2011 Bradenton Marauders Preview: The Outfield

Yesterday I previewed the 2011 Bradenton Marauders infield, looking at players who could open the season with the Pittsburgh Pirates’ high-A affiliate, and looking at players who could make the jump from the lower levels later in the season.  Today we’ll look at the outfield, again looking at all of the possibile players who could play in Bradenton this season. 2010 Prospects The Pirates will promote two of their top...

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Changes at the Top — Impact of the Pirates’ Draft

The Pirates’ 2010 draft signings changed the profile of their farm system in a hurry.  Earlier in the season, the system had graduated several top prospects in Pedro Alvarez, Jose Tabata and Brad Lincoln, as well as Neil Walker, who’s suddenly re-emerged as one of the organization’s best young talents.  We’ve each taken a look, in the form of top ten prospect lists, at how the system stands now. Tim 1.         Jameson Taillon, RHP 2....

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Pirates sign Grovatt

The Pirates have signed 11th round draft pick Dan Grovatt.

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Pirates sign Dan Grovatt

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed 11th round draft pick Dan Grovatt, according to The Daily Progress (h/t to epoc on OBN for the link).  Grovatt, an outfielder from the University of Virginia, was originally asking for third round money, although terms of his signing weren’t released. The Pirates made concessions to allow Grovatt to finish his education over the next few years, attending college during the fall.  He won’t...

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