All posts tagged "Drew Maggi"

  • Analysis
    Alen Hanson and His Potential Promotion

    Not since "Mmmm...Bop" has there been this much excitement about a Hanson.  Alen Hanson, the 19 year old shortstop of the West Virginia Power, has been the breakout star for the Pirates' minor league system in 2012.  He is also garnering national attention from prospect pundits such as Keith Law, Jim Callis, John...

  • Season Previews
    2012 Bradenton Marauders Season Preview

    Yesterday I previewed the 2012 West Virginia Power. Today the season previews continue with a look at the 2012 Bradenton Marauders. The Marauders will open the year with the top two prospects in the Pittsburgh Pirates' system: Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon. They will also feature Colton Cain and Alex Dickerson, who...

  • Season Recaps
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: Shortstop

    Cedeno put up strong defense in 2011. The Pittsburgh Pirates came in to the 2011 season looking for a long term option to emerge at the shortstop position.  They had signed Ronny Cedeno to a one year, $1.85 M deal, replacing his final year of arbitration.  The deal also included an option...

  • Transactions
    Drew Maggi Promoted to Bradenton

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted shortstop Drew Maggi from the West Virginia Power to the Bradenton Marauders.  The move comes at the end of the season, right when Bradenton will be moving to the Florida State League playoffs.  Maggi is hitting for a .267/.361/.357 line this year, with 32 stolen bases.  He...

  • Analysis
    The Bradenton Marauders Offense – Is it the park or the players?

    As we head into the final week of minor league baseball, the Bradenton Marauders hitters are comfortably leading the Florida State League in both batting average and OPS. They are also leading the league in runs scored and 3rd in homers. What I'm wondering though is if McKechnie Field is...

  • Prospect Reports
    West Virginia Power Player Reports 8/27/11

    Reports on Zack Von Rosenberg, Drew Maggi, Brooks Pounders, Elias Diaz, and Andy Vasquez.

  • Analysis
    Daily Prospect Profile: Drew Maggi

    Drew Maggi has shown some impressive speed in his short pro career. I've seen Drew Maggi a lot since he's been drafted, whether that was in State College in 2010 after he signed, in Spring Training before the 2011 season, and in West Virginia this year.  Throughout all of the times I've...

  • Prospect Reports
    West Virginia Wrap Up: Seven Games vs Lakewood

    I was able to see the West Virginia Power twice this year when they came to Lakewood. The first time they came in was for the three game series from June 9-11 and they took two of three. The starters for that series were Colton Cain, Jameson Taillon and Brandon Cumpton. The next...

  • Prospect Reports
    West Virginia Power 8/4 Report

    Last week, I took a mini-baseball vacation through Pennsylvania (and a one-day stop in West Virginia) to see three of the Pirates’ minor league affiliates as well as the big-league club. This is the last of three reports on the minor league teams. Also See: State College 7/31, Altoona 8/2 Thursday August 4...

  • Analysis
    Daily Prospect Profile: Andrew Maggi

    Maggi is hitting for a .367/.457/.532 line in June. A lot of attention has been paid to the upper level shortstops (Chase d'Arnaud and Jordy Mercer) this season, but what about one guy at the lower levels who has really been on fire lately?  I'm talking about Andrew Maggi, the 15th round...

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