A Tale of Projectability

4 years ago

We often hear about “projectability” with young pitchers.  The idea is that a tall, skinny kid will add velocity ...

Gerrit Cole Tracker

4 years ago

GERRIT COLE SP, UCLA Age: 20 Born: September 8, 1990 Height: 6′ 4″ Weight: 215 Bats: Right Throws: Right ...

Matt Purke Tracker

4 years ago

MATT PURKE SP, Texas Christian University Age: 20 Born: July 17, 1990 Height: 6′ 3″ Weight: 175 Bats: Left ...

Tyler Waldron Video Recap

4 years ago

Tyler Waldron was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 5th round of the 2010 draft, signing for a ...

Interview with Phillip Irwin

4 years ago

The Pirates drafted Phillip Irwin in the 21st round of the 2009 draft out of Mississippi.  Irwin signed quickly, ...

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