Pirate City Notes: Buddy Borden, Chad Kuhl, Erich Weiss, JaCoby Jones
Mar20

Pirate City Notes: Buddy Borden, Chad Kuhl, Erich Weiss, JaCoby Jones

The A-ball teams were in action at Pirate City today, playing the Toronto Blue Jays farm system. The highlights were 2013 draft picks Buddy Borden and Chad Kuhl pitching four innings each, along with Jeff Locke and Mark Melancon getting some work in, with each pitcher throwing two innings to start the game. Here are some notes from the day’s action. Tim Williams **I was mostly focused on Buddy Borden today, as this was the first...

Read More
2013 Jamestown Jammers Season Recap and Top 10 Prospects
Oct25

2013 Jamestown Jammers Season Recap and Top 10 Prospects

The 2013 season was the first year for the Pirates in Jamestown, after ending their relationship with the State College Spikes over the 2012-13 off-season. Jamestown featured a lot of talented young players this year, although the makeup was a bit different from what State College was used to seeing. The pitchers were still young, but many of them were right out of college, rather than high school players from the previous...

Read More
Baseball America Releases Pirates Draft Report Card
Oct22

Baseball America Releases Pirates Draft Report Card

Last week Baseball America released their draft ratings, and graded the Pirates 2013 draft as the best in baseball. Yesterday they released their Pirates draft report card, looking at the best players from this specific draft. I’ll let you check out the link above for the individual reports. Below is the rundown of each player, with some thoughts below. Best Pure Hitter: Austin Meadows (1st round) Best Power Hitter: JaCoby Jones...

Read More
Prospect Watch: Dodson and the Marauders Flirt With No Hitter, Win on Triple Play
Aug11

Prospect Watch: Dodson and the Marauders Flirt With No Hitter, Win on Triple Play

Top Pitcher: Zack Dodson, Top Hitter: Justin Howard, HR: Justin Howard, Danny Collins, Michael Fransoso

Read More
Prospect Watch: Jameson Taillon Gets Hammered; Blake Taylor Makes His Debut
Jul14

Prospect Watch: Jameson Taillon Gets Hammered; Blake Taylor Makes His Debut

Top Pitcher: John Kuchno, Top Hitter: Brian Bocock, HR: Jared Goedert, Felix Pie, Brian Bocock (2), Jeff Larish, Danny Collins

Read More
Page 1 of 41234