Top 10 Pitchers: Sampson, Cumpton, Glasnow, and a Pitcher You Should Learn About
Jul21

Top 10 Pitchers: Sampson, Cumpton, Glasnow, and a Pitcher You Should Learn About

Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The top ten scores are highlighted in the write-up below. The rankings include every pitcher who made a start for a Pirates’ minor league affiliate, with no limitations on whether the starting pitcher has prospect eligibility. *Game Score is a stat created by Bill James used to determine how good a pitcher’s outing really...

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Minor League Schedule: Glasnow and Creasy Go For Bradenton Tonight
Jul16

Minor League Schedule: Glasnow and Creasy Go For Bradenton Tonight

Today’s Starters: Brandon Cumpton, Orlando Castro, Jason Creasy, Tyler Glasnow, Luis Heredia, Marek Minarik, Dario Agrazal Jr., Jake Burnette

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Minor League Schedule: Two Doubleheaders Slated For Saturday Night
Jul11

Minor League Schedule: Two Doubleheaders Slated For Saturday Night

Today’s Starters: Jhonathan Ramos, Adrian Sampson, Joely Rodriguez, Shane Carle, Buddy Borden, Tyler Eppler, Jake Burnette

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Prospect Watch: Rehab is the Theme For Monday’s Minor League Games
Jul08

Prospect Watch: Rehab is the Theme For Monday’s Minor League Games

TOP OF THE SYSTEM A look at how the current top 20 prospects did today. ┬áNote that this list doesn’t include players currently in the majors. If a player is in the majors, he will be removed, everyone below him will be shifted up a spot, and a new player will be added to the bottom of the list. If a player is out for the season (Jameson Taillon #1, Clay Holmes #12), he will be removed and everyone below him will move up a spot....

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Minor Moves: Hard-Throwing Lefty Promoted to United States From DSL
Jul07

Minor Moves: Hard-Throwing Lefty Promoted to United States From DSL

In addition to the roster moves for Altoona and the trade of Chris Dickerson today, the Pittsburgh Pirates made six moves in the lower minors, including a rare mid-season promotion from the Dominican Summer League. Jake Burnette was added to the GCL roster on rehab and he pitched today. The seventh round pick from the 2011 draft signed an over-slot bonus, but has not lived up to the hype, mostly because he has been unable to stay...

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