All posts tagged "Jon Sandfort"

  • Analysis
    Jon Sandfort: The Next Prep Pitcher to Watch?

    The Pirates have had a strategy over the last few years in the draft. Take hard to...

  • Schedule
    Minor League Schedule: Sandfort Makes First Start

    7/5/13 Starters: Kris Johnson, Ethan Hollingsworth, Adrian Sampson, Clay Holmes, Cody Dickson, Jon Sandfort

  • Top Performers
    Top Performers: Some New Faces at the Top of the Pitching Leaderboard

    Below are the pitching Game Scores* in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ farm system from the last week. The...

  • Season Previews
    2013 GCL Pirates Season Preview

    The GCL Pirates started their 2013 season today, losing 6-4 to the GCL Yankees. In the past...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Where Will Heredia Go? Sandfort Seeing Changeup Improvements

    Luis Heredia made a start at Pirate City yesterday in an intrasquad game in extended Spring Training. He went three innings, giving up a run on two hits, with a walk and four strikeouts. Heredia had an easy first inning. He worked a full count and got the leadoff hitter to pop...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Seeing Two Pitchers For the First Time; Brewer Hits 95

    Today I got to see two pitchers for the first time. For the last year I’ve seen Wei-Chung Wang walking around in a red shirt as he recovered from Tommy John surgery. I also saw Hayden Hurst last year in the GCL after the 2012 draft pick signed. However, he didn’t pitch...

  • Season Recaps
    GCL Pirates 2012 Season Recap: Top Prospects

    Complete GCL Coverage The Hitters The Pitchers Top Prospects When rating prospects this low in the minors, it’s all about potential. These players are so far off that it’s impossible to come up with player comps, or a range for their ceiling and floor in the majors. Some of these players might...

  • Season Recaps
    GCL Pirates 2012 Season Recap: Pitchers

    The Gulf Coast League is one of the most pitcher friendly leagues in the minors. The parks are huge, and the weather can be brutal, playing at noon every day in Florida during some of the most humid months of the year. For pitchers, that can lead to very strong numbers, even...

  • Prospect Reports
    Herrera Puts GCL Pirates One Game Away From Championship

    The GCL Pirates beat the GCL Red Sox today 5-2 in game one of the best of three GCL Finals. Dilson Herrera led the offense by going 3-for-5 on the day with a double, triple, and a homer, falling a single shy of the cycle. Third baseman Eric Wood also had three hits,...

  • 2012 Draft
    Pirates Make Jon Sandfort Signing Official

    Last Friday we heard that Pittsburgh Pirates’ third round pick Jon Sandfort was going to sign this week. Today the Pittsburgh Pirates officially announced the move in a press release. Jim Callis of Baseball America reports that Sandfort agreed to a $462,900 bonus, which is the full slot value for the third...

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