Interview with Barrett Phillips

The Pittsburgh Pirates signed left handed pitcher Barrett Phillips as a non-drafted free agent late last year, with Phillips making his debut this year with the GCL Pirates.  Phillips, who turned 20 in late June, had a surprising season for a non-drafted free agent, posting a 2.63 ERA in 37.2 innings with a 7.4 K/9 ratio and a 1.9 BB/9 ratio, which combined as one of the best stat lines from the 2010 GCL pitching staff. Phillips was...

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Interview with Tyler Cox

The Pittsburgh Pirates drafted Tyler Cox in the 35th round in the 2008 draft.  Cox, a left handed pitcher, started off in the GCL, with a 1.79 ERA in 45.1 innings, both as a starter and as a reliever.  Cox started the 2009 season in West Virginia, but after posting a 10.25 ERA in 26.1 innings, with a 5.8 K/9 and a 4.1 BB/9, Cox was demoted to State College.  There, he posted a 3.93 ERA, a 7.0 K/9, and a 1.8 BB/9 ratio...

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Interview with Casey Erickson

Recently I was given the opportunity to interview Pittsburgh Pirates pitching prospect Casey Erickson.  Erickson was acquired by the Pirates in June 2009 in the Eric Hinske trade, which also brought catching prospect Eric Fryer.  The Pirates agreed to pay the rest of Hinske’s 2009 salary to the New York Yankees to get Erickson and Fryer in the deal. Erickson posted a 1.17 ERA after the trade in 38.1 innings, with a...

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Wiki Updates

I made a few updates to the BUCCO Fans.com Wiki today. A few of the updates are things that are already on the site, such as the list of prospect interviews and prospect video recaps. One new thing is the BUCCO Fans.com Calendar. This features the upcoming schedule for the site (like the dates for the countdown of the Top 50 Prospects), along with important MLB dates, like the Winter Meetings, Rule 5 Draft, when arbitration figures...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Prospect Interviews

The complete archive of Pirates Prospects interviews by Pittsburgh Pirates prospects: Pirates Personnel Neal Huntington/Frank Coonelly Frank Coonelly Jim Benedict Part One Part Two Neal Huntington Part One Part Two Jeff Johnson Current Pirates Players Matt Benedict Victor Black Evan Chambers Tyler Cox Matt Curry Chase d’Arnaud Kawika Emsley-Pai Matt Hague Brock Holt Phillip Irwin Mike Jefferson Nick Kingham Chris Lashmet Brian...

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