All posts tagged "Eric Wood"

  • Analysis
    Prospect Trends: Some Fast Starts for West Virginia Hitters

    Allie's fast start has stirred much talk The season’s first two weeks have produced some noteworthy performances in the Pirates’ farm system, both good and bad. It’s way too early to start drawing any conclusions from these performances, but it’s not too early to scope out some players who’ll be interesting to...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Cole Improves, Sanchez Heating Up, and Allie Stays Hot

    Top Pitcher: Robby Rowland, Top Hitter: Stetson Allie, HR: Tony Sanchez, Stetson Allie

  • Top Performers
    Top Performers: Stetson Allie’s Power Wasn’t the Most Impressive Thing This Week

    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...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Perfect Night For Herrera, Two More Homers From Allie

    Top Hitter: Dilson Herrera, Top Pitcher: Stolmy Pimentel, HR: Brett Carroll, Brandon Inge, Stetson Allie (2), Eric Wood, Dilson Herrera, Raul Fortunato

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Taillon Strikes Out Ten, Bell and Allie Continue Hot Hitting

    Top Pitcher: Jameson Taillon, Top Hitter: Josh Bell, HR: Willy Garcia, Stetson Allie, Eric Wood

  • Season Previews
    Is West Virginia Primed For Another Year of Breakout Players?

    I don't like same-organization player comps. I think they're lazy, and provide a very limited view. Yet we see them all the time. When the Pirates have a left-handed pitching prospect, he's just the next Zach Duke or Paul Maholm. The only reason he's compared to those players is because that's the...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Josh Bell Has Been Working Out at IMG Academy

    Josh Bell attended the IMG Academy this off-season with Andrew McCutchen, Pedro Alvarez, and Neil Walker. The 2012 season was supposed to be the first full pro season for top outfield prospect Josh Bell. Instead, the outfielder went down early in the season with a knee injury. After undergoing MCL surgery, he...

  • Season Recaps
    State College Spikes 2012 Season Recap: Hitters

    The Spikes didn't have many standout young hitting prospects. Most of the younger prospects skipped over State College this year and went directly to West Virginia. Alen Hanson, Gregory Polanco, Jose Osuna, and Willy Garcia all played in the GCL last year, and a few of them stopped briefly in State College...

  • Season Recaps
    GCL Pirates 2012 Season Recap: Top Prospects

    Complete GCL Coverage The Hitters The Pitchers Top Prospects When rating prospects this low in the minors, it's all about potential. These players are so far off that it's impossible to come up with player comps, or a range for their ceiling and floor in the majors. Some of these players might...

  • Season Recaps
    GCL Pirates 2012 Season Recap: Hitters

    The Gulf Coast League is one of the most pitcher friendly leagues in the minors. The parks are huge, and the weather can be brutal, playing at noon every day in Florida during some of the most humid months of the year. That's one thing to keep in mind when looking at...

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