Update on Logan Pevny and Bryton Trepagnier

On Saturday I broke the news that 49th round draft pick Logan Pevny had signed with the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Paul Dottino has more on the signing at NorthJersey.com, including the following notes: -The Pirates will pay Pevny for four years at a state college when he is done playing baseball-Pevny just made the switch from shortstop to pitcher last year-Pevny says that scouts have clocked his fastball as high as 92 MPH, and...

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Pirates sign Logan Pevny

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed 49th round pick Logan Pevny, a prep pitcher out of West Milford high school.  Pevny, a 6′ 3″, 190 pound right hander, had a commitment to Farleigh Dickinson University, although the dismissal of FDU’s head coach played an important role in Pevny signing with the Pirates. Pevny had a 4.59 ERA in 32 innings, with 49 strikeouts.  His fastball regularly reaches the high-80s....

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Pirates sign Matt Curry

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed first baseman Matt Curry, although the move has not been officially announced by the team yet.  Curry signed today, according to a trusted source.  The signing of Curry isn’t a big surprise, as he is a college senior, with his college, TCU, recently being eliminated from the College World Series. Curry, a first baseman, was rated the #65 prospect in the state of Texas by Baseball...

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Pirates sign Casey Sadler and Cliff Archibald

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed two more draft picks, 25th round pick Casey Sadler, and 36th round pick Cliff Archibald, according to Jennifer Langosch.  Langosch also confirms the signing of 31st round pick Jason Townsend, who was reported signed over the weekend. Sadler, a right handed pitcher out of Western Oklahoma State, was rated the 23rd best prospect in the 2010 draft out of Oklahoma by Baseball America.  The...

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Pirates sign Jason Townsend

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed their 31st round draft pick, right handed pitcher Jason Townsend, according to the Albany Herald (link via Bucs Dugout).  Townsend is a junior from Alabama, after transferring from Chipola Junior College, where he played his freshman and sophomore seasons. Townsend made 21 appearances in 2010 with Alabama, with two starts mixed in. Townsend had a 6.25 ERA in 36 innings, with a 36:23 K/BB ratio,...

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