2010 Draft Prospects Rundown 2/22

Division I baseball kicked off the regular season this weekend, which means we saw the debut of several top draft prospects.  Bryce Harper has already been playing at the JuCo level this season, and he also played a few games over the weekend, wrapping up the first portion of the schedule at the College of Southern Nevada.  Here is a recap of how each player did this weekend.  You can click on their name to go to their...

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2010 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Prospects Preview

If there’s one thing we learned in 2009, it’s this: predicting the approach this management team will take in the draft is impossible.  In 2008 the Pirates selected Pedro Alvarez, who was the top rated prospect in the draft.  In the second round they took Tanner Scheppers, who fell from a top 10 ranking to the second round due to injury concerns, and ended up not signing because of those same concerns.  The Pirates also...

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Pirates Videos, 2010 Draft Prospects, Willy Garcia, Player Pages

A few notes before I call it a night: -Jennifer Langosch has some YouTube videos up of the Pirates’ Spring Training workouts, along with some information, including a tour of the DR facility.  Good stuff there, so check it out. -Bryce Harper went 1 for 3 tonight.  Southern Nevada has three more games of tournament play this weekend before taking a short break.  They return March 5th for the conference games, which...

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Spring Training Begins

Pitchers and catchers officially reported today, and we already have some updates from this morning. -The official Pirates Twitter account reports that Akinori Iwamura has arrived at Pirate City. -Rob Biertempfel reports that Jose Tabata didn’t have any visa issues, and is already in camp. -Biertempfel also reported that Neil Walker caught Zach Duke’s quick session this morning.  Biertempfel mentioned in his post at...

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Baseball America 2010 Draft Preview

Baseball America has released their pre-season college top 100 rankings, along with some other draft content to follow.  That other content includes an article on why Bryce Harper is no lock to go number one in 2010, and the top 50 college draft prospects by class.  They also have a top 32 rankings, which includes high school players.  All four articles are subscription articles, and I highly recommend a subscription to...

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