Draft Prospect Watch: Bryant Goes Deep Again

The third weekend of college baseball wrapped up today and for one top prospect, his stock stayed the same because his team’s entire weekend was snowed out. Check out the draft preview posted here and the recap of the second¬†week’s action here. Just a reminder, the Pirates pick #9 and #14 in this year’s June amateur draft, so for the duration of the college season, leading up to draft day, we are following the...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Bryant Hits First Homer

On the last day of the second weekend of College baseball, the top two third baseman in the draft take center stage. We also catch up with some recent former Pirates draft picks that decided to go to college. For a primer of the Draft Prospect Watch, check out the draft preview posted here and also the recap of the first week’s action here. Just a reminder, the Pirates pick #9 and #14 in this year’s June amateur draft, so...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Austin Wilson Suffers Minor Injury

During the regular season, leading up to the 2013 Amateur Draft, we will provide a nightly recap of the day’s action, covering potential draft picks for the Pittsburgh Pirates as well as following the progress of interesting unsigned picks from previous years. The Pirates have the ninth and 14th picks in the first round this year, so the focus for now will be played ranked in that range. ¬†Our draft preview page, with links for...

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Pirates Have a Lot of Over-Slot Options and Not a Lot to Spend

The Pittsburgh Pirates didn’t shy away from the potential of spending money in the 2012 draft. With the new bonus pools in place to restrict spending, and harsh penalties if teams go over their total allotment, it was a big question mark how the Pirates would approach the draft this year. In previous years they weren’t shy about going after players who would be tough to sign. But they also had the advantage of the old...

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