All posts tagged "Jordan Cooper"

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Pirates Release Six Minor League Pitchers

    The Pittsburgh Pirates released six minor leaguers this morning. Details on each player below. Logan Pevny Logan Pevny - Pevny was a 49th round prep pitcher taken in the 2010 draft. He's a tall, skinny pitcher who throws in the upper 80s, and tops out at 92 with sink to his fastball....

  • Prospect Reports
    Spikes Rally Behind Yhonathan Barrios, Bullpen for 5-3 Win

    The Spikes came from behind to beat the Staten Island Yankees 5-3 at Medlar field on Thursday night. Starter Jake Burnette spotted the Yankees a 3-0 lead, and Yankee starter Corey Black was impressive in his five scoreless innings. In the sixth, the Spikes scored three to tie the score behind singles...

  • Prospect Reports
    Another Strong Start For Luis Heredia

    The State College Spikes defeated the Batavia Muckdogs 1-0 in 10 innings on Sunday night, the first time in Spikes history that a scoreless game was carried into extra innings. The Spikes were led by another strong start from heralded prospect Luis Heredia, and relievers Josh Smith, Kyle Haynes, and Jordan Cooper...

  • Analysis
    Daily Prospect Profile: Jordan Cooper

    There were a lot of prep pitchers selected in the 2009 draft, and one of the ones that got away was 17th rounder Jordan Cooper, who went on to play at the University of Kentucky.  After two somewhat disappointing years in the Kentucky rotation, Cooper was drafted again by the Pirates, this...

  • Analysis
    Exicardo Cayonez Demoted to the GCL

    Cayonez has been demoted to the GCL. The Pittsburgh Pirates have promoted right handed pitcher Jordan Cooper to the State College Spikes, and to create space on the roster, they have demoted Exicardo Cayonez to the Gulf Coast League.  Cooper is expected to pitch tonight, with the probable starter listed as TBA,...

  • Analysis
    Minor League Updates: Miller, Moreno, Rinku, Hart, Perez

    Moreno is on the AA disabled list with right shoulder soreness. Some roster updates in the minor league system: -Diego Moreno has been placed on the disabled list in Altoona with right shoulder soreness.  The move is as of 6/23.  Moreno had a 4.91 ERA in 11 innings with Altoona, along with...

  • Analysis
    Transactions Recap: Thompson, Rodriguez, Cooper, Jackson

    Thompson has been designated for assignment. Catching up on the daily roster moves, since I was on the road all day, and haven't figured out a way to clone myself yet: -To make room for Chase d'Arnaud on the 40-man roster, the Pirates designated left handed pitcher Aaron Thompson for assignment.  Thompson...

  • 2011 Draft
    Pirates Agree to Terms With 23rd Round Pick Jordan Cooper

    The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to terms with 23rd round pick Jordan Cooper, Pirates Prospects has learned.  Cooper is a draft eligible sophomore out of Kentucky, and was selected by the Pirates for the second time in three years, after opting to attend Kentucky rather than signing as a 17th round pick...

  • 2011 Draft
    2011 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Recap

    Links to Previous Draft Coverage: Day One: Pirates Draft Gerrit Cole Day Two: Pirates Make Another Big Splash in 2nd Round Day Three: Pirates Go Heavy on Bats 2011 Draft Pick Player Pages 2011 Pittsburgh Pirates Draft Pick Signing Tracker August 15th will be just as important as the draft, to see...

  • 2011 Draft
    2011 Draft Day Two: Pirates Make Another Big Splash in 2nd Round

    Bell insists that he's honoring his commitment to Texas. If Major League Baseball decides to install a hard slotting system in the draft after this year, it will be a massive blow to the Pittsburgh Pirates, who have spent the most on draft bonuses in the last three years, and look to...

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