All posts tagged "Clay Holmes"

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 7/19/12

    Tonight’s probables features five pitchers that were listed among our top 23 prospects to start the season, including the players in the top two spots, Jameson Taillon and Gerrit Cole. West Virginia was off yesterday. They resume their schedule tonight, beginning a four game series at home. Bradenton’s game last night was...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 7/14/12

    Top prospect Gerrit Cole, will make his first start in 12 days due to the Eastern League All-Star break and his one inning appearance in the Futures Game. Bradenton was rained out yesterday. They will play a doubleheader today consisting of two 7-inning games. No starter for game two of the doubleheader...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 7/8/12

    Indianapolis is playing their last game before three days off for the International League All-Star break. Top pitching prospects, Jameson Taillon and Gerrit Cole will participate in the Futures Game, played tonight at 5pm. The GCL Pirates and both DSL teams are off today. All five probable pitchers for today are right-handers....

  • Prospect Reports
    Clay Holmes Labors In Third Start Of Pro Career

    The State College Spikes lost 5-3 to the Batavia Muckdogs on Monday night, their first home defeat of the season. Starting pitcher Clay Holmes wasn’t as sharp as his previous two scoreless outings, and several sloppy plays cost the Spikes throughout the game. In addition, the team managed only five hits, all...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 7/2/12

    Both Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon will start tonight, making it the first time both players started on the same night. The two top prospects in the Pirates system were selected to represent the organization in the Futures Game played this upcoming Sunday during All-Star weekend. Bradenton had a doubleheader yesterday, while the...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 6/27/12

    Bradenton plays a morning game today, with Jameson Taillon finally get his turn on the mound. Indianapolis plays an early afternoon game today. They currently sit in first place in their division, 8.5 games ahead of second place Columbus. The GCL Pirates had a doubleheader wiped out due to rain yesterday. A...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Clay Holmes Pro Debut, No Bunts For Barnes

    The Pittsburgh Pirates gave Clay Holmes a $1.2 M signing bonus to break his commitment to Auburn last year. The bonus was a record for a ninth round pick, and is tied for the biggest bonus in Pirates’ history outside of the third round. The right-handed pitcher signed close to the deadline,...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 6/22/12

    Two days after Gerrit Cole made his AA debut, and one day after Luis Heredia made his season debut for State College, Clay Holmes will pitch his first professional game for State College. He signed for $1.2mil after being picked in the ninth round of the 2011 amateur draft. A full recap...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Clayton Holmes and Jake Burnette Off to Strong Starts

    Clayton Holmes For the last few years the Pittsburgh Pirates have gone heavy on the over-slot deals for high school pitching prospects. Last year was no different, with two of the big signings being seventh rounder Jake Burnette and ninth rounder Clayton Holmes. Burnette received a $550 K over-slot deal, while Holmes...

  • Analysis
    Clayton Holmes: Sleeper Prospect

    Clayton Holmes is Keith Law's sleeper pick to break in to the top 100 next year. As part of his 2012 preview of the top prospects in baseball, Keith Law has released his sleeper prospects for all 30 teams. Yesterday he released his top 100 prospects list. Five Pirates prospects were on...

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