All posts tagged "Bryton Trepagnier"

  • First Pitch
    First Pitch: A Few Cases of Increased Velocity, and the More Important Skill

    Today I wrapped up the West Virginia Power 2012 season recap. The three lowest levels in the farm system are now complete, which covers a lot of the young pitchers in the system. It also covers a lot of the guys who fall under the "projectable frame" category. You might see that...

  • Season Recaps
    State College Spikes 2012 Season Recap: Pitchers

    In the past, State College has been known as "The Fastball Academy". The Pirates have sent young pitchers here to focus on their fastball command, learning how to throw on a downward plane, and move the pitch to the inside and outside corners of the plate. There was always a focus on...

  • Season Recaps
    GCL Pirates 2012 Season Recap: Pitchers

    The Gulf Coast League is one of the most pitcher friendly leagues in the minors. The parks are huge, and the weather can be brutal, playing at noon every day in Florida during some of the most humid months of the year. For pitchers, that can lead to very strong numbers, even...

  • Transactions
    Minor Moves: Cole Officially Promoted; Restocking Indianapolis

    The Pirates called up five players today, which led to roster shuffling in the upper levels of the minors to fill those empty spots in Indianapolis. **Gerrit Cole was officially promoted to Indianapolis to make his Triple-A debut tonight. **Kris Johnson was also promoted to Indianapolis. **Miguel Perez and Logan Kensing were...

  • Analysis
    2011 GCL Pirates Preview: Pitchers

    The GCL Pirates began their season on Monday.  Below is a look at the pitchers who will start the year on the 2011 GCL roster.  Also, be sure to check out our preview of the position players. Luis Heredia Heredia is the top prospect for the GCL Pirates. The 16 year old...

  • Analysis
    Bryton Trepagnier Video From Pirate City

    Trepagnier threw a simulated game at Pirate City yesterday. Yesterday I posted video of Stetson Allie working a simulated game at Pirate City.  Allie was rotating with Bryton Trepagnier, who was the 41st round pick by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2010.  Trepagnier is a tall pitcher with a projectable frame, at 6'...

  • Analysis
    A Tale of Projectability

    We often hear about "projectability" with young pitchers.  The idea is that a tall, skinny kid will add velocity to his frame as he fills out and matures.  Often it seems that every tall, skinny kid has projectability.  However, not every player with projectability will end up throwing in the upper 90s....

  • Analysis
    Bucs sign two more draft picks

    Tim Williams at BuccoFans.com reports that the Pirates have signed two more draftees, 49th rounder Logan Pevny and 41st rounder Bryton Trepagnier.

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