Draft Prospect Watch: Aaron Nola Continues His Impressive Streak
Mar07

Draft Prospect Watch: Aaron Nola Continues His Impressive Streak

It’s the fourth weekend of the college baseball season and like every Friday night, we will focus on the Friday night starters that are draft eligible this year. The 2014 draft begins on June 5th. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the 24th pick in the first round this year.  For more information on the top players in this draft class, check out our four-part draft preview.    The interesting match-up on Friday night was in Tallahassee, as...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Jake Stinnett Throws No-Hitter
Mar01

Draft Prospect Watch: Jake Stinnett Throws No-Hitter

Friday was the day for most of the best pitchers in the nation to get their work. Tonight we take a look at the best college hitters and how they fared during the first couple days of the weekend. Also, as the title says, Jake Stinnett threw a no-hitter on Saturday. While he isn’t one of the top picks in this draft, he is someone of interest to Pirates fans. The 2014 draft begins on June 5th. The Pittsburgh Pirates have the 24th...

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Draft Prospect Watch: Turner and Rodon Make Debuts
Feb16

Draft Prospect Watch: Turner and Rodon Make Debuts

The first weekend of the college baseball season wrapped up on Sunday with the best pitcher in the country struggling a bit in his debut. Throughout the season, leading up to the 2014 amateur draft on June 5th, we will cover the players that fall into the Pittsburgh Pirates range when they make their first round selection with the 25th overall pick. You can find our four-part preview of the draft here.  Yesterday, we recapped the...

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Rounds 26-30: The Injury Concerns that Come With College Pitchers

One way to avoid the sometimes ridiculous arm abuse of pitchers in the college ranks is to go with high school arms. Another approach would be to draft guys who haven’t been pitching that long. The Pirates did just that, and did it back to back in the 28th and 29th rounds. Jerry Mulderig has spent most of his time at Rider University as an outfielder, and has the chance to develop a plus fastball due to his frame. Stinnett spent...

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