Keith Law Now Going With David Dahl

UPDATE 1:48 PM: Law now says that David Dahl is the pick, assuming Almora and Zunino are gone. In his final mock draft, Keith Law has the Pittsburgh Pirates taking Arizona State shortstop Deven Marrero. However, the pick isn’t a lock, as Law notes. He mentions that they’re linked to Max Fried, Lucas Giolito, Chris Stratton, and David Dahl. All of this assumes that Albert Almora and Mike Zunino are off the board. Law had...

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Draft Notes: Marrero, Zunino, DeCarlo

Some afternoon draft notes as I take a break from writing up my draft rankings article. Hat tip to Bucs Dugout and our own Matt Bandi for pointing out a few of these. **A few conflicting reports on Deven Marrero. Dejan Kovacevic mentions in his chat today that the Pirates will not take Marrero. Keith Law was asked about Dejan’s comment in his chat, and said this was incorrect. Law has been saying that Marrero isn’t a lock,...

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Deven Marrero Has a Strong Second Half, But Is It Enough?

First impressions can really hurt sometimes. Deven Marrero entered the year as a consensus top five prospect. In my early draft preview last September he seemed like a lock to be a top three pick. He had the defense and the ability to stick at shortstop, which is something that is extremely undervalued. He wasn’t doing much with the bat, although he showed some potential to at least hit enough to make it in the majors, doing...

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Pirates to Take a Hitter in the Draft?

Jim Callis has been busy on Twitter today with draft talk for all teams. When asked who he thinks the Pirates will take, he mentioned a hitter, and that he keeps hearing Deven Marrero, but that he could see Albert Almora or Mike Zunino. I think there’s a good chance Almora could be there, Marrero definitely would be there, and it would be a gift if Zunino somehow fell to eighth overall. On Marrero, Callis said he’d still...

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Keith Law’s Mock Draft is Latest to Have Marrero Going to Pirates

Keith Law released his first mock draft of the year today. With the eighth overall pick, Law has Deven Marrero going to the Pirates. That’s the same as Baseball America’s mock draft last week. In the top seven picks, Law had Mark Appel, Byron Buxton, Lucas Giolito, Kevin Gausman, Mike Zunino, Albert Almora, and Carlos Correa, in order. The big surprise there was that he had Kyle Zimmer falling to 14th, citing...

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