the first round...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Aaron Brown Looks Good On Mound And At Plate
Mar02

Draft Prospect Watch: Aaron Brown Looks Good On Mound And At Plate

Sunday wraps up the weekend for college baseball and we saw some strong pitching on Friday night, followed by a lot of the big bats making noise on Saturday. Today we take a look at some final weekend results, including two top college relief pitchers and check up on some former Pittsburgh Pirates draft picks. The 2014 draft begins on June 5th. The Pirates have the 24th pick in the first round this year.  For more information on the...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Turner and Rodon Make Debuts
Feb16

Draft Prospect Watch: Turner and Rodon Make Debuts

The first weekend of the college baseball season wrapped up on Sunday with the best pitcher in the country struggling a bit in his debut. Throughout the season, leading up to the 2014 amateur draft on June 5th, we will cover the players that fall into the Pittsburgh Pirates range when they make their first round selection with the 25th overall pick. You can find our four-part preview of the draft here.  Yesterday, we recapped the...

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Baseball America Releases Pirates Draft Report Card
Oct22

Baseball America Releases Pirates Draft Report Card

Last week Baseball America released their draft ratings, and graded the Pirates 2013 draft as the best in baseball. Yesterday they released their Pirates draft report card, looking at the best players from this specific draft. I’ll let you check out the link above for the individual reports. Below is the rundown of each player, with some thoughts below. Best Pure Hitter: Austin Meadows (1st round) Best Power Hitter: JaCoby Jones...

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Draft Day Three Recap: Ten Players to Highlight the Day Three Picks

In my day three preview I pointed out how the Pittsburgh Pirates have gotten some good value prospects on day three of the draft, taking people like Casey Sadler, Phil Irwin, and Adalberto Santos after the 20th round. The problem with that approach is that you don’t always know those guys will be prospects. Sure, you might like those guys due to their numbers, stuff, or whatever other reason. But it’s just as easy to...

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