All posts tagged "Dalton Friend"

  • Transactions
    Pirates Release Four Minor League Pitchers

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have released four minor league pitchers, Pirates Prospects has learned. They are lefty pitchers...

  • Season Recaps
    State College Spikes 2012 Season Recap: Top Prospects

    Complete State College Coverage The Hitters The Pitchers Top Prospects Top 10 Prospects 1. Luis Heredia 2. Clay Holmes 3. Barrett Barnes 4. Adrian Sampson 5. Jake Burnette 6. Joely Rodriguez 7. Tyler Gaffney 8. Jason Creasy 9. Dalton Friend 10. Jacob Stallings   Tier 1: Heredia, Holmes Luis Heredia: Luis Heredia...

  • 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...

  • Prospect Reports
    Tyler Glasnow Hits 96 MPH in State College Spikes Debut

    The Spikes rallied to a 5-4 11th inning victory on a walk-off single by pinch-hitter Sammy Gonzalez earlier tonight against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers.  2011 5th round draft pick Tyler Glasnow made his State College debut tonight and impressed with four solid innings of work.  He surrendered two runs, but both were...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: 8/30/12

    Luis Heredia will start tonight during State College’s doubleheader. It will likely be the next to last start of the season for Heredia, with six more days left in SC’s schedule after today. The second game of West Virginia’s doubleheader yesterday was suspended in the third inning. They will resume the game,...

  • 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...

  • 2012 Draft
    Pirates Reportedly Agree to Terms with 12th Round Pick

    According to this article from the Rolla Daily News, the Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with 12th round draft pick Dalton Friend.  The 6' 3", 230lb left-handed pitcher played for Jefferson College (JUCO) in 2012 and had signed a national letter of intent with Texas Tech for next season. No terms...

  • 2012 Draft
    Rounds 11-15: A Contingency Plan For Appel?

    The new Collective Bargaining Agreement punishes teams with harsh penalties if they go over their total bonus pool. The bonus pool is made up of picks in rounds 1-10. However, that doesn’t mean teams are free to spend after the tenth round. Picks in rounds 11-40 are capped off at $100,000. Any...

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