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

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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

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Top Performers: Harold Ramirez Is on Fire; Reese McGuire Has Strong Debut
Jul08

Top Performers: Harold Ramirez Is on Fire; Reese McGuire Has Strong Debut

Below are the top Runs Created* totals in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The rankings include every hitter who had an at-bat for a Pirates’ minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the hitter has prospect eligibility. Players who spent time at different levels are counted multiple times, once for each level, rather than combining their stats. Notes on the...

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Prospect Trends: Some Lower Level Players Start Off Well
Jun28

Prospect Trends: Some Lower Level Players Start Off Well

It’s getting a little late in the year for breakout performances in the full season leagues, and the guys who are going to get off-track have probably mostly done it by now. Still, there are a couple of power hitters who are stepping up their games at the upper levels, and a few players at the short-season levels are off to good enough starts to make them worth some attention. The Good Andrew Lambo, 1B/OF (AAA): I put Lambo on this...

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Danny Collins and Barrett Barnes Win Player of the Week Awards
Jun25

Danny Collins and Barrett Barnes Win Player of the Week Awards

Danny Collins and Barrett Barnes have both won player of the week awards in their respective leagues. Barnes was named the South Atlantic Player of the Week, while Collins was named the New York-Penn League Player of the Week. Barnes hit .350 with two homers and nine RBIs in four games. The SAL had a shortened week due to the All-Star break. Barnes came up big in one game, homering twice, which fueled his chances of winning the award....

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