Draft Preview: Focusing In On Certain Players

The 2013 MLB draft begins exactly three weeks from today and the Pittsburgh Pirates pick twice early on, 9th and 14th overall. By now, we are hearing mock drafts almost daily, especially from some of the bigger names in the industry, so we are getting a slightly better idea of who the Pirates might pick. A lot has changed since the beginning of the season and three weeks in the draft business is still a long time. For the schedule...

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Keith Law Posts Mock Draft, New Name Associated With Pirates

Keith Law has posted his first mock draft for insiders(subscription required) and he has a surprising new name linked to the Pittsburgh Pirates, first baseman DJ Peterson from New Mexico. Peterson has been discussed here daily in the draft recaps and he has had some huge weeks. The problem is, that he is a righty/righty first baseman, who plays in a huge offense ballpark, so not only is he not an ideal fit for PNC Park, his numbers...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Could Frazier or Meadows Drop To Pirates?

The 12th weekend of college baseball kicked off today and it’s Friday night, which means some of the best pitchers in this draft class were on the mound tonight.  These players, and many others, have just over a month to impress scouts in advance of the draft. Check out the schedule for this weekend here. Check out the draft preview posted here and the recap of the 11th week’s action here. Just a reminder, the Pirates pick...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Strong Pitching All Around

The 11th weekend of college baseball kicked off yesterday, with some injury news and a top pitcher getting his start pushed back to Saturday due to weather. Tonight was all about pitching, including a couple players who looked like they were sliding out of the first round possibly, turned it around and put up strong performances. Check out the schedule for this weekend here. Check out the draft preview posted here and the recap of the...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Stanek Throws Eight Shutout Innings

The eighth weekend of college baseball started up today, marking the halfway point of the college baseball season. Three of the top batters in this draft class returned from injuries tonight. These players, and many others, have exactly two months more to impress scouts in advance of the draft. The schedule for the top college players this weekend can be found here. Check out the draft preview posted here and the recap of the...

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